Court records show Kevin Hansen, 23, backed his truck up at a high rate of speed during a party on the beach Saturday June 14, hitting a woman with the vehicle before driving off.
Another magnitude 5.7 quake in the Noatak earthquake swarm struck around 4:01 a.m. Monday. Residents reported about a minute of strong shaking.
The Bering Straits Native Corporation completed a study on the economic feasibility of developing a support base for arctic traffic at Port Clarence, analyzes regional benefits.
An “earthquake swarm” is hitting the Brooks Range. Seismologists do not know why it is occurring or if it will continue.
Teck Resources, the Canadian firm that operates the Red Dog Mine in northwest Alaska, won’t build a pipeline to carry wastewater away from the mine, opting instead to absorb an $8 million fine laid out in a 2008 lawsuit settlement.
Nome Public Schools will offer a full breakfast for students by the Fall 2014 school year, a move made possible by contracting all meal preparation in the district to an outside company.
A strong aftershock Thursday May 29 is the third powerful temblor in what is now a series of strong quakes and aftershocks in the last two months.
Canada’s Arctic Fibre is building the fiber backbone, while Anchorage-based Quintillion Networks will link the fiber optic pipeline to local telecoms in Nome and elsewhere.
Six Alaska Native corporations are forming an advocacy group against an August ballot measure intended to repeal the state’s new oil tax system.
Caribou users in the Northwest Arctic Borough were told Wednesday that North America’s largest herd declined by more than a quarter in just two years.