After threatened federal budget cuts, it’s an uncertain future for the Alaska Sea Grant and the Marine Advisory Program, whose sole representative in Nome is Gay Sheffield.
The U.S. Arctic Research Commission covered a range of topics — from fire forecasts to walrus tagging to the nutritional value of reindeer meat.
Moose and walrus and bears, oh my! Out in the country and along the beaches, wildlife are out in spades and a few safety tips can go a long way.
Two seals recently harvested off Gambell were found coated with a dark oily substance. While the hunters on St. Lawrence Island believe it was oil on the animals’ coats, testing done by the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation has not confirmed that.
In Wednesday’s news: DHS requests proposals for a state-wide emergency food system; Coast Guard investigates potentially-oiled gulls discovered off St. Lawrence Island; Shungnak IRA supports the…