Presenting an assessment of what its increased arctic operations means for the environment, Nome residents at the meeting said the Coast Guard’s plans lack input, specifics from the Bering Strait.
The village police officer told Troopers he heard Morena yell “one shot, one kill” before shooting through the door and walls of his home.
Communities in western Alaska are sharing more than $5.6 million in federal grants to relieve soaring energy costs.
With the alleged gunman arrested and facing murder charges, the Tanana tribal government has voted to banish two men indirectly involved in the shooting deaths of two Alaska State Troopers last week.
The assessment claims the impact will be minimal, and finds an increased Coast Guard presence will have “no significant adverse impacts” on water quality, arctic biology, cultural resources, and public safety.
The Bering Strait community of Savoonga, on St. Lawrence Island, landed its third whale of the season Monday, marking the first whale to be taken this year not from a hunting camp but by hunters in the village itself.
The Bureau of Land Management is drafting a new land use plan for 10.6 million of acres in its Bering Sea-Western Interior planning area, including lands in and around dozens of Lower Yukon communities.
Prosecutors in Alaska charged Nathanial Kangas, 19, with two counts of first degree murder in the deaths two Alaska State Troopers last week.
Two weeks after the strongest earthquake in the region in 30 years, Noatak residents were rocked by a series of powerful quakes and aftershocks Saturday.
After six aircraft accidents in 19 months—including two fatal plane crashes near St. Mary’s and Kwethluk since November—the National Transportation Safety Board is taking the unusual…