A program for subsurface blasting on land just west of Nome’s airport was first scheduled to close the airport for an hour a day during weekdays. Now the program will run seven days a week.
The 25-year-old Nome resident arrived at the University of Washington’s Harborview Medical Center Monday afternoon and was out of surgery around 8 p.m., family members say.
Bryce Warnke-Green was behind the wheel of a truck when the crane tumbled down and crushed the truck’s cab. He’s being taken to Seattle for spinal injuries.
In Monday’s news: Two Alaska State Troopers shot during prolonged standoff in Kotzebue that ended with suspect taking his own life; Association of Village Council Presidents…
Alaska Supreme Court orders redistricting board to amend plan for 2012 elections; Elim city council has not decided whether to canvass vote to go damp; Coast Guard medevacs 3 fishermen exposed to ammonia; governor signs bill outlawing texting while driving; Parnell names Probasco to Board of Game; and an Anvil City Science Academy artist in residence helps students create Tlingit performance art.