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Salazar announces 'targeted leasing' in Arctic

...will set aside areas important for wildlife or native subsistence, including a 25-mile-wide buffer along the Chukchi Sea coast because of its importance to subsistence hunters.Marilyn Heiman, Arctic program director for Pew Environment Group...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-06-27/salazar-announces-targeted-leasing-arct
State
Polar bear, wolf vie to be Alaska Zoo 'president'

...commercials.Ahpun has been at the zoo since she was 3 months old. She was found orphaned near Point Lay on the Chukchi Sea coast about 700 miles northwest of Anchorage. She's likely to receive the sympathy vote - polar bears in 2008 were added...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2012-09-09/polar-bear-wolf-vie-be-alaska-zoo-p
Neighbors
Polar bear, wolf vie to be Alaska Zoo 'president'

...commercials.Ahpun has been at the zoo since she was three months old. She was found orphaned near Point Lay on the Chukchi Sea coast about 700 miles northwest of Anchorage. She's likely to receive the sympathy vote - polar bears in 2008 were added...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-09-06/polar-bear-wolf-vie-be-alaska-zoo-%E2%8
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This Day in History

...when ice cut it off from open water. The 1,200 crew members used whale boats to reach safety at Icy Cape on the Chukchi Sea coast. No lives were lost. In 1884, Alaska's first governor, John Kinkead, appointed by President Chester Arthur...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091406/loc_20060914018.shtml
News
Obama cautiously offers more areas for offshore drilling in Alaska and Gulf of Mexico

...Sea, but the National Weather Service said winds of 65 to 70 mph with gusts to 90 mph also were expected along the Chukchi Sea coast."How do you drill a relief well? How do you put a containment system in place in those conditions? It is a very...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-11-09/obama-cautiously-offers-more-areas-offs
State
Point Lay lands first whale in 70 years

...Whaling captains Julias Rexford Sr. and Thomas Nukapigak led the effort for the community of 250 people on the Chukchi Sea coast. The Alaska Eskimo Whaling Commission last year lifted restrictions to allow the village to take one whale per year...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/050809/reg_437699005.shtml
New welfare card system almost complete

...families, card-reading devices had to be installed in some 150 villages - from Angoon in Southeast to Kivalina on the Chukchi Sea coast. Start-up costs ran about $1 million, said Jim Dalman, a Division of Public Assistance program officer. All...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110199/Loc_welfare.html
Local
Local filmmaker premieres feature at Anchorage Film Festival

...already well on his way to becoming an adventurer himself; the family of three recently returned from a trek along the Chukchi Sea coast, a journey of more than 300 miles that McKittrick described as a totally positive experience. The family plans...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120210/art_744586615.shtml
Arts
Warming brings unwelcome change to Alaska villages

...racks. Warming temperatures are making food security an issue at both Kivalina and Point Hope, 75 miles up the Chukchi Sea coast from Kivalina. Both villages use ice cellars. Coast erosion at Point Hope has washed some away. Cellars now typically...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032811/sta_806546506.shtml
News
Warming brings unwelcome change to Alaska villages

...racks. Warming temperatures are making food security an issue at both Kivalina and Point Hope, 75 miles up the Chukchi Sea coast from Kivalina. Both villages use ice cellars. Coast erosion at Point Hope has washed some away. Cellars now typically...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-03-27/warming-brings-unwelcome-change-alaska-
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