In Thursday’s news: City of Nome has removed Rustler/Conaca from Nome harbor; AFN working to achieve federal protection and co-management of subsistence resources; NOAA surveying threatened ringed and bearded seals in Bering Sea; ConocoPhillips says it’s ready to increase investments on Alaska’s North Slope.
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In Wednesday’s news: Department of Public Safety investigating possible necessary changes to allow VPSOs to carry firearms; Nome Joint Utility Board approved 2013 fuel contract for City of Nome last night; Nome Community Center and CAMP present facts on electronic cigarettes after their debut in Nome; Bethel City Council defeats ordinance prohibiting drunken walking; U.S. [...]
In Tuesday’s news: Several Alaskans share their experience at the Boston marathon when two bombs exploded; Body of 9-year-old boy recovered from crevasse in Alaska glacier; Unalakleet residents still don’t have drinkable water coming out of taps; Former legislator and political activist pushing for referendum on oil tax overhaul.
In Monday’s news: Alaska Legislature wraps up in time – passes bill that gives oil companies a tax cut; Kotzebue investigates death of 7-year old Suyuk Brown; 9-year-old boy falls into glacier crevasse at Arctic Man, presumed dead; Joe Miller announces exploring running against Senator Mark Begich in 2014; Early breakup in Beaufort Sea underscores [...]
In Friday’s news: Anchorage man banished from Akiak after suspected of bringing alcohol into dry community; GCI’s TERRA-Northwest project underway; Elders and youth gathered yesterday to exchange traditional knowledge of marine mammal hunting; State House has passed legislation to help bring LNG to Interior Alaska; Kobuk 440 mushers on the trail.
In Thursday’s news: At Kawerak Conference, Alaska legislators address concerns about VAWA and energy policy; Native psychologist encourages healthy habits in Kawerak keynote speech; State Senate strikes out controversial provision in gun control bill; Coast Guard finds Haines man reported overdue on sailboat to Juneau.
In Wednesday’s news: Kawerak celebrates 40th anniversary with Regional Conference; ICC President and Ltn. Gov. talk Arctic Policy at Kawerak conference; Alaska Senate passes abortion bill that narrows definition of “medically necessary” abortions; Nome Board of Education opposes private school bill.
In Tuesday’s news: Unalakleet residents boil water due to out-of-order water treatment center; White Mountain attempts to avoid a water system freeze-up; City of Nome gets authorization to remove the Rustler; North Slope oil companies back proposed oil tax overhaul; Evan Booth wins Archie Ferguson Willie Goodwin Memorial Snowmachine Race.
In Monday’s news: Environmental groups praise new federal report on arctic management; Alaska House passes bill that gives cities power to remove derelict and abandoned vessels; State Senate okays $2 billion capital budget; Alaska command cancels a second major military training exercise due to sequester; Iditarod veterans and local mushers sign up for Kobuk 440.
In Friday’s news: Noorvik man in custody after pointing semi-automatic rifle at VPSO; City of Emmonak still working on water/sewer vacuum system; Senator Lisa Murkowski hosted Senate hearing on subsistence in Bethel; Bethel senator says Alaskans deserve better than proposal eliminating water reservation applications; Nome District Attorney responds to animal rights group regarding Iditarod dog [...]
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