The drone launch and landing took place on the deck of the Coast Guard’s Healy, the same vessel that carved a path through the ice for a January 2012 winter fuel delivery to Nome.
The city estimates about $800,000 could be collected by removing the sales tax exemption for churches, nonprofits, and other organizations in town.
As the state’s commission works toward a unified arctic policy, leaders balance immediate needs in rural communities with long-term international ambitions.
Helena Oxereok said her dog was charged several times before her brother shot and killed the bull muskox.
Voters of the Bering Strait and Norton Sound mirrored statewide trends in Tuesday’s primary, especially on Ballot Measure 1, but chose differently in the race for Lt. Governor.
Unofficial results show a 6,800 vote margin in favor of “no” on Ballot Measure 1, the proposition that asked voters to keep or repeal the state’s new system for taxing oil.
The $700 million drilling project comes as ExxonMobil and Rosneft move ahead with additional plans for seismic surveys in the Russian Chukchi Basin.
Alaska State Troopers allege Roswell Schaeffer Sr., 66, abandoned a half shackle of commercial gillnet, leaving 103 salmon to rot.
This week on Sounding Board (Thursday, August 14 at 10 a.m.), we’re talking about Alaska’s oil tax future and the August 19 vote on Ballot Measure 1.
Nome resident Diana Adams will not face criminal charges for taking a muskox in mid-July after her citation was changed to a written warning.