Living in sub-Arctic Alaska, volunteer Tyler says, offers “weekly lessons in what it means to persevere.”
A diverse roster of competitors from around the world will be kicking off the 34th annual Yukon Quest — from Whitehorse, Yukon Territory to Fairbanks — on February 4th.
“As far as what the penalties for not having your chauffeur’s license are, if we happen to stop somebody that’s carrying passengers for fare and they don’t have a chauffeur’s license, then the person is subject to a fine, the company is subject to a fine, the vehicle is subject to impound…” Chief John Papasodora said after an alleged incident of improper taxi business operations.
Thursday, around 3pm, APD homicide detectives located Martina Painter’s vehicle in a parking lot near University Lake Park in Anchorage. Ms. Painter was found deceased inside the car, its sole occupant; an autopsy on Friday confirmed her identity.
A January 9th press release explains that Pitka was chosen due to her “strong record of public involvement in subsistence and natural resources management.”
Recent proposals supported by the Western Arctic Caribou Herd Working Group were rejected at a January 9th Department of Fish and Game meeting.
Two new pieces of national legislation could pave the way for an Arctic deep draft port in Alaska.
“The City Council shall determine… the maximum number of taxi cabs to be licensed for commercial purposes within the City. It doesn’t say anything about the licenses becoming a property right,” Councilman Brown stated about the resolution to transfer three taxi licenses from EZ Cab to Mr. Kab. The resolution failed during Monday’s City Council meeting.
On this week’s episode from the Elder Voices archive, hear our 2009 interview with Iġġiaġruk, Willie Hensley. Tune in to 780 AM or 96.1 FM at 11am or 6pm Wednesday, or listen online.
Two stories this month, both about finding what was lost. Bethel elder Esther Green recounts her childhood, and the White Mountain Dance Group shares some of their newly-learned songs.