When emergency firefighting crews arrive on the scene of a rural Alaska wildfire, how do they strategize a plan of attack? This year’s Interagency Crew Boss Academy teaches firefighters just that.
Graphite One says the proposed mine, near Teller, could yield a value of more than $1 billion and provide more than 4 million tons of material each year.
“It’s an honor to help bring this long journey to a positive end,” stated Director Neil Kornze of the Bureau of Land Management.
BLM Director Neil Kornze will visit Wainwright and Barrow this week to oversee a land transfer and two well-cappings.
A single new unisex vault toilet replaces the wooden outhouses at the Bureau of Land Management’s public campground near Salmon Lake.
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.
In Wednesday’s news: BLM issues report on oil and gas drilling in Nat. Petroleum Reserve AK; Man arrested in Quinhagak for recent death of Lisa Johnson;…
In Tuesday’s news: State political leaders welcome AK’s position as a FAA drone test site; BLM planning a field season at Red Devil mine to prevent…
In Friday’s News: Fishing boat sank south of Kodiak Island this morning, crewman missing; No current funding for demolition of White Alice towers, may take years…
In Monday’s news: a Saturday fire at Dredge 6 just west of Nome appears to have been intentionally set; Alaska Attorney General Michael Geraghty appeals to EPA for cleanup at Red Devil Mine; 2nd annual Arctic Imperative Summit begins in Girdwood; Nome Nanooks cross country teams kick off their season with two wins in fall invitational.