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Update News: April 3rd, 2014

In Thursday’s news: US Senate Indian Affairs Committee hears bill from Begich and Murkowski on improving safety in Alaska Native communities; Researchers announce results of a…

Update News: April 2, 2014

In Wednesday’s news: Alaska shows low enrollment figures for new ACA healthcare policies; Alaska DEC begins testing fish for Fukishima radiation; Corp of Engineers says Arctic…

Update News: April 1st, 2014

In Tuesday’s news: Supreme Court declines hearing Katie John case on subsistence rights, ending years of litigation; Fishermen in Southeast Alaska are worrying about the pace…

Update News: March 28th, 2014

In Friday’s news: Bill making 20 Alaska Native languages official state languages encounters pushback; Nome passes resolution to enter 20-year power purchase agreement with Pilgrim Geothermal…

Update News: March 27th, 2014

In Thursday’s news: Roadless rule should not apply to AK’s Tongass Nat. Forest, contends federal appeals court; AK Native Villages Grant Program receives $10 million to…

Update News: March 26th, 2014

In Wednesday’s news: GraphiteOne consolidates it’s claims on the Seward Peninsula, but is waiting to reach out to nearby communities; EPA proposes revised Clean Water Act…

Update News: March 25th, 2014

In Tuesday’s news: Nome Common Council retains an electrical engineer, hears re-cap of geothermal project, and rising pension funding obligations; Calista Corp is giving out it’s…

Update News: March 24th, 2014

In Monday’s News: Evan Booth wins the Nome-Golovin Snowmachine Race for the 8th time, at 2 hour, 9 minutes, and 53 seconds; Community of Manokotak honors…

Update News: March 20th, 2014

In Thursday’s news: With an ACA deadline approaching, here’s what American Indians and Alaska Natives need to know about healthcare; Seward Peninsula Regional Advisory Council meets…

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