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Proposed Northern Gateway Pipeline could impact Alaska

Supertanker in Canadian waters. Photo by Bruce Hill, courtesy of Living Oceans.

Enbridge Inc. is proposing to build a pipeline that would transport oil sands crude 730 miles from Alberta, Canada to the coast of British Columbia. From there, the pipeline would fill supertankers headed primarily to China. The fastest route takes them straight through Alaskan waters. KSTK’s Anne Hillman found out more about how this proposed project could impact our state.

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School, borough officials discuss Wrangell Public Schools budget

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The Wrangell School Board met with the Wrangell Borough Assembly last week to discuss the school district’s budget for the upcoming fiscal year and the potential shortfall it is facing from a loss of state and federal funding. more