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Profile: Edward Itta at the Arctic Imperative Summit

At the close of the Arctic Imperative Summit, the announcement was made just yesterday that Arctic sea ice this summer has hit a record low. With the opening Arctic Ocean, much of the discussion the past few days has been centered around developing the Arctic sustainably. In his closing remarks to the summit, former North…

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Update News: Tuesday, August 28, 2012

In Tuesday’s news: Alaska voters decide today on coastal management initiative, primary for House District 39; The Arctic Imperative Summit closes with discussion on Bering Sea and Arctic shipping; Nome City Council hears suggestions for $200,000 mid-year Community Benefit Share from NSEDC; Norwegian oil company Statoil inches closer to drilling in the Chukchi Sea, possibly…

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Update News: Tuesday, July 31, 2012

In Tuesday’s News: Two men rescued in Saturday morning blaze, one in critical condition; Nome man found dead on West Beach lat Friday; FCC has no funding, but hears obstacles AK Natives face in accessing internet; Pres. Obama signed bill to streamline home building and development on tribal lands; Outgoing 10-year Animal Control Office Amy…

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Update News: Wednesday, June 20, 2012

In Wednesday’s news: With extremely low numbers in the Yukon Chinook salmon run, Fish and Game begin subsistence closures; US Supreme Court decision in Ramah Navajo case, seeking full payment of federal contracts with tribes, to have big implications in Alaska; US House passes Representative Don Young’s Sealaska bill; President of the National Congress of…

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