About one-third of Alaska jobs are dependent on the federal government. Disaster relief in Colorado is being delayed due to furloughs. Clean up at a nuclear waste site in South Carolina is on hold. And a poor farmer in Argentina is waiting for an, um, agricultural shipment from Louisiana.

Our take on the shutdown, and how it’ll play in 2014, from today’s On Background:

GovBeat's Reid Wilson joins On Background with a look at the impact of the shutdown outside the Washington area. (The Washington Post)