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Two Anchorage men were critically injured when a small plane flying over the Iron Dog snowmachine race crashed near Rainy Pass Lodge on Alaska's Iditarod Trail.Colleen Mondor

Years in the making, Southeast Alaska airport edges closer to reality

July 28, 2014 - 7:59pm -- benanderson
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For more than a decade, the community of Angoon in Southeast Alaska has hoped for a land-based airport to accommodate travel needs. A project is slowly chugging along, but state officials estimate it could still be 20 years from completion.

For more than a decade, the community of Angoon in Southeast Alaska has hoped for a land-based airport to accommodate travel needs. A project is slowly chugging along, but state officials estimate it could still be 20 years from completion.Tegan Hanlon

The 2014 Arctic Thunder air show was held at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson on Saturday, July 26, 2014. The featured performance was the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds.

Bob Hallinen

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