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On Top of the World

Blanket toss, Nalukataq

Volunteer Dayneé Rosales recently traveled to an incredible place: Barrow, Alaska, the northernmost city in the USA and the host of a traditional whaling festival, Nalukataq.

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Sounding Board: Arctic Shipping

Northwest passage routes

This Thursday on Sounding Board (March 21, 2013 at 10am), we’re talking about the future of goods being shipped through the Arctic Ocean. Scientists predict that open-water vessels could be traveling the Northern Sea Route and the Northwest Passage by 2040; this means more traffic passing along the Western Alaska coast. How do you think…

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Update News: Wednesday, January 9, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: 64-year old man killed after being struck by car in Anchorage; Interior Secretary Salazar says he’s launching a “high-level assessment” of the 2012 Arctic Ocean offshore drilling program; Leader of an Alaska militia to spend 26 years in prison; Nome Public Schools District administrators receiving new contracts for upcoming school year; Alaska…

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Update News: Friday, November 2, 2012

In Friday’s news: NOVAGOLD announces transfer of Alaska Gold Company LLC to Bering Straits Native Corporation; Paul Fuhs with Fuhs Consulting updated the Nome Port Commission last night on Nome Port & Harbor Development Plan; Attorney for man accused of killing Hoonah policemen says prosecutors didn’t prove their case; NTSB investigation states 27-year old missing…

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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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