In Wednesday’s news: With extremely low numbers in the Yukon Chinook salmon run, Fish and Game begin subsistence closures; US Supreme Court decision in Ramah Navajo case, seeking full payment of federal contracts with tribes, to have big implications in Alaska; US House passes Representative Don Young’s Sealaska bill; President of the National Congress of [...]
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In Tuesday’s news: The Center for Biological Diversity Alaska plans to sue the National Marine Fisheries Service for failing to list ringed and bearded seals as threatened; Kuskokwim subsistence fishermen face another salmon fishing closure, the longest closure in that river’s management history; Militia leader Schaeffer Cox, other militia members convicted on nine federal charges, [...]
In Monday’s news: Two Alaska State Troopers shot during prolonged standoff in Kotzebue that ended with suspect taking his own life; Association of Village Council Presidents Myron Naneng asks Gov. Parnell to declare disaster over king salmon runs on the Kuskokwim and Yukon; Dave Benton, former Fish and Game deputy commissioner, appointed to Arctic Research [...]
In Wednesday’s news: Unalakleet’s Zoe Ivanoff dies in a car crash on Seward Highway after fleeing the scene of an hour-long traffic stop; Rolling closures for subsistence fishermen on the Kuskokwim River go into effect this week; State officials revise the amount of diesel spilled into Chiniak Bay off Kodiak; the Coastal Management ballot initiative [...]
In Monday’s news: NovaGold signs Rock Creek purchase and sale agreement to BSNC; Oil spill near Kodiak near important subsistence salmon habitat; Gov. Parnell has until December to appoint native language council members (hear more in Monday’s Profile); Eagle River hiker mauled by grizzly; North Pole to host 2012 world mushing and skijoring championships.
Forty years after the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act was passed, the Bering Straits Native Corporation and the State of Alaska should finally put behind them a land dispute. On Tuesday, the full Congress passed The Salmon Lake Land Selection Resolution Act – a settlement between the State of Alaska, the Bureau of Land Management [...]
In Thursday’s news: Yiki Kim sentenced to three and a half years in prison for striking 11-year-old Jamison Thrun with her SUV; Kalskag’s Michael Hetherington arrested for domestic violence assault, weapons misconduct after punching a woman and firing rounds into his vehicle; First opening of sockeye salmon fishery sees many Area M seine vessels sit [...]
In Wednesday’s news: Sentencing hearing underway for woman who struck and killed Jamison Thrun; Eek man charged with attempted murder in stabbing; Nome Planning Commission tentatively approves West Beach campground; Congressional delegation calls for federal whaling catch limits if IWC does not renew current quotas; Norton Sound Health Corporation receives $2 million to address staffing [...]
In Monday’s News: Wasilla man drowns in Talkeenta; Managers undecided about Kuskokwim Chinook salmon escapement needs; Trawl surveys to take place in Bering and Chukchi seas; State challenges Mosquito Fork navigability decision; City of Anchorage considers land swap with airport; and Nome 8th graders share personal learning stories (hear more in Monday’s Profile).
In Friday’s news: Gold miners upset with new rules creating buffer zones around rivers; City of Nome slated to give Nome Public Schools $1.77 million; Air Force could save $227 million in F-16 move; Alaska Supreme Court elects Dana Fabe Chief Justice; Rat Island renamed Hawadax; Nome’ s May temperatures were the coolest in a [...]
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