In Tuesday’s News: In fuel buying and shipping season, fuel prices continue to rise; NVFD Chief Matt Johnson says if they didn’t respond, he believes Teller would cease to exist; Protestors urge EPA to reject Shell Oil’s request for waiver in air permit requirements; Millrock begins drilling at Council Gold Project; FCC to hold public [...]
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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 Friday’s News: Nome Port Commission looks at port authority with Teller and/or Brevig Mission, facility at Port Clarence; Catholic Diocese of Fairbanks scheduled August mass to celebrate 50th anniversary, to acknowledge church’s failure and apologize; 13 Relay for Life of Nome teams raise $18-thousand, goal $30-thousand, event August 11 & 12; Community Farmer’s Market [...]
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 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 Friday’s News: Human remains found near Brevig Mission that of Kyle Komok PenAir bans Sand Point tribal members from regularly scheduled service; Despite loss of offices from fire, Mary’s Igloo culture camp still on; Mike Benchoff has until Aug. 15 to be in compliance with port tariffs, faces ban from Nome Port; Shell Oil [...]
In Tuesday’s News: Man arrested in death of homeless woman from Eagle Village; Kawerak to be included in the Richard Foster Building; Producers of Bering Sea Gold donates $20-thousand toward East End Park; Nine stranded boaters rescued near Kotzebue; Alaska Native Language Archive makes available research in EndangeredLanguages.com.
In Monday’s News: Museum vote expected to fill City Council Chambers tonight; Kings hit Nushagak River; Arctic Trading Post sells, Nome Covenant Church to open teen center; Seward Fire Department to resume search of missing Mt. Marathon runner; New Norton Sound hospital to showcase native artwork.
In Monday’s news: Greenpeace vessel Esperanaza leaves Kodiak, makes its way north in campaign against arctic drilling; The Alaska Judicial Council chooses two candidates for Governor Parnell to appoint to Alaska Supreme Court; Kawerak seeks to lease space for cultural center in planned Richard Foster building; University of Alaska president Pat Gamble proposes two percent [...]
Incumbent Neal Foster is running against Chalkyitsik’s Woodie Salmon in a democratic primary this August to determine who will represent the newly-expanded House District 39. Foster, born and raised in Nome, has been district 39’s representative since 2009, but the state’s redistricting has significantly changed the size of that district: it now spans from the [...]
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