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.