Three and a half months after its water plant burned down, the village of Tuluksak has secured enough funding to build a new one.
The temporary system is too fragile to withstand the ice floes released during breakup.
“This is a Yup’ik and Indigenous people’s win up here in Alaska,” Michael Martinez said.
For Orthodox Christians, Pascha commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection from the tomb, three days after he was crucified, died, and was buried.
The Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation says most areas in the Y-K Delta still have either substantial or high transmission.
House Bill 123 has 12 co-sponsors in the House. It has passed through the Tribal Affairs Committee and the State Affairs Committee and is headed to the House floor for a vote.
An 18-year-old died when he was shot while bird hunting with two other young people in Nightmute on April 26.
Workers in Tuluksak installed a system with extra filtration to provide cleaner water intended for drinking. But up until mid-April, most people in Tuluksak didn’t get to drink the water from this second system.
Four dogs have been euthanized after contact with rabid foxes.
“Our current statute is broken,” said Anchorage Rep. Geran Tarr. “It’s outdated and incomplete.”