Suspect in custody has been referred to the Department of Juvenile Justice.
With four members, Fairbanks now has the most representation on the 11-person board. A spokesperson for the governor says the governor desired “more regional representation.”
A new fishery approved by the Federal Subsistence Board last week will allow the use of set gill nets on the Kenai and Kasilof Rivers.
Having healthy and plentiful returns of salmon each season is an important issue to subsistence, sport and commercial fishermen alike. But, relatively little is known about what happens to the fish once they leave their spawning grounds and head out to sea. A group of scientists have started investigating a piece of the puzzle in a survey of juvenile Bristol Bay sockeye salmon.
A recent study about Alaska non-profits confirms what many in the field know: that federal grant money has been drying up over the past couple of years. On the other hand, it shows that non-profits are developing new revenue streams, and counting on personal giving, particularly in rural areas.
Two Sand Point men are facing federal charges after allegedly breaking into the town’s post office in late December. Sheldon Shuravloff, 21, and Keith Lee Wilson, Jr., 18, were indicted Thursday on charges of burglary with intent to commit larceny, and conspiracy to commit burglary.
Yukon Quest mushers dropped off all the food and gear they’ll need for the 1000-mile sled dog race in both Fairbanks and Whitehorse, Yukon over the weekend.
President Obama is proposing the largest ever wilderness designation in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, which would forever put the coastal plain off-limits to oil and gas development.
Municipal Manager George Vakalis briefed members of the Anchorage Assembly on news that Army downsizing, and ongoing efforts to coordinate with stakeholders.
It’s power politics of an electrifying kind. What should the rules be for selling independently generated power to utilities, who have borrowed money and invested heavily to assure reliability for their customers?
APRN: Tuesday, 1/27 at 10:00 a.m.
Murkowski Says Obama Plans 3 Gut Punches to Alaska Economy This Week; Aleutian Sanctuary Proposal Stalls Out; Subsistence Community Allowed To Use Set Gillnets On Kenai, Kasilof Rivers; Fish Commissioner Names New Habitat Director; Bristol Bay Sockeye’s Prey Quality Affected By Ocean Temperature; Foraker Says Bethel Residents Out-Give Urban Alaskans; Business Leaders Meet For Innovation Summit; Two Indicted After Break-In at Sand Point Post Office; Family Worried About Missing Ketchikan Man; Mushers Hand Off Their Drop Bags In Anticipation Of 2015 Yukon Quest