The cost saving proposal has drawn major criticism since being introduced by UA President Jim Johnsen last week.
The National Park Service is rescinding a ban within Alaska’s national preserves on some controversial state-sanctioned predator harvests of bears and wolves. Park service Alaska spokesperson Pete Christian said although practices like killing bears and wolves in dens run counter to the Park Service’s mission, the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act, which created or…
All of the scientific staff members are currently quarantined in Fairbanks.
The University of Alaska says the furloughs, put in place by UA President Jim Johnsen, will impact 166 employees and are expected to save the university system $554,000.
Northern Star Resources would not say how many workers at the Pogo mine have tested positive. A company spokesperson says that it’s “a small number.”
Mary Jane Fate was known for her advocacy for the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, and her leadership of the Alaska Federation of Natives and the Fairbanks Native Association. Fate had many “firsts” at a formative time in Alaska’s history.
A worker at the Pogo gold mine has tested positive for COVID-19. And he may have come in contact with up to 14 others at the mine that’s located 38 miles northeast of Delta Junction.
Wilson is taking a job with a state agency that she’s often fought against during her 10 years in the Alaska House of Representatives.
The extent of next summer’s road closures will be unclear until crews begin work at Pretty Rocks.
The head of the American Federation of Government Employees Local 1834 says the union and Fort Wainwright officials have for decades maintained good relations — until recently.