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  1. Freeland praises Tillerson's work on Arctic Council climate change statementRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 12 | CBC News

    Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland praised the work of U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in getting a consensus on recognizing the Paris accord. Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says it is significant that the United States joined its Arctic Council partners in signing a declaration that supports the Paris accord on climate change.

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  2. Canada-Russia-U.S. tensions could overshadow Arctic Council meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 10 | CBC News

    A fisherman drives a boat near the Arctic Circle in Ilulissat, Greenland. Northern issues are on the agenda at Thursday's Arctic Council meeting, but other topics may be discussed on the sidelines.

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  3. U.S.-led coalition aircraft won't be allowed in Syrian safe zones, Russia saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 5 | CBC News

    Internally displaced people who fled Raqqa city sit with their belongings on a truck at a camp in Ain Issa, Raqqa Governorate, Syria, on Thursday. Proponents of new safe zones say they hope to bring relief to hundreds of thousands of Syrians displaced or trapped by the civil war.

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  4. Arctic climate warming higher and faster than expectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | CBC News

    A polar bear sits on ice in Lancaster Sound. A new report by 90 scientists has found Arctic temperatures are rising faster than the rest of the world - and animals that rely on ice for survival are facing increased stress and disruption. 1 comment

  5. Utqiagvik, Alaska, set to host next Inuit Circumpolar Conference summit in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | CBC News

    Utqiagvik, Alaska, will host the next meeting of the Inuit Circumpolar Council in July 2018. , Alaska, will host the next Inuit Circumpolar Council General Assembly July 16-19, 2018, bringing together delegates from Greenland, Canada, Alaska and Russia.

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  6. Alaska sled dogs team up, pull tourists' stuck SUV from snowRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | CBC News

    A Skookum Expeditions sled dog team helps pull a tourist's stuck car out of the snow on the Chena River near Pike's Landing in Fairbanks, Alaska on Sunday. Nine Alaska sled dogs mushing near a scenic river helped tourists with an SUV that was stuck in the snow, managing to pull it free last weekend.

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  7. 'Ride of a lifetime': Mitch Seavey becomes oldest Iditarod champ at 57Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | CBC News

    Two-time Iditarod champion Mitch Seavey takes off two positions ahead of his son, reigning champion Dallas Seavey, at the start of the Iditarod in Fairbanks, Alaska, last week. Mitch Seavey won his third Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on Tuesday, becoming the oldest champion at age 57 and helping cement his family's position as mushing royalty.

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  8. Mitch Seavey closes in on third Iditarod victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | CBC News

    Two-time Iditarod champion Mitch Seavey takes off two positions ahead of his son, reigning champion Dallas Seavey, at the start of the Iditarod in Fairbanks, Alaska, last week. Mitch Seavey could reach the finish line in Nome as early as Tuesday afternoon.

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  9. Iditarod team lets sleeping musher lie after he tumbles off sledRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | CBC News

    Linwood Fiedler heads out at the start of the Iditarod Sled Dog Race on Monday in Fairbanks, Alaska. The race veteran fell asleep Thursday and tumbled off his sled and had to walk to the next checkpoint.

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  10. Howls, high-fives mark start of Iditarod race across AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | CBC News

    Race rookie Ryan Anderson of Minnesota drives his team onto the Chena River during the restart of the Iditarod Sled Dog Race in front of Pike's Waterfront Lodge, Monday in Fairbanks, Alaska. It's the third time the starting location of the 1,600-kilometre trek to Nome, Alaska has been moved from Anchorage to Fairbanks due to low snow and poor trail conditions in the Alaska Range.

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  11. Deep snow, deep cold confront Polish adventurer on 1,600 km backcountry runRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | CBC News

    'All the trail is now covered by snow, no trail markers, and I really don't know what to do,' said Polish adventurer Michal Kielbasinski, who's running from Whitehorse to Fairbanks, Alaska. Michal Kielbasinski, a Polish adventurer who's in the middle of a grueling, 1,600-kilometre backcountry run through Yukon and Alaska, is also in the middle of a conundrum - the going's getting tougher, and he's not sure he can go on.

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  12. Alaskan Matt Hall wins 2017 Yukon Quest Sled Dog raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | CBC News

    Matt Hall rides his sled down onto the Yukon River on Saturday Feb. 4, 2017, at the start of the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race in Whitehorse, Yukon. Alaskan musher Matt Hall has won the Yukon Quest sled dog race arriving at the Fairbanks, Alaska finish line just after noon, Alaska time, Tuesday.

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  13. Low snow prompts Iditarod to move race's start to FairbanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2017 | CBC News

    Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race champion Dallas Seavey waves to the crowd as he begins the ceremonial start of the 1,600-kilometre race in Anchorage, Alaska, Saturday, March 5, 2016. Race officials are moving the official start of the 2017 race due to low snow.

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  14. Yuka Honda drops out of Yukon Quest in wake of dog deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | CBC News

    Musher Yuka Honda dropped out of the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog race Friday, several hours before she was due to leave Dawson City on the second half of the race. When Honda arrived at the Dawson checkpoint, early Thursday morning, she was carrying a dead dog in her sled bag.

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  15. Air North at 40: How Yukon's homegrown airline took off, and stayed aloftRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2017 | CBC News

    Joe Sparling, the president of Air North, seemed as surprised as anybody to find himself celebrating his company's 40th birthday this past week. Sparling is not the kind of guy to sit back and reminisce, and reflect on his success - he's still too busy running the business, even piloting his own jets on regular passenger flights between Whitehorse and points north and south.

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  16. Runner returns to Yukon, 2 years after frostbite took him out of raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | CBC News

    Polish runner Michal Kielbasinski set off from Whitehorse on Monday. He plans to run the entire 1,600 kilomtre Yukon Quest trail to Fairbanks, Alaska.

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  17. In Alaska, -50 C takes toll on cars, pipes, state of mindRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | CBC News

    Ice crystals shower down on Courtney Moore Agnes after she flung a pot of boiling water into the air Wednesday in Tanana, Alaska. The temperature Wednesday at the Tanana airport reached -48 C, and was -51 C along the river.

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  18. Dog mushers suggest new road safety measures, after recent accidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | CBC News

    Yukon musher Sebatian Schnuelle's dog team. Two of his dogs were killed last week in a road accident in Alaska.

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  19. New race marshall named for Yukon QuestRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | CBC News

    The Yukon Quest is an annual 1,600 km sled dog race between Whitehorse and Faribanks, Alaska. This winter's race begins Feb. 4 in Whitehorse.

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  20. Alaska man looks for story behind mysterious Whitehorse paintingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2016 | CBC News

    This painting appears to show the famous fire that destroyed two sternwheelers in Whitehorse in 1974. The painting has been in Alex Luebke's Fairbanks, Alaska home for decades, but he doesn't know who made it.

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