In Monday’s news: Water pressure is back in City of Emmonak, but residents still need to boil water; Kalskag-to-Aniak trail on Kuskokwim River closed; Alaska still ranks number one in country for Chlamydia; Researchers finally have chance to examine umiaq pieces dug out in 1953; Nome schools in session today.
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In Friday’s news: Crews woke up early in Nome to put out a fire; Federal biologist convinced Alaska has seen start of debris washing ashore from 2011 tsunami in Japan; Senate green lighting disaster relief bill to floor; Three local students earned first nursing degrees ever in Nome; Airborne windmills may be coming to Alaska.
In Thursday’s news: Community of Emmonak without potable water; Bering Straits Health Consortium and UAA Anchorage will graduate first 3 students from Nome nursing program; Alaska Senator Mark Begich expected to serve on Senate Indian Affairs Committee during upcoming Congress; Nome Common Council learns city morgue is in poor condition; Smoking is now more expensive [...]
In Monday’s news: Investigators determine there is no oil spill near St. Lawrence Island; Red foxes have been sighted around Nome; Governor Parnell releases budget proposal, showing increased support for public safety programs; Local author, Claire Kennon, is raising awareness about domestic violence; Nome-Beltz High School wrestling team competed in State Tournament this past weekend.
In Friday’s news: Fairbanks woman to pay hundreds of thousands to family of child killed, last year; YKHC working on electronic health record system; Bethel man dies after being found in unheated home; Nome Port Commission outlines spending for State general obligation bonds; Federal agencies increase support for protection of sacred sites for Alaska Natives [...]
In Friday’s news: Climate change is impacting subsistence bowhead whaling; Scientists say they’ve resolved one of biggest arguments in climate change debate; The Alaska Eskimo Whaling Commission’s former director sentenced for embezzlement; Anchorage Democratic senator retained seat in state Senate.
In Tuesday’s news: The Emmonak Tribal Council is intervening in current lawsuit between State of Alaska & U.S. Attorney General; 43-year-old woman found unresponsive in Bethel; Lawyer asking judge to consolidate trials of 22 Alaska Native fishermen; Alaska State Troopers have suspended search for missing 31-year-old Wisconsin man; Nome Public Schools needs input from community [...]
In Monday’s news: More than half of women in the Y-K Delta have experienced partner violence or sexual violence in their lifetime; Alaska State Troopers say van fatally struck DOT employee; Friends and family remember Anchorage woman who disappeared during Kenai Peninsula camping trip in July; Group of U.S. & Canadian marine mammal experts want [...]
In Wednesday’s news: Changes in ocean’s pH levels from greenhouse gases affecting Alaska; Alaska health officials reporting sharp increase this year of pertussis, or whooping cough; Tugboat stuck on rocks near St. Michael since October not removed yet; Kaatiluta taking place Saturday in Nome.
In Tuesday’s news: Tapping into Norton Sound natural gas resource may not be worthwhile for Nome; Board Member for Bristol Bay Native Corporation charged with sexually assaulting female; Gambell residents still waiting to hear back from Coast Guard about oiled wildlife samples; Environmental group seeking endangered species protection for Pacific harbor seals.
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