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The crew sent to fix the Quintillion undersea cable encountered ice, difficult currents, and a food shortage in its effort to fix the link.
Repair vessel IT Integrity is in position to fix Quintillion’s fiber optic cable at the bottom of the Arctic Ocean that was severed by sea ice in June.
Arctic villages scrambled for internet alternatives after a subsea fiber optic cable was cut. Luckily, a new satellite option became available just months ago.
Federal and state agencies are embarking on a three-year process to identify Aquaculture Opportunity Areas where Alaska waters would be opened to new permits for farming marine resources.
Pleased with the results from its 2022 drilling season, Donlin Gold is looking forward to another year of developing the prospect.
After a five-year hiatus, the federal government accepted a fee-to-trust acquisition of Alaska Native land for just the second time. The Central Council of the Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska had its application for a plot of land in Juneau approved by the US Department of the Interior.
Delegates to the Alaska Federation of Natives came together in Anchorage, and the mood was upbeat and warm for the return of an in-person convention for the first time since 2019.
Hospitals in urban and rural areas, telemedicine, and rural clinics with modern technology where previously none existed have made 21st century healthcare more accessible for Alaskans than ever before. But Alaskans still may need to travel Outside for specialized treatment, and often those travels lead to the Pacific Northwest.