In Monday’s news: Alaska Legislature wraps up in time – passes bill that gives oil companies a tax cut; Kotzebue investigates death of 7-year old Suyuk Brown; 9-year-old boy falls into glacier crevasse at Arctic Man, presumed dead; Joe Miller announces exploring running against Senator Mark Begich in 2014; Early breakup in Beaufort Sea underscores [...]
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In Wednesday’s news: U.S. House Ethics Committee to investigate Congressman Don Young official code of conduct; Member of U.S. Senate urging SEC to investigate Northern Dynasty Minerals; Alaska Department of Health & Social Services reports shortage of tuberculosis testing solution; Bill in Alaska Legislature may allow drivers to display proof of automobile insurance on mobile [...]
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 [...]
In Wednesday’s news: U.S. House stripped relief bill of money for fishery disaster in Y-K Delta and Upper Cook Inlet; Alaska Legislature gaveled in yesterday for start of new legislative session; Governor Sean Parnell preparing for fourth State of the State address; Kawerak, Inc. still deciding how to move forward with regional recycling expansion project; [...]
In Tuesday’s news: Royal Dutch Shell PLC drill vessel pulled from rocks off Alaska island reached shelter yesterday; Alaska Native member of Alaska Legislature has put forward bill to allow tribal ID cards as valid ID to vote; Nome Community Center announcing thirteen young winners of 2012 art contest; 113th Congress discussing sixty billion dollar [...]
In Tuesday’s news: The Nome City Council discusses the city’s stance on upcoming Coastal Management ballot initiative; Alaska legislature moves alcohol regulation to Department of Commerce; A federal three-judge panel to hear arguments Thursday on state’s redistricting plan; State health officials say the percent of overweight or obese students in Anchorage schools declined last year; [...]
In Friday’s news: Guideline harvest for Norton Sound red king crab set at 465,450 pounds; “Success Beyond Barriers” selected as the theme for 2012 Alaska Federation of Natives; $27 million going to rural Alaskan communities through federal Payment-in-Lieu-of-Taxes (PILT) program; Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. did not heed Governor Parnell’s call for divestment in Iranian firms; [...]
The Governor has until December to name members to the Alaska Native Language Preservation and Advisory Council. The group will be made of language experts from around the state who will advise the governor and legislature on language policy. Dr. Lawrence Kaplan, the director of the Alaska Native Language Center at the University of Alaska [...]
In Thursday’s news: Rep. Joule won’t seek re-election; South African gold company and leading diamond firm announce plans for their 20-mile long stretch of 26 leases offshore; Suicide prevention training required for school personnel; Late sea ice break-up has herring fishery managers biting their nails.
NSB police shoot Barrow man; voters in Holy Cross re-elect city council members; kidnapping charges filed in the death of Samantha Koenig; Alaska Legislature begins special session; Nome’s main runway to close for two weeks this summer; Nome-Beltz Drama Club to present play this weekend; and a Smithsonian researcher will speak about 19th century ivory drill bows and the related oral histories.
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