In Wednesday’s news: Nome’s Northwest Campus has new Director; Alaska did not receive any money from Sandy relief bill, but bill does allow for tribes to apply directly for future aid; Board of Fisheries adopts new management plan for Kuskokwim River; Alaska’s Senior Senator introduces legislation to rename Mount McKinley to Denali; Co-chair of State [...]
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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: Alaska voters will determine whether Republicans will take control of both houses of the state Legislature; Tom Sparks appointed council member by Nome Common Council, last night; Accidental fire burning outside Dillingham; Experts testifying before new Alaska sex trafficking task force says teen victims too afraid or embarrassed to come forward; Analysis [...]
This Thursday on Sounding Board (November 8, 2012 at 10am), we’re talking about living with diabetes in Western Alaska. 1 in 20 Alaskans are currently living with diabetes. It’s the seventh leading cause of death in the state, and annual costs for treating the disease exceed over $350 million dollars a year. What effect has this [...]
In Tuesday’s news: Trials began in Bethel for fishermen who allegedly fished with restricted salmon nets; Air taxi pilot spent cold night after crashing near Emmonak; New report finds alcohol & drug abuse cost Alaska $1.2 billion in 2010; Congressman Don Young is running for Alaska seat in U.S. House of Representatives; Alaska’s migration of [...]
In Thursday’s News: Kiana lifts lockdown prompted by shooting; Alaska Gold Company pays penalty for alleged Clean Water Act violations; British lawmakers seek stoppage of offshore Arctic drilling; State of Alaska filing lawsuit against U.S. government for enforcing Emission Control Area; Flooding in Seward prompts state of emergency; Unalakleet 5th grade class growing salmon;
In Tuesday’s News: August storms delay start of school year in Kivalina; State Attorney General asks that the Red Devil mine site be placed on National Priorities List; 61-year-old man dies in ATV crash in Mat-Su Borough; UAA Assistant Professor to study how many birds migrate to and from AK every year.
In Tuesday’s news: Alaska voters decide today on coastal management initiative, primary for House District 39; The Arctic Imperative Summit closes with discussion on Bering Sea and Arctic shipping; Nome City Council hears suggestions for $200,000 mid-year Community Benefit Share from NSEDC; Norwegian oil company Statoil inches closer to drilling in the Chukchi Sea, possibly [...]
In Monday’s news: a Saturday fire at Dredge 6 just west of Nome appears to have been intentionally set; Alaska Attorney General Michael Geraghty appeals to EPA for cleanup at Red Devil Mine; 2nd annual Arctic Imperative Summit begins in Girdwood; Nome Nanooks cross country teams kick off their season with two wins in fall invitational.
In Monday’s News: Two Stebbins teenagers arrested for treatening STG crew members; 22-year-old airman dies on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson; 70-foot log fall kills Klawock man at timber sorting yard; Sen Begich’s staff to meet with Nomeites today, UNK tomorrow, SMK on Wednesday; 10-year-old Juneau boy heads to Washington D.C. for Kids State Dinner.
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