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VHS PERFORMS AT AURORA CONFERENCE COMPETITION
For those wanting to catch a glimpse and listen to the VHS Band in Delta this past weekend, you can sign up to watch the video of select Aurora Music Festival Command Performance Winners on The Cube.

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MISSING PILOT FOUND DEAD IN PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND
Alaska Dispatch (4-15-15) - Alaska State Troopers found the body of a missing pilot and his plane floating in Prince William Sound Wednesday evening, according to the U.S. Coast Guard, ending a search that lasted more than 24 hours. The crew of a trooper’s vessel found the man's body and the Cessna 180 he had been flying in the waters off Culross Island in western Prince William Sound, near Whittier. On Wednesday afternoon, KTUU identified the pilot as Dale Carlson, 53, of Wasilla. Petty Officer 1st Class Shawn Eggert of the Coast Guard's Anchorage public affairs office would not confirm the pilot's identity Wednesday night. On Tuesday afternoon, the 11th Air Force Rescue Coordination Center had received a mayday call from the pilot in the vicinity of Perry Island.

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PREVIEW OF AIRSHOW PLANES
 The Valdez May Day Fly In and Airshow will be held in Valdez and event organizers are excited to announce that pilot Marcus Paine will coming to airshow with a Steerman Biplane to do aerobatics. Paine, a professional airshow pilot, has performed for the Fly In since its inception, flying either a Citabria or a Super Cub. This year Paine will be able to do more impressive aerobatics with the Steerman biplane.
The STOL (Short take-off and landing) competition will also see some new airplanes. Bob Breeden and his son Bobby have been winners of the STOL competition and are excited to try out a newly built high performance Super Cub. The Fly In and Airshow will be held May 8th, 9th and 10th at Pioneer Field in Valdez.

For more information, visit www.valdezflyin.com. To volunteer for this year's event, email valdezflyin2014@gmail.com or call 835-8244.

 
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Anchorage Daily News
Norway summons Russian ambassador over unwanted minister's visit
Norway is demanding an explanation after a controversial Russian official -- one of the people targeted by EU and Norwegian sanctions -- made an uninvited visit to Svalbard. 
Goliat arrives at new frontier in Arctic offshore oil, but why so little controversy?
OPINION: Goliat has not generated as much controversy as other Arctic oil operations. Perhaps there is some sense of resignation that turning back the tide of development may seem impossible?
New evidence of prehistoric trade with Asia found at Bering Land Bridge site
A newly analyzed object from the University of Colorado-led Cape Espenberg dig is providing more evidence of prehistoric trade or contacts between the residents of Northwest Alaska and their neighbors across the Bering Strait.
Appeal to start on Arctic seismic testing
Local Inuit hope to overturn federal approval of a plan to use noisy airguns to conduct seismic tests off Baffin Island. The seismic tests are scheduled for this summer.   
Barents regional governors want Northern Sea Route upgrades
Development of the Northern Sea Route, with adjacent bases and infrastructure, tops the Arctic wish list of Russia's Barents regional governors. 
Point Hope lands two bowheads in first weekend of spring whaling season
Point Hope crews enjoyed good weather and calm water last weekend, said Rex Rock, the captain of one of the two crews that found early success.
BLM completes cleanup of 6 legacy wells in Umiat area
Cleanup is done on six legacy wells that are relics of early oil exploration on Alaska's North Slope, the Bureau of Land Management said Friday.
Permafrost 'carbon bomb' unlikely, but worries over northern thaw persist
Permafrost in the circumpolar north will likely continue to thaw and release carbon dioxide and methane, but at a gradual rate instead of as a "carbon bomb," said a study published recently in the journal Nature. 
Protesters in kayaks meet Shell's Arctic drill rig as it arrives in Washington
Protesters in kayaks greeted a rig that could be used for oil drilling in the Arctic as it arrived in Washington state following a journey across the Pacific.
The Canadian Arctic Council ministerial -- what to expect
Canada's two-year term leading the Arctic Council produced some positive results, despite complications from tensions over Russia and philosophical splits over economic and enviromental goals. 
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