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After use, the components of this Emergency Towing System will be dried out and repackaged for redeployment in Sitka. (Photo by Matt Miller/KTOO)

Crews train to prevent repeat of Selendang Ayu grounding

By | Aleutians, Environment, Featured News, Military, National Government, Northwest, Public Safety, Search & Rescue, Southeast, Southwest, State Government, Transportation, Western | No Comments
The system was developed after the freighter Selendang Ayu lost power and grounded off of Unalaska Island in Dec. 2004. Six crewmembers were killed when the ship broke in half and spilled oil and its soybean cargo along the shoreline.
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The Rainbow Flag is a symbol of LGBT pride. (Creative Commons photo by torbakhopper)

LGBT discrimination claims still not valid in Alaska despite federal ruling

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Alaska’s statewide and Anchorage anti-discrimination commissions are not required to offer protections for gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender people despite the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's interpretation that it is considered sex discrimination, which is already protected by law.
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