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Tribal elder Lillian Austin stands with Valerie Hillman at Juneau International Airport on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. Both women were on their way to the Huna Tribal House dedication ceremonies in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, but held up by weather. (Photo by Lakeidra Chavis/KTOO)

Grounded by fog, would-be travelers watch Huna Tribal House festivities from afar

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Hundreds of people gathered Thursday at Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve to celebrate the opening of a newly completed Huna Tribal House and the National Park Service’s 100th anniversary. But not everyone could make it. Tribal members and elected officials were stuck at the Juneau International Airport.
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Northern Edge military training exercise in the Gulf of Alaska. (U.S. Navy)

Homer council shows concern over proposed naval training

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Homer City Council passed a resolution on Aug. 8, formally requesting changes to U.S. Navy training exercises in the Gulf of Alaska. The proposed training area is 24 nautical miles from the Kenai Peninsula shoreline, just south of Prince William Sound and east of Kodiak Island.
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