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.
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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 [...]
In Wednesday’s news: VAWA passage thrusts tribal jurisdiction debate into the spotlight again; Twelve Alaska Native Regional Corporations have come together supporting change in oil tax structure; Fairbanks lawmaker has asked to be excused from call of Alaska House for nine months; Non-profit group donates money for Anchorage soup kitchen equipment.
In Tuesday’s news: Persons in Alaska State Trooper helicopter crash have been identified; Alaska House passes legislation advancing pipeline to transport natural gas to Southcentral Alaska; Alaska Senate passes Governor Parnell’s omnibus crime bill; More than 25,000 Alaska voters may also be registered in another state; Six horses running along Anchorage streets have been recaptured.
In Friday’s news: Scientists from around the State of Alaska and the world are talking Rural Science in Action this week; UAF Marine Advisory Program gave update on sick seals investigation at Western Alaska Interdisciplinary Science Conference; Nome’s Charlie Lean reappointed by Governor Parnell to Citizens’ Advisory Commission on Federal Areas in Alaska; Six mushers [...]
In Thursday’s news: Governor Sean Parnell has submitted capital budget amendment for evacuation road in Kivalina; Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race organizers planning changes after death of sled dog; Bethel man pleads guilty to fraudulently using letterhead of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; House bill hopes to assist small Alaska municipal school districts with funding [...]
In Tuesday’s news: Nome City Council tables resolution to approve 2013 Port of Nome Strategic Development Plan; U.S. House of Representatives passes amended version of SKILLS Act; Alaska House passes resolution urging federal government to protect Second Amendment; Legislators file amendment to Alaska House resolution opposing genetically-engineered salmon; Nome Police Chief John Papasadora receives Patriotic [...]
In Friday’s news: Body of missing 32-year-old Harvey Pitka of Russian Mission found; Preliminary report from NTSB says cargo plane crashed near Dillingham last week due to “rising terrain”; Department of Interior has concluded review of Shell’s failed 2012 Arctic drilling campaign; UCLA geographer says Arctic shipping could be possible by mid-century; Alaska Senate Finance Committee [...]
In Thursday’s news: U.S. House committee starts reauthorization process of Magnuson Stevens Act; Alaska Legislature passes resolution fighting federal overreach; Alaska House poised to vote in $9.8 billion state operating budget; Unemployment rate in Alaska lower than national rate for fifty-one months; Applications due soon for Northwest Campus’ Nursing Aide Certification program; Diocese of Fairbanks [...]