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Shell, Greenpeace spar over Arctic drilling safety zones use two drill vessels for exploratory drilling this summer on federal leases in the Chukchi Sea off Alaska's northwest coast. A Shell manager testified Shell has spent upward of $7 billion on its Arctic project.Arctic drilling is strongly...
Greenpeace group boards Arctic offshore drill rig in Pacific

...Shell hopes to use for exploratory drilling during the summer open water season in the Chukchi Sea off Alaska's northwest coast if it can obtain all necessary permits.Shell last drilled in Arctic Ocean waters in 2012.Using two vessels, the...
Interior Secretary Jewell visits eroding Alaska village

...on an Alaska coastal community.Jewell visited Kivalina, a village of 370 on a barrier island just off Alaska's northwest coast, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.Once protected from early winter storms by a natural barrier of sea...

...Sitka and Ketchikan.The fourth recipient was Rico Worl's Trickster Company in downtown Juneau, which offers Northwest Coast art and design.Still a startup, Worl's shop carries his own art and designs, as well as art from his sister...

...environmental groups sued Monday to throw out a federal agency rule that concludes oil exploration off Alaska's northwest coast has a negligible effect on walrus.The groups claim the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has understated the effects...
Hands-on learing: Carving project highlights modern aspects of apprenticeship tradition of the most influential Northwest Coast artists of the 20th century...collaborative spirit between Northwest Coast artists. Gajaa Hit apprentice...that community of carving and Northwest Coast art, it's like a family...
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Art auction draws a crowd

...before the auction and featured northwest coast fashions that included a salmon...a regional hub in Juneau for northwest coast art."We are going to make this the northwest coast art capital of the world...
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Tlingit Barbie arrives complete with Chilkat blanket

...blanket, the doll is marketed as a Northwest Coast Native Alaskan Barbie. The description...say, ''My people live in the Northwest Coast and Panhandle area of Southeast...Chilkat blanket features a stylized Northwest Coast Eagle design. The blanket uses...
Education Board revises rules for school closures

...revisions was apparent after the abrupt three-week closure last February of the village school in Kivalina on Alaska's northwest coast, she said. The new guidelines require a school to notify families and submit a plan for reopening to the state 10...
Salmon season

...wonderful book, "Indian Fishing: Early methods on the Northwest Coast," she writes: "Sustenance for most of the people of the Northwest Coast was dependent on the return of the migrating species...


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