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Update News: Tuesday, April 23, 2013

In Tuesday’s news:

  • Wood boiler may be to blame for a fire that burned down a home in Dillingham last week;
  • Fiscal analysis shows oil tax overhaul may cost state between $4.2 and 4.6 billion dollars through 2019;
  • 2013 budget for Pebble Mine project is $80 million;
  • Nome Common Council passes ordinance adopting Port of Nome Tariff No. 9;
  • Sign-waving crowd gathered in Bethel yesterday to rally for subsistence rights;
  • North Slope Borough police say ongoing trafficking investigation has led to seizure of shipments of alcohol and drugs;
  • Old National Guard armory building in Bethel being turned over to Lower Kuskokwim School District.