In Friday’s news: Panel of experts at UAA Justice Center gave talks this week on tribal courts in Alaska; Nome Community Center hosting second social equity conversation tomorrow; Congressman Don Young say’s he’s not worried about investigation into whether he violated ethics rules; “Welcome to Nome” gold pan and “Three Lucky Swedes” landmarks have been [...]
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In Thursday’s news: 45-year-old Anchorage woman charged with misappropriating money from an Alaska Native village account; Hooper Bay man charged with first degree murder; Alaska’s senior senator is reviewing stance on gay marriage; Lawmakers in Juneau working to ensure Alaska’s interests included in Arctic policy; Bering Sea Women’s Group hosting second annual “Choose Respect” rally [...]
In Tuesday’s news: Shell executive in charge of Arctic drilling program steps down; Unalakleet is in midst of water emergency; Nome Common Council continues discussion of vessel, the Rustler; Iditarod Trail Committee is still investigating death of sled dog during 2013 Iditarod Race.
In Monday’s news: Recent reauthorization of VAWA has support and controversy; NJUS fixed main water line separation yesterday in Nome; Nils Hahn wins 2013 Equinox Sled Dog Race; Indigenous drumming and dancing took place this weekend at the 2013 Cama-i Dance Festival.
Six mushers will compete in the first ever Equinox Sled Dog Race, hosted by the Nome Kennel Club. The teams will be traveling a total of 73 miles over the 3-day race, an event that is modeled after the La Pas World Championships in Manitoba. The race purse is guaranteed at $4500, and prizes will [...]
In Friday’s news: Scientists from around the State of Alaska and the world are talking Rural Science in Action this week; UAF Marine Advisory Program gave update on sick seals investigation at Western Alaska Interdisciplinary Science Conference; Nome’s Charlie Lean reappointed by Governor Parnell to Citizens’ Advisory Commission on Federal Areas in Alaska; Six mushers [...]
In Thursday’s news: Governor Sean Parnell has submitted capital budget amendment for evacuation road in Kivalina; Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race organizers planning changes after death of sled dog; Bethel man pleads guilty to fraudulently using letterhead of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; House bill hopes to assist small Alaska municipal school districts with funding [...]
In Wednesday’s news: U.S. House Ethics Committee to investigate Congressman Don Young official code of conduct; Member of U.S. Senate urging SEC to investigate Northern Dynasty Minerals; Alaska Department of Health & Social Services reports shortage of tuberculosis testing solution; Bill in Alaska Legislature may allow drivers to display proof of automobile insurance on mobile [...]
In Tuesday’s news: Nome City Council tables resolution to approve 2013 Port of Nome Strategic Development Plan; U.S. House of Representatives passes amended version of SKILLS Act; Alaska House passes resolution urging federal government to protect Second Amendment; Legislators file amendment to Alaska House resolution opposing genetically-engineered salmon; Nome Police Chief John Papasadora receives Patriotic [...]
In Monday’s news: U.S. increasing stockpile of interceptor missiles; Alaska Senate Finance Committee made adjustments to oil tax bill last Thursday; 2010′s Republican Senate candidate, Joe Miller, considering running for Senate next year; Shell’s Kulluk rig almost ready to leave Alaskan waters; Army Corps of Engineers starting to dredge small boat harbor in Bethel.
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