Sabine Poux, Soldotna - Alaska's Energy Desk
“It shows those kids that you can be a really sweet, kind person and still achieve greatness in a sport," said one coach about Jacoby, "You don’t have to be a cocky superstar or anything like that."
An Anchorage-based company and a Texas-based company got bids for 21,000 acres of oil and gas tracts in Cook Inlet, the first time a company other than Hilcorp Alaska has won leases in a state sale since 2015.
Hilcorp’s line, which delivers fuel gas to a system of oil platforms in the inlet, sprung a leak last month.
NOAA’s study charted the impacts of the heat wave — also known as “the blob” — on gulf marine species over time, through 2019 and found some species like sockeye salmon and Pacific cod had lower populations for years.