The Petersburg-based Coast Guard cutter Anacapa will now proceed with plans to sink the Ryou-un Maru, using its 25-calliber bow mounted machine gun.
The US Coast Guard has put on hold a plan to sink that Japanese fishing vessel adrift at sea since last year’s tsunami. Petty Officer David Moseley says another fishing vessel in the area is preventing the Coast Guard from sinking the Japanese ship.
U. S. Senator Mark Begich says Alaska’s future is in the development of natural resources in the Arctic — and increasing U.S. presence there.
Alaska Federation of Natives President Julie Kitka warns that the continuing federal budget battle could impact essential services.
But she says it’s hard to tell where the ax will fall.
Pat Moore hosts; Sneed Collard, author of books about science for children, will tell us about the talk he’ll be giving at the Douglas Library … more
A Western Alaska lawmaker says place-based education is working.
Representative Reggie Joule, a Kotzebue Democrat, told Juneau’s Native Issues Forum today (Feb. 8) that the approach makes sense.
Several Alaska Native organizations oppose a legislative effort to increase sea otter harvests.