Krysti Shallenberger, Alaska's Energy Desk - Bethel
At the end of 2020, the Alaska Department of Natural Resources granted Donlin Gold 12 water right permits after giving the public 15 days to comment, taking into account limited access to the internet in rural Alaska.
Mushers usually rely on king and chum salmon - this year, both species have hadd poor returns.
Yute Commuter Service is suing its former business manager for allegedly embezzling company funds to pay for personal expenses, pay raises and bonuses.
On September 21, an environmental group leaked footage of top mining executives discussing the proposed Donlin Gold mine. ( Environmental Investigation Agency) On Sept. 21, an environmental group released secretly...
The Department of Transportation and FAA failed to make a timely notice to pilots after closing down the old runway, which resulted in a week where residents of Aniak didn't receive Bypass mail.
The two Canadian companies developing the Donlin mine are praising the results from Donlin Gold’s most ambitious drilling project to date.
The local health corporation announced 17 new cases over the weekend.
As more people have started traveling into the region, case numbers have risen dramatically.
Teachers were working on curriculum for a fifth grade textbook about human impacts on the environment.
The positive cases include two Bethel courthouse employees, and three staff members at the Yukon Kuskokwim Correctional Center.
A 22-year-old village public safety officer in the Southwest Alaska community of Eek has been charged with sexual assault and human trafficking.
The communities are shutting down in order to help one another out, after cases are first reported in nearby communities.
There were no fatalities in the accident, but the Division of Forestry says only one of the three firefighters who was injured has returned to work.
Two skiffs collided on the Johnson River on Sunday.
After the short-selling firm J Capital Research released a report suggesting the Donlin Gold mine was too expensive to build, NovaGold's stock price dropped, but since then its prices have rebounded.
A group of shareholders wants a vote on whether or not the controversial gold mine should be built.
The firm acknowledges that it would benefit from the a decline in Donlin's stock, but others agree that the cost of building the mine is the biggest obstacle to its profitability.