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Western Alaska

Construction of cables under Arctic waters between England and Japan, and overland from Prudhoe to Anchorage inching forward

About two dozen snow-machines drifted off into the Bering Sea when a large chunk of ice broke off near Kwigillingok in western Alaska.

Alaskan wins first runner-up title in Miss Indian World competition.

While spring on the North Slope brings four feet of snow on the Dalton Highway, forecasters predict breakup on Interior Alaskan rivers won't be a repeat of last year's disastrous floods.