In Friday’s News: Pilot involved in fatal plane crash out of Petersburg reported fog and rain in area; Yukon River flood takes out taxiway in Emmonak, air service halted; Hearings continue for Teddy Kyle Smith of Kiana; Alaska Airlines flight schedules change to OME & OTZ in August, two flights, one direct.
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In Wednesday’s news: Sightseeing plane crashes in Southeast Alaska killing one; Alaska Redistricting Board plans to meet this week to discuss a work schedule; Alaska State Troopers still investigating report of stolen gold mining equipment in Nome; Case of funds stolen from Brevig Mission Bingo Hall still under investigation; Tank water levels still low in [...]
In Friday’s news: Body of missing 32-year-old Harvey Pitka of Russian Mission found; Preliminary report from NTSB says cargo plane crashed near Dillingham last week due to “rising terrain”; Department of Interior has concluded review of Shell’s failed 2012 Arctic drilling campaign; UCLA geographer says Arctic shipping could be possible by mid-century; Alaska Senate Finance Committee [...]
In Tuesday’s news: Former State Senator Albert Kookesh suffered apparent heart attack; Federal investigators say plane crashed near Rainy Pass; Superior Court Judge Ben Esch retires after seventeen years of service to Nome; Bill in Alaska House would criminalize federal gun regulation; House Education Committee advances bill that would allow for pilot, four-day school week [...]
In Wednesday’s news: Bethel police are not releasing name of officer who shot Sam Alexie, Jr.; Alaska Public Health receives results for mercury testing of Nome miners; Kivalina still conserving water; Pilot in Skwentna plane crash identified; Alaska receives drugs from Massachusetts company behind outbreak of fungal meningitis; $200 million Arctic research vessel almost complete. [...]
In Monday’s news: Shell’s drilling rig Nobel Discoverer arrives in the Chukchi amid uncertain weather; telecommunication problems in Wales trouble residents, organizations for more than a month; Coast Guard suspends search for crewmen missing after fishing vessel sinks near Kodiak Island; strong Yukon River chum salmon runs sees a single pulse of over 200,000 fish two weeks ago; 66-year-old pilot George Vonderheide killed in single-engine plane crash near Homer; and Sitka’s “Brewery Bandit,” Carl Liberty, charged with burglary and theft from Baranof Island Brewery.
In Thursday’s News: Teller Catholic Church spared, but two buildings collapsed, city’s front-end loader blows up; Plane crash in Homer kills former state representative Heinze; Nome Port Commission asks council to ban individual from the port; Hearings continue for coastal management program initiative; Researcher finds the state has collected $170-billion in revenue from North Slope [...]
In Thursday’s news: Several villages and dozens of boats protest subsistence fishing closures along the Kuskokwim; Small plane crash north of the Brooks Range injures 3; Governor Parnell appoints Anchorage attorney Chuck Ray to Bethel Superior Court; Nome City Council approves $10.7 million budget, considers property tax mill rate increase; Costs for this year’s special [...]