Newscast – Wednesday, May 10, 2023

In this newscast:

  • The US Forest Service has extended its public comment period for a proposed expansion of the Hecla Greens Creek mine by two weeks,
  • The State of Alaska is asking for a “partial stay” of a federal court order forcing the closure of commercial salmon trolling for king in Southeast Alaska this summer, pending an appeal,
  • Metlakatla’s tribe is using a cultural tourism grant to spread the traditional Tsimshian language around the island’s trails,
  • A decision from two large and influential tribal organizations to pull out of the Alaska Federation of Natives has had mixed reactions,
  • Anchorage Deputy Library Director Judy Eledge has resigned

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