In Friday’s news: Iditarod 41 starts tomorrow morning in downtown Anchorage; Starting order for 2013 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race decided; Senator Lisa Murkowski requested full review of Denali Commission; Governor Sean Parnell says he will not ask legislators to broaden Medicaid program; School vouchers subject of two hearings today; Heavy lift ship traveling from [...]
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In Monday’s news: Minnesota climber thwarts third attempt to summit Denali in the dead of winter; Company of Alaska Army National Guard headed to Kuwait; Alaskan environmentalists attempting to persuade Congressional representatives that Shell Oil should not drill this summer; BP looking to recognize rural educators in BP Teachers of Excellence program.
In Thursday’s News: Grounded Shell rig has remained stable and no fuel spill has been observed; Oil spill response consultant says Shell isn’t prepared for Arctic drilling; Senator Lisa Murkowski alarmed at recent ringed and bearded seal classification as threatened species; Fiscal cliff bill also postpones pay raise for Congress; An Anchorage Senator plans to [...]
In Wednesday’s News: Nome resident Frank Carruthers stranded on an ice floe over the weekend, rescued by helicopters; Shell Oil drilling ship grounded in Gulf of Alaska, high winds and stormy seas preventing marine experts from boarding ship to check for damage; FDA releases draft report on genetically engineered salmon, Alaska’s Congressional delegation up in arms, report [...]
In Friday’s news: Federal unemployment compensation program ending January 1st, unless Congress acts to continue it; U.S. Coast Guard investigating problems on drill ship off Alaska’s coast used by Shell Oil; Representative Don Young will continue as Chair of Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs; Nome-Beltz Alumni Basketball Tournament happening this weekend at Beltz gym; [...]
In Tuesday’s News: Unalakleet woman accidentally shot in the legs by her sister after moose hunting trip; Era Aviation grounded 12 planes over the weekend, cockpit voice recorders out of date; Crane arrives and runway closed, runway construction resumes; Voter turnout in last month’s primary lowest in a decade; Damaged containment dome cancels Shell’s plans [...]
In Tuesday’s News: AST searching for Kiana’s Teddy Smith who is considered armed and dangerous; Shell hits another obstacle in drilling, this time a large ice island, drilling halted; Nome Common Council needs more tax and income information for upcoming decision on tax ordinance; UAF archaeologist studies use of driftwood in the Arctic.
In Monday’s News: 14-year-old Sammy Wilkakia is missing in Nome, last seen last Wednesday, AST say death of elderly Kiana woman suspicious, ABI & AST investigating; Gov. Parnell issues disaster declaration for Kivalina; Shell begins drilling in Chukchi Sea; AEA & DNR release study that shows likely sources of renewable energy in Alaska; Nome Volunteer [...]
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 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.
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