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The silver screen comes back to Bethel

The silver screen comes back to BethelLast weekend was the grand opening for Suurvik Cinema in Bethel, the only theatre for hundreds of miles in a vast stretch of Alaska.

Bears maul Anchorage hiker near Bird Ridge

A bear mauling in the Bird Creek area has sent one woman to an Anchorage hospital with serious injuries.

Historic quake disrupts life, habitat in Aleutians

Historic quake disrupts life, habitat in AleutiansAt a magnitude 7.9, the deep-sea earthquake that struck on June 23 was the most powerful to hit the Western Aleutians in 50 years.

White House makes economic case for expanding Medicaid in Alaska

White House makes economic case for expanding Medicaid in AlaskaAlaska is one of 24 states that rejected federal dollars to increase access to Medicaid.

Holly Brooks reclaims Mount Marathon title

Holly Brooks reclaims Mount Marathon titleOlympic skier Holly Brooks has reclaimed her title as winner of the women’s Mountain Marathon race.

Smithsonian Channel program attempts to encapsulate 49th state

Smithsonian Channel program attempts to encapsulate 49th stateA program that aired this past Sunday on the Smithsonian Channel tries to capture the majesty of the 49th state.

Shaktoolik “takes own fate” to protect community, buy time from relocation

Shaktoolik “takes own fate” to protect community, buy time from relocationThe people of Shaktoolik are taking matters into their own hands and building a coastal berm to protect their community from erosion.

Aleutians prepare for more vessel traffic as Canadian pipeline advances

Aleutians prepare for more vessel traffic as Canadian pipeline advancesThe Canadian government gave conditional approval to the Northern Gateway pipeline in British Columbia. If it’s built, it’ll bring hundreds more oil tankers through the Bering Sea.

Alaska Arctic Policy Commission listens to community input

Alaska Arctic Policy Commission listens to community inputThe Alaska Arctic Policy Commission held a listening session yesterday in Anchorage.