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Uncommonday, Road Trip!

Uncommonday, Road Trip! | Alaska | Scoop.it
. This summer, I drove all the way from Anchorage to Houston. It took about an hour. . . I missed the main residential district, but I did stop to enjoy an apple pie in a lovely restaurant by a bea...
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Uncovering Causation of Rural Suicide Rates - Alaska Native News

Uncovering Causation of Rural Suicide Rates - Alaska Native News | Alaska | Scoop.it
Uncovering Causation of Rural Suicide Rates
Alaska Native News
According to Alaskan state records, smaller communities and areas of higher latitude saw a dramatic increase in suicide rates from 2003 to 2011.
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AK Beat: More Arctic methane than we thought - Alaska Dispatch

AK Beat: More Arctic methane than we thought - Alaska Dispatch | Alaska | Scoop.it
AK Beat: More Arctic methane than we thought Alaska Dispatch Arctic methane 'time bomb' could be worse than expected: A new study headed by a University of Alaska Fairbanks biogeochemist suggests there is far more of the potent greenhouse gas...
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Stop and Smell the Lichen: Video...first fishing trip to Shanin Lake...

Stop and Smell the Lichen: Video...first fishing trip to Shanin Lake... | Alaska | Scoop.it
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The dangers of Arctic oil

The dangers of Arctic oil | Alaska | Scoop.it
Arctic oil drilling is a dangerous, high-risk enterprise and an oil spill under these icy waters would have a catastrophic impact on one of the most pristine, unique and beautiful landscapes on earth.
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Stop and Smell the Lichen: Galena Flood reflief fund raising...

Stop and Smell the Lichen: Galena Flood reflief fund raising... | Alaska | Scoop.it
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When It Comes to Arctic Drilling, Cumulative Effects Add Up

When It Comes to Arctic Drilling, Cumulative Effects Add Up | Alaska | Scoop.it
Picture five oil rigs in your nearby ocean. These oil rigs are different sizes and operate in different locations and at different times. Each of these rigs has an impact on marine life and water q...
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What Repeat Photos of Alaska's Disappearing Glaciers Reveal - The Weather Channel

What Repeat Photos of Alaska's Disappearing Glaciers Reveal - The Weather Channel | Alaska | Scoop.it
What Repeat Photos of Alaska's Disappearing Glaciers Reveal
The Weather Channel
In the photo above, the west shoreline of Muir Inlet in Alaska's Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve is shown as it appeared in 1895.
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Alaska Federation of Natives, 2011

Alaska Federation of Natives, 2011 | Alaska | Scoop.it
The Alaska Federation of Natives held its annual meeting in Anchorage this last week (October 20-22). This is a big event and it's filled with enough stories to fill many a blog. What grabbed my at...
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Old Gripes, New Tundra, and a Thin Ray of Hope.

Old Gripes, New Tundra, and a Thin Ray of Hope. | Alaska | Scoop.it
How do you adapt course material to the cultural context of a tribal college? I have had enough conversations about that topic in the last couple days to last me a little while. Whether any of them...
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Polar Cold War - Washington Free Beacon

Polar Cold War - Washington Free Beacon | Alaska | Scoop.it
San Francisco Chronicle Polar Cold War Washington Free Beacon The Pentagon on Friday unveiled a new strategy to defend the Arctic region from security threats as Russia builds up cold-weather forces in the region and China prepares to claim...
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Alaska's road to Nome appears dead, but advocates not giving up - Alaska Dispatch

Alaska's road to Nome appears dead, but advocates not giving up - Alaska Dispatch | Alaska | Scoop.it
Alaska's road to Nome appears dead, but advocates not giving up Alaska Dispatch The project at the other end, the road from the end of the Elliot Highway at Manley Hot Springs to Tanana in Interior Alaska, will be a rough route but on the way to an...
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Spend money on needed Arctic icebreakers to assert US interests - The Seattle Times

Spend money on needed Arctic icebreakers to assert US interests - The Seattle Times | Alaska | Scoop.it
Spend money on needed Arctic icebreakers to assert US interests
The Seattle Times
Epic changes in the Arctic climate and landscape are seemingly unstoppable. Environmentalists concerned about what comes next should rally support for new U.S.
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Barter Island ...Includes Bears

Barter Island ...Includes Bears | Alaska | Scoop.it
So, I just spent the last 3 days in the village of Kaktovik on Barter Island. From listening to friends, students, and coworkers, the village brings to mind three things; ANWR, The Bone Yard, and t...
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Took these pics a little over a year ago.

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Stop and Smell the Lichen: Spring photos....with Chickens...and fish

Stop and Smell the Lichen: Spring photos....with Chickens...and fish | Alaska | Scoop.it
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Premera Alaska says state customers can keep plans - Anchorage Daily News

Premera Alaska says state customers can keep plans - Anchorage Daily News | Alaska | Scoop.it
Premera Alaska says state customers can keep plans
Anchorage Daily News
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Premera Alaska says it will allow 5,200 Alaska customers to keep their health insurance plans.
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Stop and Smell the Lichen: Video....Springtime Shmingtime....

Stop and Smell the Lichen: Video....Springtime Shmingtime.... | Alaska | Scoop.it
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Occupy Anchorage, Communism, and Other Red Herrings

Occupy Anchorage, Communism, and Other Red Herrings | Alaska | Scoop.it
It was a busy day for me last Saturday when I first noticed the Occupy Anchorage folks in Town Square, so I didn’t get a chance to speak to them.  It had been a small gathering to be sure (just a f...
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Medevac payment program dropping Alaska members - Ktoo

Medevac payment program dropping Alaska members - Ktoo | Alaska | Scoop.it
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Medevac payment program dropping Alaska members
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A medevac service popular in Southeast will no longer offer its insurance program in Alaska. Seattle-based Airlift Northwest has a membership program called AirCare.
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Stop and Smell the Lichen: Cloudberry/Salmonberry/Akpik Jam Recipe

Stop and Smell the Lichen: Cloudberry/Salmonberry/Akpik Jam Recipe | Alaska | Scoop.it
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The courts should rule on whether SB21 violates Alaska's Constitution - Alaska Dispatch

The courts should rule on whether SB21 violates Alaska's Constitution - Alaska Dispatch | Alaska | Scoop.it
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The courts should rule on whether SB21 violates Alaska's Constitution
Alaska Dispatch
Article 8 of Alaska's constitution and common law regarding trusts both obligate the state to manage resources for the public interest.
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Twitter / WoWFactz: Frozen Trees of the Arctic ...

Twitter / WoWFactz: Frozen Trees of the Arctic ... | Alaska | Scoop.it
RT @WoWFactz: Frozen Trees of the Arctic http://t.co/lHshSlYnqw
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