In Wednesday’s News: Nome resident Frank Carruthers stranded on an ice floe over the weekend, rescued by helicopters; Shell Oil drilling ship grounded in Gulf of Alaska, high winds and stormy seas preventing marine experts from boarding ship to check for damage; FDA releases draft report on genetically engineered salmon, Alaska’s Congressional delegation up in arms, report [...]
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In Monday’s News: Alaska State Supreme Court ordering redistricting board back to work; Fiscal cliff approaching, Senator Begich says Republicans need to offer more in negotiations; Disaster relief bill passes in Senate, awaiting vote in House; AVCP Regional Housing Authority celebrating grand opening in Bethel; Senator Begich appointed to Indian Affairs Committee; Rasmusson Foundation urging [...]
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 Thursday’s News: FDA okays genetically modified salmon; Begich, Murkowski and Young react; ConocoPhillips paying fines for 2006 & 2007 North Slope oil spills; Body of missing Coast Guardsmen recovered near Kodiak; Paul Johnson Memorial 450 Sled Dog Race returns for second year in 2013; Oil sheen discovered south of Homer; Phone books replaced by [...]
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.
In Monday’s news: Water pressure is back in City of Emmonak, but residents still need to boil water; Kalskag-to-Aniak trail on Kuskokwim River closed; Alaska still ranks number one in country for Chlamydia; Researchers finally have chance to examine umiaq pieces dug out in 1953; Nome schools in session today.
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