The stove shortage is yet another symptom of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The mine project consists of 92,000 acres of land located between Holy Cross and McGrath, just 25 miles north of the Donlin Gold project.
The health corporation issued a written statement on Wednesday saying the corporation is operating at capacity and has adopted new clinical guidelines for dispensing care.
The money comes from the Bureau of Indian Affairs’ Tribal Climate Resilience Program. BIA announced awards of more than $1 million to YK Delta tribes.
High schoolers have already evacuated from the main school into an unused building next door because their classroom was closest to the river.
In the Y-K Delta, health care providers worry that the state’s overwhelmed hospitals could mean that if someone gets injured, medical care might not be available to them.
The City of Bethel could soon lose nearly half its police force following a new vaccine mandate.
A national teacher shortage left the Lower Kuskokwim School District scrambling. The district had dozens of positions to fill in only a few months, and looked to the Philippines for solutions.
Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation is struggling to find beds for all patients, not just those diagnosed with COVID-19. To decrease the chance of needing health care, Hodges warned against any activity that could pose a physical risk.
A University of Alaska Fairbanks scientist said that the reason why Western Alaska is getting windier is that it will soon inherit the Aleutian Islands’ storms. In today’s climate, the Aleutian islands are the windiest area in Alaska.