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Update News: September 19th, 2013

In Thursday’s news: This year’s Permanent Fund Dividend paid to state residents is $900; Dept. of Labor stats show high employment numbers in Oil-and-Gas sector ahead of controversial tax cuts; Pacific walrus have begun gathering on the northwest coast of Alaska amid season migration; The Sealaska Heritage Institute received almost half a million dollars for…

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Profile: Shelby Anderson

Northwest Alaska is an area rich in heritage and culture. According to Anthropologist Shelby Anderson, it is a place where the past is relevant to the present and the future. Anderson is an Assistant Professor in the Anthropology Department at Portland State University. Although teaching in Oregon, she completes her research mostly in Northwest Alaska. Anderson…

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Update News: Wednesday, August 14, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: Senator Hollis French to run for Governor; Erosion threatening archaeological sites on coast of Northwest Alaska; Two people safe after crashing float plane near Paxson; Water tank levels still low in City of Unalakleet; Coast Guard report on grounding of Kulluk won’t be released until next year; Nome Public Schools receives completed…

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Update News: Monday, July 15, 2013

In Monday’s news: Unalakleet man charged with illegal subsistence fishing earlier this month; U.S. Coast Guard has opened seasonal base in Kotzebue; Police say alcohol and speed may have played a factor in East Anchorage car crash Friday; FAA increasing amount of hours required to become commercial air carrier co-pilot; Former lawmaker John Cowdery has…

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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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