In Friday’s News: Fishing boat sank south of Kodiak Island this morning, crewman missing; No current funding for demolition of White Alice towers, may take years to acquire; Interior Department allows Shell to begin preparation work for drilling; DOT Commissioner Luiken resigns; KYUK reports one of most renowned Yup’ik skins sewers died; U.S. and state [...]
Archive | August, 2012
This Thursday on Sounding Board (September 6, 2012 at 10am), we’re talking about Nome’s famous White Alice towers (at the summit of Anvil Mountain), which have recently been slated for removal by Sitnasuak Native Corporation. Should the White Alice towers stay or go? If you favor demolition, what should be done with the land? If [...]
In Thursday’s News: Marshall volunteers continue to search for Paul Tinker, AST call off their search; Catholic organization to triple number of beds for Anchorage homeless; Ballot Measure Two failed, Alaska can still reestablish Coastal Management Program; Anchorage nonprofit begins program to revitalize AK Native languages for urban AK Natives.
In Wednesday’s News: Neal Foster to go unchallenged in November election for House District 39 Representative; Alaska voters decide not to reestablish Coastal Management Program; Ballot Measure No.1 too close to call; Sharon Cissna wins Democratic Primary for U.S. House race, to face U.S Rep. Don Young; East West runway in Nome reopens, work crew [...]
At the close of the Arctic Imperative Summit, the announcement was made just yesterday that Arctic sea ice this summer has hit a record low. With the opening Arctic Ocean, much of the discussion the past few days has been centered around developing the Arctic sustainably. In his closing remarks to the summit, former North [...]
In Tuesday’s news: Alaska voters decide today on coastal management initiative, primary for House District 39; The Arctic Imperative Summit closes with discussion on Bering Sea and Arctic shipping; Nome City Council hears suggestions for $200,000 mid-year Community Benefit Share from NSEDC; Norwegian oil company Statoil inches closer to drilling in the Chukchi Sea, possibly [...]
In Monday’s news: a Saturday fire at Dredge 6 just west of Nome appears to have been intentionally set; Alaska Attorney General Michael Geraghty appeals to EPA for cleanup at Red Devil Mine; 2nd annual Arctic Imperative Summit begins in Girdwood; Nome Nanooks cross country teams kick off their season with two wins in fall invitational.
This month EV features an encore presentation of Susan Campbell, who was born in Gambell in 1934. Susan remembers her childhood in Gambell: picking greens and berries while camping in the country; her first time away from her family when she went to school; and trapped with her family all over St. Lawrence Island. Originally aired in 2002, this month KNOM features an encore presentation of Gambell’s Susan Campbell.
A low front from Siberia brings strong winds, high water, and rain to the Seward Peninsula/Norton Sound; a Navy SEAL with Aniak roots publishes a book about his experiences in the operation that killed Osama Bin Laden; initial drill results at a graphite deposit 40 miles north of Nome could be “one of the most significant” graphite resources in the world; U.S. Senator Mark Begich to introduce legislation creating a national seafood marketing effort; NOAA charges American Seafoods with 39 violations of Magnuson-Stevens Act for fish fraud; Alaska State Museum seeks entries for biennial exhibition on Alaskan photography
In Thursday’s News: Joint meeting of Nome Common Council and Nome Port Commission puts city’s energy toward expanding Nome’s port, not Cape Nome; Mercury used during Gold Rush now posing health risk to today’s miners; NASA says blimps are making comeback, Lt. Gov. Treadwell says rural AK great place to test aircraft; Memorial honoring Attu [...]
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