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Gambell, Alaska on St. Lawrence Island. Courtesy of Kklunder Kathie Klunder.

Arctic Infrastructure Conference Occurring in Gambell

As Arctic shipping increases, communities in the Bering Strait region want to benefit from the growth while protecting their subsistence resources. Over the next two days, politicians and government agencies along with industry and community representatives will be meeting in Gambell to discuss how to make that happen.

Update News: April 14th, 2014

In Monday’s news: Nome Police investigate weekend collision that killed Savoonga man; Legislature moves through a minimum wage bill despite opposition from supporters of a similar…

Update News: December 24th, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell certifies a proposal to require legislative approval of large-scale mining activity in the Bristol Bay region; Gambell households receive…

Update News: December 18th, 2013

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…

Update News: December 17th, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Sen. Begich criticizes colleagues for seeking new Arctic lease sale suspensions; Newtok tribal council president pleads guilty to illegally importing alcohol; St. Lawrence…