In Tuesday’s news: Nome Board of Education will discuss superintendent’s resignation at tonight’s meeting; City of Kivalina still conserving water after summer and fall flooding in 2012 restricted filling of water tanks; Nome Common Council passed ordinances, last night, amending Fiscal Year 2013 Budget; Community Engagement Initiative explained; Allen Moore wins Yukon Quest International Sled [...]
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In Monday’s news: House panel advanced “stand your ground” bill; Bethel police officer who shot and killed man in October found to be justified in actions; State of Alaska’s “Power Cost Equalization” program considered safety net for rural Alaskan communities; Paul Johnson Memorial Norton Sound Sled Dog Race unexpectedly finished in Unalakleet, Friday.
In Friday’s news: Environmental research program partnering with eight state universities to study Hanna Shoal in Chukchi Sea; City of Nome moves one step further in case against Mike Benchoff; Nome parents, teachers and community members gathered last night to discuss Community Engagement Project; Alaska Department of Revenue won’t charge state property tax on Royal [...]
In Tuesday’s news: Senator Mark Begich introducing bill to grant share of revenues from off-shore drilling; Alaska Native and American Indian tribes can now speak directly to the President regarding disaster relief; Executive from Arctic Slope Regional Corporation appointed to national Arctic Oil Spill Committee; Nome Public Schools is moving forward with its Community Engagement [...]
In Monday’s news: Calista Corporation is warning of misleading notice targeting Native and village corporations; Alaska State Legislature taking up issue of in-state gasline; Fort Yukon’s only judicial officer charged with driving under the influence; Parents may soon be able to send children to private or religious schools using public education funds; Two Rivers musher [...]
In Friday’s news: Norton Sound Health Corporation delays opening of Norton Sound Regional Hospital and Quyanna Care Center; Army in Alaska banning alcohol in barracks across the state; Social Security benefits changing within next 28 days; Incoming Republican state chairman removed from office; Senate Judiciary Committee to hear testimony today on federal overreach managing state [...]
In Thursday’s news: Army Corps of Engineers and Alaska Department of Transportation releases draft of Alaska Deep-draft Arctic Port System Study; Nome’s only Iron Dog champion, Evan Booth, has named a driver to replace his injured race partner; Robert Metcalf appointed new Director of UAF Northwest Campus in Nome; Nome-Beltz longtime wrestling coach, Dudley Homelvig, [...]
In Wednesday’s news: Nome’s Northwest Campus has new Director; Alaska did not receive any money from Sandy relief bill, but bill does allow for tribes to apply directly for future aid; Board of Fisheries adopts new management plan for Kuskokwim River; Alaska’s Senior Senator introduces legislation to rename Mount McKinley to Denali; Co-chair of State [...]
In Tuesday’s news: Nome Common Council approves $1.5 million purchase of Nome Alaska Gold Company property near Port of Nome; Alaska House of Representatives will consider creating short-term driver’s licenses for temporary residents; Senator Lisa Murkowski introduces Congressional bill focused on preventing youth suicides; Fishing will not be allowed for early-run king salmon this summer [...]
In Monday’s news: Minnesota climber thwarts third attempt to summit Denali in the dead of winter; Company of Alaska Army National Guard headed to Kuwait; Alaskan environmentalists attempting to persuade Congressional representatives that Shell Oil should not drill this summer; BP looking to recognize rural educators in BP Teachers of Excellence program.
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