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.
An out-of-season take of a muskox in Icy View on July 17 highlights the lack of effective deterrents to ‘nuisance muskox’ around Nome.
Fish and Game biologists say the early opening is directly linked to the number of animals around Nome this summer.
Troopers are suspending their involvement in the search for 21-year-old Clarence Ray Olanna from Brevig Mission, but local searchers pledge to continue.
One of two boys charged with chasing a herd of musk ox with four wheelers before killing several of the animals has reached a deal with state prosecutors.
Clarence Olanna, 21, has been missing from Brevig Mission since Monday, July 14.