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As more nations eye the Arctic as a strategic resource, what is the U.S. military’s plan? | Alaska Insight

Alaska's Arctic region is opening to increased vessel traffic and global interest. What are the American military’s plans to ensure security?
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Rural Alaska communities have largely been left behind in the digital revolution — until now | Alaska Insight

Better internet access is coming to the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta, but other regions of the state are still waiting to bridge the digital divide. How will new technology and funding resources help?
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Redistricting is underway in Alaska. But who gets to decide where the lines fall? | Alaska Insight

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Redistricting is a lengthy process that takes place every ten years. Various draft proposals have already come under fire. Will the redistricting board be able to avoid litigation this time around?
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Alaska is leading the nation in new farm growth. Is it enough to address food security concerns? | Alaska Insight

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Alaska offers an abundance of wild foods, but when it comes to locally grown crops, we’re often at a disadvantage. What programs and efforts are underway to help lower our dependence on outside shipments?
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Alaskan Latinos discuss culture and an upcoming documentary during Hispanic Heritage Month | Alaska Insight

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Hispanics make up a growing share of the population in Alaska, and their stories are intertwined with the state's culture. How has life changed for the Hispanic and Latino community through the decades?
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Dinosaurs once roamed the Arctic. What can they tell us about adapting to a changing climate? | Alaska Insight

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Scientists are learning more about how dinosaurs adapted to the climate in Alaska. Studying what these prehistoric giants left behind may reveal clues to help better adapt to warming temperatures brought on by climate change.

Alaskans discuss trauma and intergenerational healing | Alaska Insight – Oct 1

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Individuals and communities in Alaska have come to recognize that trauma-informed practices can help strengthen relationships and work toward overcoming the negative impacts of structural racism and colonization.

Climbing COVID-19 case rates are affecting young Alaskans too | Alaska Insight

As Alaska leads the nation in Covid case rates, school districts are struggling to keep staff and students safe with in-person learning. What information do parents and guardians need to help keep their families safe?

What do the results of the 2020 U.S. Census mean for Alaskans? | Alaska Insight

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The demographic landscape is changing in the United States, and new data from the 2020 Census shows that Alaska is no different. Our population is growing and is more diverse than ever.
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Housing insecurity continues to grow as another pandemic winter approaches | Alaska Insight

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Homelessness and a lack of affordable housing are perennial issues in communities throughout Alaska. But the pandemic has made an already difficult situation worse.

Alaskans discuss Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month | Alaska Insight

Lori Townsend speaks with Lucy Hansen, president of the Polynesian Association of Alaska, Filipino Community, Inc. President Edric Carrillo and community organizer Kengo Nagaoka about the rich history of Asian and Pacific Islanders and their hopes for the future.
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Fire officials talk preparedness amid a changing landscape | Alaska Insight

Spring is finally here and as the snowpack recedes, wildfire becomes a concern, especially before greenup. What’s the outlook for this year’s fire season and how much will standing, dead spruce affect it?

Farm advocates discuss agriculture resources and sustainability | Alaska Insight

Farming in Alaska has changed and expanded in recent years. As seasons lengthen and innovations in farming techniques advance, advocates for eco-friendly farming see big potential.
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Here’s how small airlines in Alaska are surviving the pandemic travel slow-down | Alaska Insight

Air travel came to a halt last year as the pandemic caused closures across the country. In rural Alaska, where planes are a lifeline for many communities, airlines had to pivot and adjust to the changes quickly.
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How the pandemic has further strained recovery resources | Alaska Insight

has consumed the attention of many of us over the past year, but another killer has continued to claim lives. Overdose deaths are on the rise, and the need for substance abuse resources in Alaska is pressing. How have recovery programs around the state adjusted their services to meet the demand?

Alaskans discuss some of the state’s biggest boondoggles | Alaska Insight

Alaskans have dreamed and schemed some big tourism and economic ideas for the 49th state through the decades. Everything from a giant styrofoam igloo lodge, to a city under a dome and a freshwater pipeline to California.
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PBS American Portrait on Alaska Insight | Special LIVE Episode

Alaskans have a lot of can-do spirit and a deep sense of connection to Alaska. In this episode of Alaska Insight we explore some of what it means to be an Alaskan in this time of social and political unrest and how we can come together to create an Alaska that is a leader in the nation for equity, health, and wellness.

Alaskans address violence against Asian Americans and racial bias in tech | Alaska Insight

Racial bias permeates government policy and justice systems. It's also ubiquitous in the technology that we engage with on a daily basis.

Sexual assault survivors advocate for change in Nome and statewide | Alaska Insight

The high rates of sexual assault and violence against women in Alaska are long-standing problems. In Nome, survivors have been speaking out about how law enforcement has handled assault cases in the community.

Recognizing women’s contributions in Alaska | Alaska Insight

The accomplishments of Alaska women are as varied as they are wide ranging. From CEOs running major corporations to vessel captains to community leaders