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Treadwell Urges US to Check Putin in Arctic; Sullivan Spotlights ‘Pro-Putin Rally’

Treadwell Urges US to Check Putin in Arctic; Sullivan Spotlights ‘Pro-Putin Rally’Dan Sullivan, Mead Treadwell’s rival in the GOP primary for U.S Senate, issued an email yesterday saying Treadwell attended a “pro-Putin rally.”

Bergdahl release ignites political controversy

Bergdahl release ignites political controversyFormer Fort Richardson soldier Bowe Bergdahl was released over the weekend from nearly five years in captivity in Afghanistan.

Report says US participation in Arctic Council lacks coordination, follow-through

Report says US participation in Arctic Council lacks coordination, follow-throughA report released Monday from the Government Accountability Office suggests U.S. participation in the Arctic Council lacks coordination and follow-through.

Can an aggressive Russia remain our nice Arctic neighbor?

Can an aggressive Russia remain our nice Arctic neighbor?Arctic experts are wondering about international relations in the Arctic and whether the era of cooperation with Russia is over.

Seismologists, lawmakers call for earthquake early warning system

Seismologists, lawmakers call for earthquake early warning systemSeismologists and several lawmakers said Congress needs to pony up for an earthquake early warning system.

Tribes push to restore salmon to upper Columbia River

Tribes push to restore salmon to upper Columbia RiverTribes, scientists and policymakers from both sides of the border are meeting to figure out how to restore Columbia River fish to their historical range.

Juneau Peace Corps volunteer evacuated from Ukraine

Juneau Peace Corps volunteer evacuated from UkraineWatch Miller's speech to Juneau World Affairs Council on 360North

U.S. pushes international ban on arctic fishing

U.S. pushes international ban on arctic fishingThe United States is gathering support for an international moratorium on commercial fishing in the Arctic Ocean.

Commission wants Alaska to have more influence over arctic’s future

Commission wants Alaska to have more influence over arctic’s futureAfter a year of meetings, the Legislature’s Arctic Policy Commission is rolling out its strategy for the region.

Warming Arctic likely contributing to erratic worldwide weather

Warming Arctic likely contributing to erratic worldwide weatherIt’s not proven, but the evidence is growing, the report’s chief author said, that a warming Arctic is making the jet stream waver more and delivering more erratic weather patterns to the Lower 48 states, Europe and Russia.