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Today in women's history: Mary Joyce ends thousand-mile sled dog trip

During her thousand-mile trek, she endured -60º temperatures, primitive terrain, and minimal communication, making the journey a harrowing one.

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Alaska Tribal Summit addresses Native rights

The Alaska Tribal Leaders Summit held in Anchorage May 5-7 focused on concerns over Native youth disenfranchisement and the controversial status of hunting and fishing rights.

In Sarah Palin’s Alaska, rival Lisa Murkowski triumphs

Alaska's Republican write-in candidate Lisa Murkowski beat tea party fav Joe Miller, despite Sarah Palin's best efforts to ice the incumbent.

Why Alaska Native Democrats voted for Murkowski

This election made Alaska a unique case: voting Republican was a needed sacrifice to keep the far-right wing out of office.