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Update News: Monday, January 28, 2013

In Monday’s news: Minnesota climber thwarts third attempt to summit Denali in the dead of winter; Company of Alaska Army National Guard headed to Kuwait; Alaskan environmentalists attempting to persuade Congressional representatives that Shell Oil should not drill this summer; BP looking to recognize rural educators in BP Teachers of Excellence program.

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Update News: Tuesday, January 15, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: U.S. Coast Guard involved with Nome’s Mike Benchoff and his vessel the Rustler; U.S. House scheduled to vote today on second round of disaster relief bill; Members of Bethel-based Alaska Army National Guard honored at ceremony Sunday; About 100 people gathered for tribal sovereignty and environmental conservation rally in Anchorage on Friday;…

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Update News: Friday, January 11, 2013

In Friday’s news: Rally to be held at noon in Anchorage in support of Canadian tribes fighting legislation; Members of Bethel-based unit of Alaska Army National Guard will be honored for year-long Afghanistan deployment; Two-alarm fire has burned several units of a three-story Anchorage apartment building; Nome Elementary School continuing to make adjustments to improve…

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Update News: Friday, January 4, 2013

In Friday’s news: Two more assessments teams put on Royal Dutch Shell drilling rig, Kulluk, yesterday; Two environmental groups calling for halt of federal permits for Arctic offshore petroleum drilling; Representative Don Young sworn in as member of 113th Congress; Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski will keep main committee assignments in 113th Congress; Cup’ik/Yup’ik military officer, Major…

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Profile: The Evolving National Guard

As the military’s mission evolves, the National Guard wants to boost the western Alaska force and establish stronger operations at home. Brigadier General Mike Bridges, the commander of the Alaska Army National Guard, says this is for purposes of national defense and local preparedness. Hear from General Bridges, Lieutenant Colonel Joe Miley, the commander of…

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