With a focus on infrastructure, the bill would also place grant money in rural Alaska villages that do not have basic drinking water or wastewater services.
Sitnasuak announced its dividend last month: $6.20 a share for nearly 3,000 shareholders and an extra $500 for each elder with a stake in the business.
Obama’s three-day tour of Alaska focuses on climate change with visits to to Anchorage, Dillingham, and Kotzebue.
In Kivalina, Interior Secretary Jewell Hears “Real Stories” from Community Living with Climate Change
Jewell was in Kivalina Monday to hear what residents say are their concerns as erosion linked to climate change and rising sea levels threatens their way of life—and the very island the community is built upon.
Two meetings with the Army Corps. of Engineers in Savoonga address the process for cleaning up Northeast Cape, inactive since 1972, but harboring a slew of environmental contaminants.
The Port of Nome recently received a visit from a high-ranking official in the Army Corps of Engineers.
In Monday’s news: U.S. increasing stockpile of interceptor missiles; Alaska Senate Finance Committee made adjustments to oil tax bill last Thursday; 2010’s Republican Senate candidate, Joe…
In Thursday’s news: Army Corps of Engineers and Alaska Department of Transportation releases draft of Alaska Deep-draft Arctic Port System Study; Nome’s only Iron Dog champion,…