While the water line is frozen, Stebbins will rely on hauling water to the washeteria so residents can continue washing their clothes, take showers, and drink water; but it is unclear how much water this will provide and for how long it can be sustained.
The countdown is on for the start of the 2017 Iditarod Sled-dog race on March 4th.
“How this problem all arose, was the jack-up barge was not elevated to the height that was actually needed… we experienced a significantly larger sea level rise, as well as about twice the predicted wave height,” Harbormaster Lucas Stotts said about how The Eddie ran aground earlier this month.
Mark Johnson was sworn into office by City Clerk Bryant Hammond during the City Council’s regular meeting, which also included an approval of rate increases for NJUS schedules A and B.
In 1938, Norbert Kakaruk was born in a sod house in Mary’s Igloo. His January 2008 interview details his life and experiences growing up in western Alaska without his eyesight.
As you fly over the Kobuk river, the new GCI tower can be seen from the air. At around 100 feet tall, it’s one of the tallest structures in the village.
Once Mark Johnson is sworn in, he and the other councilmen will vote on an ordinance amending proposed changes to NJUS water and sewer tariff rate schedules A and B. If approved, rates will increase by 10%, starting immediately.
A 2015 audit finds no weaknesses, deficiencies, or noncompliance by NJUS operations.
On this week’s episode of Elder Voices, we visit with Unalakleet’s Irene Katchatag, through her interview with KNOM from April 2002.
After completing the 8-9 hour North Slope Training Cooperative session, 23 AMCC inmates will receive an NSTC card, a crucial step towards potential employment, after their prison sentences, on the Alaska gas pipeline.