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North Slope Borough celebrates 45th anniversary

July 7th | Shady Grove Oliver Print this article   Email this article  

This week, the North Slope Borough is celebrating its 45th birthday.

On July 2, 1972, the borough was incorporated under the leadership of its first mayor, Eben Hopson Sr.

At the end of this week, borough residents will have the chance to celebrate the anniversary, reflect on the last four decades, and honor the founders of the borough with a two-day event in Utqiaġvik.


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