In Monday’s News: Charges dropped against Unalakleet Police Officer who shot a bear under order from city council; Crane in place & airport repair project nearing completion; NANA shareholders to receive $7.72 per share; Murkowski co-sponsoring Empower State Act; Nome Community Garden sprouts veggies.
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In Thursday’s News: Kiana lifts lockdown prompted by shooting; Alaska Gold Company pays penalty for alleged Clean Water Act violations; British lawmakers seek stoppage of offshore Arctic drilling; State of Alaska filing lawsuit against U.S. government for enforcing Emission Control Area; Flooding in Seward prompts state of emergency; Unalakleet 5th grade class growing salmon;
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legs by her sister after moose hunting trip; Era Aviation grounded 12 planes over the weekend, cockpit voice recorders out of date; Crane arrives and runway closed, runway construction resumes; Voter turnout in last month’s primary lowest in a decade; Damaged containment dome cancels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 Monday’s News: East-West runway to again close this morning until beginning of October; Shell changes plans, will not drill far enough to reach oil this season, containment system failed; Unalakleet public safety building fast tracked, funded this spring construction to begin next spring; Cordova hunter dies after falling during a goat hunt; Second wind [...]
In Monday’s news: a Saturday fire at Dredge 6 just west of Nome appears to have been intentionally set; Alaska Attorney General Michael Geraghty appeals to EPA for cleanup at Red Devil Mine; 2nd annual Arctic Imperative Summit begins in Girdwood; Nome Nanooks cross country teams kick off their season with two wins in fall invitational.
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
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.
While the arrival of the valuable king salmon has been late to the Unalakleet and Shaktoolik Rivers – and despite poor chinook runs throughout the State of Alaska – the Alaska Department of Fish and Game forecasts the runs in the Southern Norton Sound to seen an improvement over the past two years. Fish and [...]
In Thursday’s News: May be latest salmon runs on record in Unalakleet and Shaktoolik Rivers; Senator Begich to host roundtable discussion in Bethel on poor king salmon runs; Woodie Salmon from Chalkyitsik running against Rep. Foster in primary election; 121 exploratory wells drilled in 1944-1981 in NPRA remain unplugged
Alaska’s redistricting process has greatly expanded House District 39. Formerly a coastal district confined to western Alaska, it now stretches from across the state, from Canada to the Bering Sea. The new district 39 includes southeast communities near the Canadian border (such as Tok and Eagle), crosses the interior to collect Fort Yukon, and follows [...]
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