In the early morning hours, a three-building fire in Teller caused the Nome Volunteer Fire Department to respond – first with a planeload of six firefighters and later with several vehicles loaded with crew and equipment. The first group of firefighters arrived in Teller just before 5 o’clock this morning. The fire, burning since around [...]
In Thursday’s News: Teller Catholic Church spared, but two buildings collapsed, city’s front-end loader blows up; Plane crash in Homer kills former state representative Heinze; Nome Port Commission asks council to ban individual from the port; Hearings continue for coastal management program initiative; Researcher finds the state has collected $170-billion in revenue from North Slope [...]
In Wednesday’s News: Sen. Begich calls on Parnell to declare fisheries disaster in YK Delta; Human remains found one mile east of Brevig Mission being identified; Jet skiers detained in Russia ordered to return to the US, arrived in Wales last night; RuralCap begins suicide prevention program; Greens are sprouting at Nome’s Community Garden.
Six jet skiers from the reality show Dangerous Waters are trying to make their way back to Wales tomorrow after being arrested last week in Lavrentiya, Russia. The crew of six was detained in a Russian gym for four nights for not having valid travel documents jet skiing from Wales to Russia. They departed Wales [...]
In Tuesday’s News: Man arrested in death of homeless woman from Eagle Village; Kawerak to be included in the Richard Foster Building; Producers of Bering Sea Gold donates $20-thousand toward East End Park; Nine stranded boaters rescued near Kotzebue; Alaska Native Language Archive makes available research in EndangeredLanguages.com.
In Monday’s News: Museum vote expected to fill City Council Chambers tonight; Kings hit Nushagak River; Arctic Trading Post sells, Nome Covenant Church to open teen center; Seward Fire Department to resume search of missing Mt. Marathon runner; New Norton Sound hospital to showcase native artwork.
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With king salmon subsistence and sport fishing closed in most areas of the state, Julie Smith started an online petition to bring attention to and to stop king salmon and halibut bycatch in the pollock fishery. She plans on sending the petition to Governor Sean Parnell, Senator Lisa Murkowski and to the North Pacific Fishery [...]
In Friday’s News: Petition circulates aimed to bring attention to and stop king salmon and halibut bycatch in Bering Sea pollock fishery; No extension to comment deadline on EPA’s “Bristol Bay Watershed Assessment”; search for missing Mt. Marathon runner resumed this morning; NEA Alaska endorses President Obama; 2012 Iditarod finisher Matt Giblin disqualified from 2012 [...]
In Thursday’s news: St. Michael, Koyuk & Scammon Bay firefighters head to Utah to help battle wildfires; Western Arctic caribou herd continues to decline; Rally aimed at APD police protocols after police shot and killed two men; Fisherman fell off fishing boat, Coast Guard search is on; DNR maps coastline in the area this summer; [...]
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