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Update News: Monday, August 12, 2013

In Monday’s news: Two 15-year-old Anchorage girls killed by intoxicated driver Friday; Coast Guard says Oregon-based fishing vessel has run aground near Valdez; Russia leading the way in commercial shipping along Northern Sea Route; Japanese political leaders move to revitalize country’s nuclear program – may affect Alaska’s LNG exports; Statewide Broadband Task Force planning on…

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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: Thursday, December 6, 2012

In Thursday’s news: Alaska Native leaders gather at White House Tribal Nations Conference, voice concerns over federal mismanagement; Caribou hunting in Bethel regulated under new guidelines; Department of Veterans Affairs and Indian Health Services working together to improve healthcare for Alaska Native veterans; Senator Begich introduces new Social Security bill in DC; Increased shipping traffic in…

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