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Eric Whitney stands next to the tripod he constructed for the Kuskokwim Ice Classic. The tripod was erected on the river ice in front of the Bethel seawall on March 21, 2018.

The Kuskokwim tripod is up and the countdown to summer has begun

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A Bethel-area STEM student designed the 26-foot high tripod. The upright arm is cut like a Yup'ik story knife, and the red and blue legs are painted to look like Lund aluminum skiffs driving through running water.
Election review board members sort through election materials at the Division of Elections office in Juneau, Aug. 30, 2016. (By Andrew Kitchenman/KTOO)

State election officials seek help registering, informing voters in their Native language

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Alaska election officials are looking for help in some of the state’s smallest communities to provide assistance to register and inform voters about the ballot and elections in their Native language. But sometimes help is unavailable, leaving few options.
Bill Ferguson exits a voting booth at the Yupiit Piciryarait Cultural Center, one of two available precincts in Bethel, Alaska on November 8, 2016. (Photo by Katie Basile/KYUK)

State elections division holds Alaska Native language summit

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Alaska elections officials are struggling to put methods in place to translate the state's election ballot into an array of diverse Alaska Native languages. 
Pete Kaiser at the ceremonial start of the 2018 Iditarod in Anchorage. (Photo by Zachariah Hughes/Alaska Public Media)

As Iditarod has changed, so has its relationship with its Native roots, mushers say

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Before the ceremonial start Saturday of the 2018 Iditarod, veteran musher Ketil Reitan of Kaktovik remarked on how fewer Inupiaq people are dog mushing nowadays. Fewer than 10 mushers out of the 67 competing in this year’s Iditarod are Alaska…

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