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Francesca on the Trail

Francesca Fenzi

It was an adventure that she describes as one of the most incredible highlights of her year of service. In April, news volunteer Francesca Fenzi hit the trail for a sled dog race that offers a unique look of what makes rural Alaska so special.

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AIDEA Briefs Federal Commission on Ambler Road

A map of AIDEA's proposed routes for the Ambler Mining District Industrial Access Road. Photo: the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority.

A conference call about federal polices on Alaska lands became part of the ongoing debate about a proposed mining road to Ambler, with the total cost of the road officially projected to be as high as $400 million—a number that’s interesting as much for what it leaves in as out.

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Update News: April 4th, Zach’s Birthday Edition

In Friday’s Newscast: Coast Guard investigation says equipment failure, human error, weather contributed to crewman’s death in December; Lawmakers gear up for vote on sprawling education bill; US Senate ratifies two treaties on international fishing; Kobuk traditional council passes resolution opposing state-sponsored road to Ambler Mining District; Kulluk oil rig grounded because of poor management,…

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