In Thursday’s news: Work continues to restore basic infrastructure in Galena after severe flooding; Nome Joint Utility Board met yesterday to hear protest regarding recent bid award; Future federal assistance may be available for coastal communities in Western Alaska; Anchorage senator planning to run for lieutenant governor next year.
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In Wednesday’s news: Sightseeing plane crashes in Southeast Alaska killing one; Alaska Redistricting Board plans to meet this week to discuss a work schedule; Alaska State Troopers still investigating report of stolen gold mining equipment in Nome; Case of funds stolen from Brevig Mission Bingo Hall still under investigation; Tank water levels still low in [...]
Alaska Community Action on Toxics was in Nome on Monday with retired Marine Corps Master Sergeant, Jerry Ensminger, to talk about how military toxins are affecting local communities. Ensminger has been working for sixteen years to hold the military accountable for polluting the environment. These military toxins are linked with cancer and other illnesses around [...]
In Tuesday’s news: Major hurdles need to be cleared before Galena evacuees can return home; Alaska State Troopers say homes in Tok have flooded; Search still continues for two people who left Kotzebue in a snowstorm almost three weeks ago; Funeral service scheduled for late Athabascan elder Katie John; Four-time Iditarod champion arrested for driving under [...]
In Monday’s News: Galena evacuees taking up temporary residence in Fairbanks to escape Yukon River flood; Alaska Community Action on Toxics in Nome to blow whistle on military toxins; Judge Timothy Dooley sworn in to Nome Superior Court; Tok fire grows to 1,000 acres; BP Alaska plans to bring two new drill rigs to North [...]
In Friday’s news: Floodwaters subsiding at Galena; Weekend power outage being blamed for crash of state computer system; Alaska Redistricting Board ordered to begin redrawing state political boundary lines; Proposed Donlin Gold project public hearings wrap up in Y-K Delta; U.S. EPA extending public comment period on study of large mining impacts in Bristol Bay [...]
In Thursday’s news: Ice jam causing river flooding in Galena is slowly breaking up; Department of Law reviewing previous cases of man accused of murdering elderly Anchorage couple; After Unusual Mortality Event last year, fewer seals reported with sores and hair loss this year; Lieutenant Governor Mead Treadwell calling on maritime industry to assist Alaska [...]
In Wednesday’s news: More than half of Galena’s 400 residents have evacuated as flooding worsens; Man suspected of killing elderly couple and assaulting 2-year-old was released from jail hours earlier; Residents in Unalakleet may finally be able to drink water from their tap this week; Nome Board of Education has approved negotiated agreement with the [...]
In Tuesday’s news: Persistent Yukon River ice jam causing major flooding in Galena; Man charged with killing elderly couple near Dillingham; Alaska State Troopers say child died in all-terrain vehicle accident Sunday; Summer Norton Sound King Salmon run not expected to be a good one; U.S. Senate out for the week.
In Monday’s News: State and tribes clash in Kuskokwim fishermen ruling, says AVCP President; Galena concerned about flooding with ice jam in rising Yukon River; Old oil tank farms pose safety threat in rural Alaska; National memorial for Alaska Native and Native American veterans proposed by grassroots effort.