In Wednesday’s News: Man burned in Saturday fire in Nome succumbed to injuries Tuesday; Bird flu responsible for New England harbor seal deaths, not Alaska’s UME; Pilgrim Hot Springs vandalism causes BSNC to question public access; U. S. Senate subcommittee to discuss stronger Coast Guard presence in AK.
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In Friday’s News: Fishing vessel sinks near South Prince of Wales Island; Barrick pulls back on Donlin, NovaGold shares plummet; Three obstacles keep Shell from exploratory drilling this year; Board of Fish hold tight on Kenai setnetting decision; Walrus stranded in Barrow brought to AK SeaLife Center; Denali climbers rescued after swept by avalanche; Tomorrow [...]
In Thursday’s News: FCC intends to connect rural Alaskans to broadband in next three years; Family and friends of Valerie Sifsof, missing since July 7, offer $25-thousand reward; 24-year-old Kwethluk man drowns in Napaskiak South on Tuesday; ConocoPhillips Alaska earned $551-million in second quarter, paid $983-million in tax and royalties to state; Salmon Lake fertilization [...]
In Thursday’s news: Alaska Air National Guard responds to a downed aircraft north of Fairbanks; Leaders from Shishmaref and Newtok in Washington, D.C. to seek funding for dealing with climate change; Alaska Center for Energy and Power tells Nome city officials Pilgrim Hot Springs geothermal resource could yield up to 10 megawatts; Ethan Berkowitz reports [...]
In Wednesday’s news: Governor Sean Parnell rejects state-run health insurance exchanges for Alaska; The Coast Guard says no damage found on Shell’s oil rig after it slipped anchor Saturday; Mary’s Igloo Traditional Council, recovering from recent fire, receives $50,000 from National Endowment for the Arts; NSEDC begins four “egg take” salmon hatchery programs next week; [...]
In Tuesday’s News: Coast Guard launching temporary base in Barrow until October; Drifting tug headed to Nome makes it to Cordova, USCG to inspect; As 1.5 million tons of debris from Japanese tsunami makes it to Alaskan shores, so far sparing the Norton Sound; Senator Mark Begich says $50,000 “woefully inadequate” for tsunami debris clean [...]
In Monday’s news: Governor Sean Parnell seeks federal disaster declaration for king salmon fisheries on Yukon and Kuskokwim Rivers; Alaska Nanuuq Commission, U.S. Fish & Wildlife in Shishmaref detailing new international quota for subsistence harvest of polar bears; Body of woman found south of Barrow identified as 28-year-old Eliza Mae Simmonds; Shell Oil’s drill rig [...]
The Alaska Nanuuq Commission and the US Department of Fish and Wildlife were in Shishmaref Friday to detail a new international quota for subsistence hunting of polar bears in the Bering and Chukchi Seas.
In Friday’s news: Bering Strait/Norton Sound healthcare providers discuss local implications of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling; Governor Sean Parnell and Alaska’s Congressional delegation react to the court’s decision; Rep. Neal Foster running against primary challenger Woodie Salmon from Chalkyitsik; Up to 20,000 red salmon expected in the Pilgrim River as reds begin to arrive [...]
The bar-tailed godwit will later migrate from Western Alaska to New Zealand without stopping. It will travel five to seven days straight. While a majority of bar-tailed godwits nest in Asia, some raise their young in Alaska – from Bethel to Barrow. Nome’s resident expert birder Sister Alice Sullivan explains characteristics of the “unique marathon [...]
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