Arctic Economic Development Summit gathers community leaders in Kotzebue

Alaska’s northern regions possess some of the state’s richest natural resources. But the wealth from the North Slope Oil Fields or northwest Alaska’s Red Dog Mine has not translated into strong local economies. Far from it. Today regional and community leaders from the two northernmost boroughs gathered in Kotzebue for the first day of the Arctic Economic Development Summit.

Len Anderson, KSKA – Anchorage (on assignment in Kotzebue)