In Wednesday’s News: Two Shishmaref men mauled by a bear, treated at village clinic; 2012 AFN Marketplace competition canceled, too few applicants; Nome School Board welcomes 13 new staff members; Superintendent Brawner prepares for possible big federal budget cuts; Shawn Johnson, 24, identified as man arrested after allegedly firing a gun delaying Gov. Parnell’s visit [...]
In Tuesday’s News: Former State Sen. Al Adams died yesterday after battle with pancreatic cancer; Former Gov. Knowles supports coastal management program ballot initiative; Sec. Salazar announces plan for leasing NPRA, says Shell responsible for drilling delay; NJUS will purchase two 900-kilowatt turbines, install next June. Mike Benchoff has until tomorrow to rectify list of [...]
In Monday’s News: Two Stebbins teenagers arrested for treatening STG crew members; 22-year-old airman dies on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson; 70-foot log fall kills Klawock man at timber sorting yard; Sen Begich’s staff to meet with Nomeites today, UNK tomorrow, SMK on Wednesday; 10-year-old Juneau boy heads to Washington D.C. for Kids State Dinner.
In Friday’s News: STG pulls out of Stebbins tank farm project due to threats from teenagers; Cause of July fire in Selawik deemed as arson; Drowning victims in Eagle River identified as Montana women; Alaska Sea Party says outsiders trying to buy election on Ballot Measure 2; NVAD and city to decide whether to accept [...]
In Thursday’s News: Gov. Parnell tells commissioners to use restraint when writing budgets; Sen. Murkowski to hold a forum on impacts on federal health care law; Helicopter pilot who died near Delta Junction identified; Oil containment and clean up to begin today after sheen spotted from sunken vessel near Sitka; First Chinese vessel – the [...]
In Wednesday’s News: Panel reviews possible mining impacts and the Draft Bristol Bay Watershed Assessment; Environmental groups sue federal government and EPA on chemical dispersants; Helicopter pilot dies in crash near Delta Junction; Brooks Range Council seeks support in opposing planned road to the Ambler Mining District.
Wooly mammoths once roamed across Europe, Northern Asia, across the Bering Strait and throughout Alaska and Canada. But they mostly disappeared from North America around ten thousand years ago—and around four thousand years ago, they had vanished entirely. But why?
In Tuesday’s News: Fuglvog scheduled to be released from prison Saturday; AST identified officer involved in fatal shooting, Sgt. Anthony Wegrzyn; Charges brought against youth in last month’s fire in Teller; U.S. and Alaska flags lowered to half-staff until Friday; Coast Guard says it’s ready for expanded activity in Arctic; NJUS orders more fuel than [...]
The Caleb Lumen Pungowiyi Scholarship program offers 5 thousands dollars per semester for 4 registered tribal members from the Norton Sound, the Northwest Arctic, and the Arctic Slope regions. The scholarship deadline was originally the end of July, but that deadline has been extended to Friday, August 10th.
In Monday’s news: The 15th International Congress on Circumpolar Health convenes in Fairbanks today; The Caleb Lumen Pungowiyi scholarship program extends its deadline to August 10th (hear more in Monday’s Profile); Alaska State Troopers say assaults against law enforcement officers on the rise; Mirroring a national trend, health officials in Alaska see an increase in [...]
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