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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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Some ferry cuts restored, but impacts unclear

A marine highway staffer watches as passengers and dogs reboard the ferry Matanuska before departing Wrangell Jan. 16, 2013. (Ed Schoenfeld/CoastAlaska News)
State budget-writers have reversed one of cuts made to the Alaska Marine Highway. But officials say it's too early to say how much service will be restored. more

Public media cuts could end local programming

Wrangell's KSTK is among public broadcasters facing deep cuts that could change  programming. (File photo)
Some Alaska public broadcasters would have to give up local programming if the state Senate’s budget cuts go through. more