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Doug Chilton and DeAndre King in front of the canoe they're transporting to North Dakota. (Photo courtesy of Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska)

One People Canoe Society to paddle for Standing Rock Tribe to protest controversial pipeline

By | Alaska Native Government & Policy, Alaska's Energy Desk, Energy & Mining, Environment, Featured News, Juneau, Outdoors, Southeast | No Comments
Members of the One People Canoe Society are traveling this week from Alaska to North Dakota to paddle in protest over a controversial pipeline. The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe has asked paddlers from around the country to show support with a float down the Missouri River.
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Grid referee could ensure cheaper electricity for Alaska’s Railbelt

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For the first time in years, Alaska is seriously talking about putting a kind of referee in charge of how electricity moves from point A to point B in Alaska's Railbelt. That could lower Alaskans' electric bills. The Railbelt's power companies are working on making this happen, but they're also nervous about handing over the keys to just anyone.
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