In Wednesday’s news: 64-year old man killed after being struck by car in Anchorage; Interior Secretary Salazar says he’s launching a “high-level assessment” of the 2012 Arctic Ocean offshore drilling program; Leader of an Alaska militia to spend 26 years in prison; Nome Public Schools District administrators receiving new contracts for upcoming school year; Alaska [...]
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In Tuesday’s news: Royal Dutch Shell PLC drill vessel pulled from rocks off Alaska island reached shelter yesterday; Alaska Native member of Alaska Legislature has put forward bill to allow tribal ID cards as valid ID to vote; Nome Community Center announcing thirteen young winners of 2012 art contest; 113th Congress discussing sixty billion dollar [...]
In Monday’s news: Royal Dutch Shell drilling vessel, Kulluk, refloated from Sitkalidak Island, last night; NOAA Fisheries explains reason for classification of ringed and bearded seals as threatened; Number of endangered Cook Inlet beluga whales up from last year; ADEC contacting communities to apply for BEACH grant to monitor recreational water for fecal contamination.
In Friday’s news: Two more assessments teams put on Royal Dutch Shell drilling rig, Kulluk, yesterday; Two environmental groups calling for halt of federal permits for Arctic offshore petroleum drilling; Representative Don Young sworn in as member of 113th Congress; Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski will keep main committee assignments in 113th Congress; Cup’ik/Yup’ik military officer, Major [...]
In Friday’s news: Federal unemployment compensation program ending January 1st, unless Congress acts to continue it; U.S. Coast Guard investigating problems on drill ship off Alaska’s coast used by Shell Oil; Representative Don Young will continue as Chair of Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs; Nome-Beltz Alumni Basketball Tournament happening this weekend at Beltz gym; [...]
In Wednesday’s news: Army soldier found dead yesterday in barracks at Joint Base Elemendorf-Richardson; Alaska State Troopers investigating shooting of 19-year-old Anvik man; Nome has seen uptake in red fox sightings this season, increasing concern for safety and rabies; Democrats in State House look at providing relief for Alaska students taking out loans for higher [...]
In Friday’s news: Alaska Marine Pilot Captain Pete Garay recognized by Alaska State Legislature; U.S. Coast Guard has reinstated cutter, Polar Star; University of Alaska Fairbanks wins $1.9 million grant to support Alaska Native language programs; Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell certified proposed ballot initiative for large-scale mine in Bristol Bay region; U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski [...]
In Thursday’s news: Homer captain to receive recognition for bringing fuel to Nome last winter; Interior Secretary moving toward finalizing management plan for NPR-A; 2012 bowhead whaling quota has almost been reached; This Christmas, a visiting priest from Ghana is in Nome at Saint Joseph Catholic Church.
In Wednesday’s news: Mercury monitoring site coming to Nome; Congress is looking at aid package to help victims of super-storm Sandy; Latest census shows 24% of Alaska’s population calls itself native or part-Native; Governor Sean Parnell announced more new board appointments.
In Tuesday’s news: City of Nome taking resident Mike Benchoff to court; City of Nome decided how to spend $100,000 NSEDC Community Benefit Share; Alcohol abuse, cost of healthcare, and weight issues are top health concerns for Alaskans; National Weather Service predicting another icy winter ahead for Bering Sea.
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