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Pebble puts a plan on table

January 12th 12:40 pm

Application provides details about massive copper and gold mine

King Cove road is poised for approval

January 12th 12:40 pm

Residents hopeful that access to safe airport could be around corner

Trump pushes to expand offshore drilling in Arctic

January 12th 12:39 pm

Move holds potentially big changes for Alaska

In Brief

January 12th 12:39 pm

Seats open on subsistence councils By Shady Grove Oliver Bristol Bay Times - Dutch Harbor Fisherman The Federal Subsistence Board is looking to fill the ranks of its regional advisory councils. The application period is currently open for anyone who wants [...]

New principal steps into vacancy at Ekwok's school

January 12th 12:38 pm

Ekwok "Sonny Nelson" School has a new principal and teacher. Monica Turrentine stepped into the role at the beginning of December, two weeks before the winter break began. The previous principal, and only certified teacher, resigned and moved out of state in [...]

Bering Sea cod fleet expected to double this year

January 12th 12:38 pm

The fleet of small boats fishing for cod in the Bering Sea could more than double this year, thanks to a fisheries crisis caused by a "high latitude heat wave" that warmed the waters of the Gulf of Alaska, also known as "the blob." Last year, 24 vessels 58 [...]

State releases report on negative health impacts of climate change

January 12th 12:37 pm

Risks include new diseases, worsening allergy season, dangerous hunting conditions

Alaska just had its warmest December on record

January 12th 12:37 pm

Last month was the warmest December on record in Alaska, according to a federal report released Monday. The statewide average temperature in December was 19.4 degrees, 15.7 degrees above the 20th century average, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric [...]

Bering Sea snow crab fishing underway

January 12th 12:36 pm

Small boats in the Unalaska area have a Tanner fishery for the first time in two years

Climate change studies show how Alaska hangs in balance

January 12th 12:36 pm

If you thought it was a funny winter, you were right. The statewide average temperature in December was the warmest ever seen in recorded history, and it wasn't just a little warmer, it was a lot warmer. The further north in Alaska you go, the more extreme [...]

Opinion: Opening offshore to oil development is good news

January 12th 12:35 pm

When the environmental lawsuit industry is hopping mad about something, chances are news is good. Last week's news is a perfect example. Ryan Zinke, a former U.S. Navy Seal who also happens to be the U.S. secretary of the interior, looked at America's [...]

Opinion: SpaceX engineer developed skills in rural Alaska

January 12th 12:35 pm

Ben Kellie took a short path from helping his bush pilot father in Nikiski to launching SpaceX rockets in California. Now he's back working in rural Alaska aviation, but with skills for technology innovation he learned in the commercial space industry.

Alaska courts now using algorithm in bail decisions

January 12th 12:34 pm

In hopes of keeping fewer low-risk, impoverished people in jail before a trial, Alaska began using a computer algorithm last week to help courts set bail. The new program, developed by a Boston-based institute, is designed to link bail to a defendant's risk [...]

Bristol Bay Christmas bird counts are indicative of a mild winter

January 12th 12:34 pm

Naknek, King Salmon bird watchers document record number of different species

Dippers swim throughout Alaska winter

January 12th 12:33 pm

American dippers range as far north as Brooks Range, feeding while under water

St. Seraphim Church's parish sends out slavii stars

January 12th 12:32 pm

Dillingham, Aleknagik, Portage Creek and Ekuk stars begin their journeys

Vote on recall of mayor moves forward

January 5th 11:36 pm

Petitioners gain needed signatures on second try

St. Paul couple welcomes first baby born in Anchorage in 2018

January 5th 11:36 pm

Valya Warner was the first baby delivered at an Anchorage hospital in 2018, at 2:07 a.m. at the Alaska Native Medical Center to parents Rene Warner, 35, and Richard Warner, 34. The family is from St. Paul Island in the Bering Sea; the 6-pound, 12-ounce girl [...]

In Brief

January 5th 11:35 pm

Anchorage woman admits to flying to Dillingham to sell drugs By Avery Lill and Liam Wright KDLG News Dillingham police received reports of drug-related activity occurring in a room of the Dillingham Hotel over New Year's weekend. Investigation turned up 24 [...]

Togiak NWR manager participates in disaster relief in Puerto Rico

January 5th 11:35 pm

Most days, Togiak National Wildlife Refuge manager Susanna Henry works from her office in Dillingham. It is her job to regulate the appropriate use and conservation of fish, wildlife and their habitat in the 4.7 million acres of land between the Kuskokwim Bay [...]

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