In Wednesday’s news: Kawerak celebrates 40th anniversary with Regional Conference; ICC President and Ltn. Gov. talk Arctic Policy at Kawerak conference; Alaska Senate passes abortion bill that narrows definition of “medically necessary” abortions; Nome Board of Education opposes private school bill.
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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 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: Environmental research program partnering with eight state universities to study Hanna Shoal in Chukchi Sea; City of Nome moves one step further in case against Mike Benchoff; Nome parents, teachers and community members gathered last night to discuss Community Engagement Project; Alaska Department of Revenue won’t charge state property tax on Royal [...]
Alaska Senate adjourns special session, house decision expected today; local researchers continue diseased seal investigation; Sea Ice for Walrus Outlook seeks local input to improve forecasts; and Nenana Ice Classic produces record jackpot.
Local fishermen ask Nome Port Commission for support and space this summer; Legislature passes bill addressing in-state sex trafficking; Senate restarts gasline discussions; Holy Cross native corporation expresses support for city council; and Shishmaref sled dog races begin.