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.
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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: Regional tribal government asks Governor Sean Parnell for clemency for 40 fishermen cited last month for fishing during emergency closure of Kuskokwim River; A Friday rally of setnetters in Kenai responds to Governor Parnell, Fish & Game Commissioner Cora Campbell; Air Force in final stages of cleaning up Nome’s White Alice radar [...]
In Thursday’s News: May be latest salmon runs on record in Unalakleet and Shaktoolik Rivers; Senator Begich to host roundtable discussion in Bethel on poor king salmon runs; Woodie Salmon from Chalkyitsik running against Rep. Foster in primary election; 121 exploratory wells drilled in 1944-1981 in NPRA remain unplugged
In Friday’s news: Guideline harvest for Norton Sound red king crab set at 465,450 pounds; “Success Beyond Barriers” selected as the theme for 2012 Alaska Federation of Natives; $27 million going to rural Alaskan communities through federal Payment-in-Lieu-of-Taxes (PILT) program; Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. did not heed Governor Parnell’s call for divestment in Iranian firms; [...]
In Tuesday’s news: With the purchase of the Rock Creek Mine, BSNC plans to bring the mine back into production (hear more in Tuesday’s Profile); Stubborn ice conditions mean no processor for the 2012 Norton Sound commercial herring fishery; Alaska plans to seek waiver from provisions of No Child Left Behind; A warm, dry spring [...]
Ten men from Savoonga receive federal citations for selling raw ivory to non-Natives, violating the Marine Mammal Protection Act; Kuskokwim River contamination linked to the Red Devil mercury mine sparks community meetings with BLM; an Eagle River man treated for wounds from a grizzly bear attack; and retail hours at rural Alaskan post offices may be cut under a cost-saving plan by the postal service.