In Friday’s News: NSEDC communities will receive an additional $200-thousand benefit share, $100-thousand designated toward youth activities; Alaskans to see smaller Permanent Fund dividend this fall; City Council and Port Commission discuss year’s priority projects; fishing vessel capsizes northwest of Sitka; Coast Guard offering free inspections in Nome this weekend.
In Thursday’s News: Researchers in process of ruling out radiation as cause of Alaska Unusual Mortality Event on ice seals; NOAA scientists want more local subsistence knowledge for mapping project; U.S. House passed bill funding Marine Debris Program.
In Wednesday’s News: Man burned in Saturday fire in Nome succumbed to injuries Tuesday; Bird flu responsible for New England harbor seal deaths, not Alaska’s UME; Pilgrim Hot Springs vandalism causes BSNC to question public access; U. S. Senate subcommittee to discuss stronger Coast Guard presence in AK.
While researchers are still trying to figure out what is causing the illness in seals in the Bering, Chukchi and Beaufort Seas, researchers have found the cause of death for the Unusual Mortality Event declared in New England harbor seals. Just today it was announced that a type of bird flu – H3N8 – is [...]
Jacob Ahwinona was interviewed by KNOM for Elder Voices in 2009. He passed away in June of 2012. In his honor, we present an encore presentation of his Elder Voices interview.
In Tuesday’s News: Two men rescued in Saturday morning blaze, one in critical condition; Nome man found dead on West Beach lat Friday; FCC has no funding, but hears obstacles AK Natives face in accessing internet; Pres. Obama signed bill to streamline home building and development on tribal lands; Outgoing 10-year Animal Control Office Amy [...]
In Monday’s News: 26-year-old Jillian Burton killed in accident in Dillingham; Heavy rain and high water takes out fish counting weirs in Nome subdistrict; King salmon escapement goals may be reached in North River; Senator French wants state to withdraw proposed regulations for abortion payment conditions; Another daily rainfall record broken Saturday in Nome; Person [...]
In Friday’s News: Fishing vessel sinks near South Prince of Wales Island; Barrick pulls back on Donlin, NovaGold shares plummet; Three obstacles keep Shell from exploratory drilling this year; Board of Fish hold tight on Kenai setnetting decision; Walrus stranded in Barrow brought to AK SeaLife Center; Denali climbers rescued after swept by avalanche; Tomorrow [...]
In Thursday’s News: FCC intends to connect rural Alaskans to broadband in next three years; Family and friends of Valerie Sifsof, missing since July 7, offer $25-thousand reward; 24-year-old Kwethluk man drowns in Napaskiak South on Tuesday; ConocoPhillips Alaska earned $551-million in second quarter, paid $983-million in tax and royalties to state; Salmon Lake fertilization [...]
In Wednesday’s News: Troopers in Nome looking for missing 17-year-old Jared Wiggins; Pilgrim River may reopen next week for subsistence fishing, late runs in Norton Sound; AK lawmakers meet next week, talk about commercializing natural gas resources; Nome resident quietly fights in one-man crusade against Nome’s litter.
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