A low front from Siberia brings strong winds, high water, and rain to the Seward Peninsula/Norton Sound; a Navy SEAL with Aniak roots publishes a book about his experiences in the operation that killed Osama Bin Laden; initial drill results at a graphite deposit 40 miles north of Nome could be “one of the most significant” graphite resources in the world; U.S. Senator Mark Begich to introduce legislation creating a national seafood marketing effort; NOAA charges American Seafoods with 39 violations of Magnuson-Stevens Act for fish fraud; Alaska State Museum seeks entries for biennial exhibition on Alaskan photography
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In Thursday’s News: Joint meeting of Nome Common Council and Nome Port Commission puts city’s energy toward expanding Nome’s port, not Cape Nome; Mercury used during Gold Rush now posing health risk to today’s miners; NASA says blimps are making comeback, Lt. Gov. Treadwell says rural AK great place to test aircraft; Memorial honoring Attu [...]
In Wednesday’s News: Heavy rain and lack of drinking water in Kivalina prompts disaster declaration; Rain and high water threaten bridges, mining operations in other northwest communities; State attorneys file to challenge “per-clearance” section of federal Voting Rights Act; A federal appeals court says U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service correctly issued rules to oil companies [...]
It looks like the Anvil Mountain Towers north of Nome will not remain standing. The Air Force received directives from the Sitnasuak Native Corporation – the entity slated to take ownership of the land – to remove the towers. Sitnasuak President Chuck Fagerstrom says that on August 14th, the Sitnasuak Board of Directors voted to [...]
In Tuesday’s News: Sitnasuak directs Air Force to remove Anvil Mountain White Alice towers, Nome Museum & Library Commission hopes vote be reversed; Anchorage hotel credit card scam resurfaces; Environmental group wants cold-water corals listed as threatened species; Paratroopers to return to AK from Afghanistan Wednesday; Small eruption at Cleveland Volcano reported.
In Friday’s News: Emergency runway closure has sees AK Airlines cancel flights this week, passengers scrambling; Sen. Murkowski works to approve Law of the Sea treaty; 150 vessels in Nome harbor with back ups, Port Director looking to future; Cold water coral has groups urging Sec. Salazar to block drilling in Chukchi Sea.
In Thursday’s News: High speed internet to reach Unalakleet and Shaktoolik, residents connected beginning of 2013; Another record year for Norton Sound red king crab; Kawerak Wellness targets youth drinking in Nome; Nome-grown sisters create cookbook celebrating local food called Nomegrown.
In Wednesday’s News: Two Shishmaref men mauled by a bear, treated at village clinic; 2012 AFN Marketplace competition canceled, too few applicants; Nome School Board welcomes 13 new staff members; Superintendent Brawner prepares for possible big federal budget cuts; Shawn Johnson, 24, identified as man arrested after allegedly firing a gun delaying Gov. Parnell’s visit [...]
In Tuesday’s News: Former State Sen. Al Adams died yesterday after battle with pancreatic cancer; Former Gov. Knowles supports coastal management program ballot initiative; Sec. Salazar announces plan for leasing NPRA, says Shell responsible for drilling delay; NJUS will purchase two 900-kilowatt turbines, install next June. Mike Benchoff has until tomorrow to rectify list of [...]
In Friday’s News: STG pulls out of Stebbins tank farm project due to threats from teenagers; Cause of July fire in Selawik deemed as arson; Drowning victims in Eagle River identified as Montana women; Alaska Sea Party says outsiders trying to buy election on Ballot Measure 2; NVAD and city to decide whether to accept [...]
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