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Update News: Wednesday, January 2, 2013

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 open to public comment;
  • Rasmuson Foundation pledging millions to support arts in Alaska;
  • Nome Boys and Girls Basketball report success at Sitka Tournament at the end of December.