In Friday’s news: Alaska Marine Pilot Captain Pete Garay recognized by Alaska State Legislature; U.S. Coast Guard has reinstated cutter, Polar Star; University of Alaska Fairbanks wins $1.9 million grant to support Alaska Native language programs; Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell certified proposed ballot initiative for large-scale mine in Bristol Bay region; U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski [...]
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In Wednesday’s News: Panel reviews possible mining impacts and the Draft Bristol Bay Watershed Assessment; Environmental groups sue federal government and EPA on chemical dispersants; Helicopter pilot dies in crash near Delta Junction; Brooks Range Council seeks support in opposing planned road to the Ambler Mining District.
In Friday’s News: Petition circulates aimed to bring attention to and stop king salmon and halibut bycatch in Bering Sea pollock fishery; No extension to comment deadline on EPA’s “Bristol Bay Watershed Assessment”; search for missing Mt. Marathon runner resumed this morning; NEA Alaska endorses President Obama; 2012 Iditarod finisher Matt Giblin disqualified from 2012 [...]
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 [...]
In Tuesday’s news: Nome Police Department are actively looking for 17-year-old Sharon Ellanna; a St. Michael woman jailed after stabbing former boyfriend; 66-year-old Jack Swick dies at Cripple River Gold Mining Camp; Ten hearings scheduled across the state on coastal management ballot initiative; Mixed reactions to the EPA’s review of large-scale mining effects in Bristol [...]
In Friday’s news: Former GCI employee accused of misusing customer information; Two prosecutors in Stevens case suspended; Emmonak Women’s Shelter still struggling with funding; Murkowski’s “Frankenfish” amendment fails in senate; Finnish man dies on Mt. McKinley, second fatality; EPA takes public comment on draft watershed assessment for Bristol Bay.
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