NAB previously received $11.6 million annually, but now, the new PILT agreement has an estimated value of $20-26 million per year over the course of its ten-year duration. Wayne Hall with Teck Alaska says it’s also a retroactive agreement, dating back to January 1st of 2016.
Pangawyi will fill the seat vacated by Keith Conger. She will serve as a temporary member until the October elections, in which she has the option to run for a full term.
Nome’s ambulance department has a new arrangement with Norton Sound Health Corporation, a result of meetings and compromise between the NSHC administration and the City of Nome. It goes into effect May 1.
A newly-formed working group in Kotzebue hopes to engage many different voices in Arctic communities to collaborate on Alaska’s most pressing environmental issues.
The act would require, through statute, that nonresident hunters have a hunting guide present to hunt caribou from the Western Arctic, Central Arctic, Porcupine, and Teshekpuk herds.
To determine the final sentence for Adam Sage, Jacob Lane, Guy Tuzroyluk, and Michael Tuzroyluk, Jr., recommendations from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the U.S. Attorney’s Office, and the Native Village of Point Hope were taken into consideration by the presiding judge at the U.S. magistrate court in Fairbanks.
Winton shares stories from his childhood in Wales, as well as his more recent experiences teaching the children of Wales about subsistence.
Before adjourning the meeting, multiple people present in Council Chambers weighed in on the memorandum of agreement between NVAD, the City, and NSHC. This new agreement officially begins on May 1st.
Around 8am Sunday, according to Troopers, Basil Andrew of Chefornak was found in good condition. He was transported to Bethel after being rescued from a lake northeast of Kongiganak.
The $2 million comes from a State Targeted Opioid Response grant, which focuses on supporting prevention, treatment, and recovery for those who are struggling with opioid addiction. According to DHHS, all 50 states received a portion of $485 million in grants for prevention and treatment.