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Arctic oil spills likely to spread across borders: study
The Frontier Discoverer drilling rig is shown at Dutch Harbor, Alaska, in 2007. Oil spills in the Beaufort Sea would persist longer and travel farther while trapped in sea ice, according to a study released today by the World Wildlife Fund of Canada.
Anchorage Daily News
AK Beat: Veteran musher loses home to wildfire
Musher's homestead destroyed in wildfire: Former Iditarod and Yukon Quest musher Dave Olesen lost his home in one of the many wildfires burning in Canada's Northwest Territories, the CBC reported .
The Forgotten Internment
"On June 3 and 4, 1942, Japanese military forces conducted air strikes on U.S. Army and Navy facilities at Dutch Harbor, in what is now the city of Unalaska.
Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce
Research ship heads for Arctic, by way of Hawaii
Next summer, there'll be a new ship docking in Dutch Harbor and Nome on its way to the Arctic.
Shipping safety advocate criticizes arctic preparedness plans
As the summer arctic shipping season gets underway, a member of a group that formed after the Selendang Ayu ran aground a decade ago, is calling for more rescue tugs, monitoring and risk management measures in the Bering Strait and Unimak Pass.