In Friday’s news: Alaska Wildlife Troopers and the US Fish & Wildlife service seize more than 1,000 pounds of salmon from fishermen protesting subsistence closures on…
Deckhand from Washington state dies on processor off Togiak; Nome Port Commission plans for onslaught of dredges in harbor; new labor commissioner named, Dianne Blumer; Shishmaref’s Mary Huntington named Shishmaref school’s vice principal; Safety Fair in Nome tomorrow, opportunity to register bikes.
Nome’s Port Commission gets closer to a decision on where gold dredges and other vessels will dock this summer; the Alaska Historical Commission hosting a discussion today on how to revitalize Alaska’s Native languages; Port of Anchorage officials say no new construction planned for a third year in a row; US Coast Guard’s “Arctic Outreach” brings boat and water safety to Nome schools.
Councilman Anderson questions Mayor Michel’s decisions on GO bond for causeway extension; Nome Port Commission tasked with accommodating increased vessel traffic in harbor; Diomede residents may again get weekly helicopter service; Nenana Ice Classic over, clock stopped at 7:39 p.m. Monday.
Local fishermen ask Nome Port Commission for support and space this summer; Legislature passes bill addressing in-state sex trafficking; Senate restarts gasline discussions; Holy Cross native corporation expresses support for city council; and Shishmaref sled dog races begin.