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A satellite view of Western Alaska and the Bering Strait, taken Feb. 4, 2014. (Photo by NASA)

Will Obama look north for his legacy?

By | Arctic, Energy & Mining, Environment, Featured News, Federal Government, Government, Nation & World | No Comments
These are the days when a president turns to thoughts of legacy. As the months tick down on this Administration, President Obama has created a marine national monument off new England and last month vastly expanded one near Hawaii. Alaska interest groups are working to get his attention, too. Some want him to take bold action in the 49th State before he leaves office, and others are urging him to resist those calls.
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Prince William and Kate Middleton visited Carcross after a trip to Whitehorse. (Photo by Abbey Collins/KHNS)

Prince William and Kate Middleton visit Yukon communities

By | Alaska Native Arts & Culture, Alaska Native Government & Policy, Featured News, Nation & World, Southeast | No Comments
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and Kate Middleton, were met by a large crowd, music and dancing in Carcross this week. They event was part of a larger tour around the Yukon after traveling through British Columbia. The visit focused on First Nations issues and culture.
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