In Tuesday’s news: Shell executive in charge of Arctic drilling program steps down; Unalakleet is in midst of water emergency; Nome Common Council continues discussion of vessel, the Rustler; Iditarod Trail Committee is still investigating death of sled dog during 2013 Iditarod Race.
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In Thursday’s news: Shell cancels 2013 Arctic drilling season; Alaska’s redistricting plans waiting on outcome of US Supreme Court case, case challenging need for federal oversight of state redistricting in states with a history of voting discrimination; Abortion bill debate continues in Juneau, developmental psychologist testifies against abortion on mental health grounds; Parnell’s oil tax [...]
In Wednesday’s news: Team #17 had fastest time to Nome from Big Lake in Iron Dog Snowmachine Race; First bill to land on Governor Parnell’s desk is one he introduced; Senator Lisa Murkowski wants government to look at all aspects of Shell’s Arctic drilling; Alaskan leader, Albert Kookesh, listed in critical condition after suffering heart [...]
In Friday’s news: Rally to be held at noon in Anchorage in support of Canadian tribes fighting legislation; Members of Bethel-based unit of Alaska Army National Guard will be honored for year-long Afghanistan deployment; Two-alarm fire has burned several units of a three-story Anchorage apartment building; Nome Elementary School continuing to make adjustments to improve [...]
In Thursday’s News: Grounded Shell rig has remained stable and no fuel spill has been observed; Oil spill response consultant says Shell isn’t prepared for Arctic drilling; Senator Lisa Murkowski alarmed at recent ringed and bearded seal classification as threatened species; Fiscal cliff bill also postpones pay raise for Congress; An Anchorage Senator plans to [...]
In Monday’s News: Pilot Station 9 year old boy shoots another 9 year old, he dies; State finds Wasilla day care center occasionally negligent; Pilot escapes floatplane crash unharmed in Anchorage; Early snow in Anchorage; UAF professor presents research on sled dogs; Senators urge halt to arctic drilling.
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 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 [...]