Strange Northern Names

Nikolai CheckpointWhat do the following names all have in common? [Hint: They have all been in the news this past week in connection with the same story]

Yentna
Skwentna
Finger Lake
Rainy Pass
Rohn
Nikolai
McGrath
Takotna
Ophir
Iditarod
Shageluk
Anvik
Grayling
Eagle Island
Kaltag
Unalakleet
Shaktoolik
Koyuk
Elim
White Mountain
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