In Monday’s news: U.S. increasing stockpile of interceptor missiles; Alaska Senate Finance Committee made adjustments to oil tax bill last Thursday; 2010′s Republican Senate candidate, Joe Miller, considering running for Senate next year; Shell’s Kulluk rig almost ready to leave Alaskan waters; Army Corps of Engineers starting to dredge small boat harbor in Bethel.
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In Monday’s news: House panel advanced “stand your ground” bill; Bethel police officer who shot and killed man in October found to be justified in actions; State of Alaska’s “Power Cost Equalization” program considered safety net for rural Alaskan communities; Paul Johnson Memorial Norton Sound Sled Dog Race unexpectedly finished in Unalakleet, Friday.
In Thursday’s news: Army Corps of Engineers and Alaska Department of Transportation releases draft of Alaska Deep-draft Arctic Port System Study; Nome’s only Iron Dog champion, Evan Booth, has named a driver to replace his injured race partner; Robert Metcalf appointed new Director of UAF Northwest Campus in Nome; Nome-Beltz longtime wrestling coach, Dudley Homelvig, [...]
In Tuesday’s news: U.S. Coast Guard involved with Nome’s Mike Benchoff and his vessel the Rustler; U.S. House scheduled to vote today on second round of disaster relief bill; Members of Bethel-based Alaska Army National Guard honored at ceremony Sunday; About 100 people gathered for tribal sovereignty and environmental conservation rally in Anchorage on Friday; [...]
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 Monday’s News: Alaska State Supreme Court ordering redistricting board back to work; Fiscal cliff approaching, Senator Begich says Republicans need to offer more in negotiations; Disaster relief bill passes in Senate, awaiting vote in House; AVCP Regional Housing Authority celebrating grand opening in Bethel; Senator Begich appointed to Indian Affairs Committee; Rasmusson Foundation urging [...]
In Thursday’s news: Community of Emmonak without potable water; Bering Straits Health Consortium and UAA Anchorage will graduate first 3 students from Nome nursing program; Alaska Senator Mark Begich expected to serve on Senate Indian Affairs Committee during upcoming Congress; Nome Common Council learns city morgue is in poor condition; Smoking is now more expensive [...]
In Tuesday’s news: No active oil spill near St. Lawrence Island, Coast Guard and State still looking for source of oil that covered oiled wildlife this fall; Two people in Bethel died in cold, abandoned buildings last week; Burned body in St. Mary’s identified; Alaska’s congressional delegation aiming to change a federal monitoring program on [...]
In Friday’s news: Fairbanks woman to pay hundreds of thousands to family of child killed, last year; YKHC working on electronic health record system; Bethel man dies after being found in unheated home; Nome Port Commission outlines spending for State general obligation bonds; Federal agencies increase support for protection of sacred sites for Alaska Natives [...]
In Thursday’s news: Alaska Native leaders gather at White House Tribal Nations Conference, voice concerns over federal mismanagement; Caribou hunting in Bethel regulated under new guidelines; Department of Veterans Affairs and Indian Health Services working together to improve healthcare for Alaska Native veterans; Senator Begich introduces new Social Security bill in DC; Increased shipping traffic in [...]