“Alaskans have asked for my help in addressing workforce shortages, food insecurity, and lack of housing. To support Anchorage’s police force, the Alaska State Troopers, and the readiness of our military. To enable the expansion of the port in Dutch Harbor, a significant study of the proposed
Alaska has now received more than $2.1 billion from the IIJA, with billions more expected to flow to the state in the months and years ahead.
“In nearly every rural and remote community I visit, broadband and connectivity are not just topic of conversations, but top priorities for
About 90,000 Alaska households are eligible for up to a $75-per-month broadband subsidy and $100 toward a device for online access, but only about 10,000 are taking advantage, according to the White House.
So the White House on Thursday had Vice President Kamala Harris tout a recently
As we continually look for better ways to serve Alaska and Alaskans, we have focused on actively involving communities and making our research results accessible to a larger audience. We are excited to share news about one of our products, an online non-credit MOOC (massive open online course)
Jeremy Davis and another man planned to travel across the lake from Igiugig to Newhalen.
Austin McDaniel, the information officer for the state Department of Public Safety, said a concerned Igiugig resident notified the Troopers that the men had left in the skiff around 9 p.m.
Compared to historic numbers, a four-day streak of low indices breaks from the pattern of large runs like this year’s 75-million-fish forecast. Usually, the test fishery’s indices run a week ahead of the Nushagak District. So it stands to reason to expect fishing to slow down this
LaRece Egli, the director of the Bristol Bay Historical Society Museum in Naknek said almost immediately thereafter, sailing was made obsolete for the fishery.
“I think it’s literally down to 50 or 46 boats or something like that in 1954 and then they just disappear,” she said.
“Since Wednesday (June 22) of last week, we've identified 121 cases in-clinic,” she said.“In that timeframe, we did 591 tests – so about a 20% positivity rate that we're seeing right now. And those are just the ones we know of.”
That number doesn’t include folks who tested positive at home
Representatives with the EPA visited Dillingham and Newhalen earlier this month to hear public testimony on the agency’s proposal to protect waters around the Pebble deposit. It was the first in-person public hearings since the start of the COVID pandemic.
Dozens of residents from around
If finalized, EPA’s Section 404(c) determination would help protect the Bristol Bay watershed’s rivers, streams, and wetlands that support the world’s largest sockeye salmon fishery and a subsistence-based way of life that has sustained Alaska Native communities for millennia.
Lake and Peninsula Borough Assembly and School Board Nominations Open June 6, 2022.
Notice is hereby given that on October 4, 2022, the General Election of the Lake and Peninsula Borough will be held in accordance with AS 29.26.040, for the purpose of electing the following
FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
FIRE DANGER IN LAKE AND PENINSULA BOROUGH
June 6, 2022
Dry weather and dry grass have produced extreme fire danger and potential for wildfires in all of Lake and Peninsula Borough. Residents, visitors, and workers
A federal judge rebuffed a bid by the U.S. government to block Alaskans who aren’t “qualified subsistence users” from gillnet fishing on certain days along a 180-mile-long section of the Kuskokwim River within the Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge.
U.S. District Judge Sandra Gleason on
Fishermen and their coastal communities had to fight hard for those disaster declarations. Now, they’re helping to decide how managers should split the funds, including $9.4 million for Cook Inlet fishermen. The money is to make up for the losses from the 2018 upper Cook Inlet set-net fisheries
Fishing and environmental groups hope the Biden administration’s move will be fatal to the proposed Pebble Mine, and end more than 20 years of debate over protecting the world’s most productive sockeye salmon habitat from the effects of mining for gold, copper and other metals.
CARSON, Wash. — The fish were on their way to be executed. One minute, they were swimming around a concrete pond. The next, they were being dumped onto a stainless steel table set on an incline. Hook-nosed and wide-eyed, they thrashed and thumped their way down the table toward an air-powered
Federal public waters of the Yukon Northern Area include all navigable and non-navigable freshwaters located within and adjacent to the exterior boundaries of National Wildlife Refuges, National Parks and Preserves, and National Conservation Areas, as well as those segments of the National Wild
April 26, 2022 (Anchorage) — Today, Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy announced a lawsuit that asks the courts to recognize the State’s ownership to submerged lands within Lake Clark National Park and Preserve, an ownership granted at Statehood but not yet fully recognized by
A blob menaced the Gulf of Alaska in recent years, and the marine ecosystem has yet to fully recover. The Blob is what researchers called the warm water anomaly that persisted in the region from 2014 to 2016. The event was followed by several smaller warm water anomalies in subsequent years.
All five survived the initial impact, and are receiving medical care at Anchorage area hospitals. One person is in serious condition, one is in fair condition, and three are in stable condition, troopers said in an update Sunday afternoon.
Around 1 p.m. on Saturday, troopers received notice
On February 1, 2022 the Planning Commission for the Lake and Peninsula Borough reviewed a development permit at an online meeting. The permit was from the Newhalen Tribal Council to build a store on an existing lot. Newhalen currently does not have a store and residents shop in Iliamna. Joanne