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Arctic Council Delegates Tour Nome

Richard Beneville at Bering Sea Bar & Grill

The Arctic Council just concluded its first meeting under U.S. Chairmanship in Anchorage, and a select few delegates traveled up to Nome for an afternoon, touring the town and meeting locals to get a sense of what life is like in rural Alaska.

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Update News: Monday, May 20, 2013

In Monday’s news: Searchers in Northwest Alaska continue to look for two missing since Wednesday; State emergency workers report major flooding in community of Circle; Arctic Council recognizes need for Arctic oil spill preparation; Longterm unemployed in Alaska about to see reduction in unemployment benefits; Nome’s Kendra Nichols-Takak is recipient of 2013 Rasmussen Foundation emerging…

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Update News: Friday, May 17, 2013

In Friday’s news: Arctic Council grants observer status to six non-Arctic nations; Winter weather hanging on as summer approaches (see graph below); Nome officials promoting boat, bike and firearm safety and more at tomorrow’s Safety Fair.  

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