Recent changes to Nome’s seasonal sales tax have altered the distribution of revenue from pull-tab (gambling) sales, sparking a debate over who needs pull-tab earnings more: local nonprofits, like the Nome Winter Sports Association, or the City.
In his 2011 interview, Shishmaref elder Davis Sockpick remembers a time when he could rely on his team of dogs for just about anything.
On December 19, the Western Arctic Caribou Herd Working Group voted to support changes to four different proposals on hunting regulations: most notably, the establishment of registration permit hunts within hunting units 21, 23, 24, and 26.
The race from Bethel to Aniak and back starts at 6:30pm on January 20th.
The ABLE program offers those with a disability the chance to open tax-advantaged investment accounts without risking the loss of federal benefits.
The judges are appointed for one calendar-year term and can be reappointed.
Judge Mannheimer’s two-year term started January 1st and runs through December 31, 2018.
Preliminary reports suggest that St. Lawrence Island communities Gambell and Savoonga may have suffered different degrees of damage from this weekend’s storms.
On Christmas Eve around 4pm, Alaska State Troopers were informed that Daniel Soxie of Unalakleet had been found by a friend, deceased, in his residence. Troopers believe Soxie died of natural causes.
The blizzard currently battering western Alaska is but the first of two storm systems to affect the region this weekend, the National Weather Service says. The second is projected to arrive New Year’s Eve.