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Red Dog Mine Money Distributed to Improvement Fund; NAB Community Projects Being Determined

"Northwest Arctic Borough" written on the side of a government building.

A group of representatives from each of the 11 borough communities met this week in Kotzebue to define criteria for the projects. “It can’t be directed toward one entity or one person. It has to be something that’s sustainable and is shared with all the community,” according to Hiram Walker, the capital projects manager for the Village Improvement Fund. Teck Resources will contribute $8 million to the VIF this year.

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Update News: April 21st, 2014

In Monday’s news: Non-white groups remain at higher risk for HIV, AIDS in Alaska; Legislature extends 90-day session to tackle education, budgets; Bill to create partially state-owned natural gas pipeline goes to governor’s desk; Bill symbolically recognizing 20 Alaska Native languages as “official” passes; Fish and Game veterinarian warns invasive ticks pose threat to moose,…

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