The Orutsararmiut Native Council challenged that certificate, contending that the state cannot have “reasonable assurance” that the mine won’t violate the water standards.
More than two months after her initial report to police, Juanita Nick protested what she said was the criminal justice system’s inaction on her case.
Two Yup’ik engineers are trying to push the Yugtun language into the future using technology.
The Alaska Air National Guard rescued the pilot of a crashed Cessna airplane near Lime Village on April 7.
For over a year, residents in Mertarvik have survived without a commercial airport. That has meant spotty access to groceries and dangerous delays accessing medical care.
Domestic violence shelters around the country are preparing for a large decrease in federal funding that will take effect in a few months. Tundra Women’s Coalition in Bethel said that it will mean a 20% cut in its operating budget and could lead to a significant loss in services.
The Hooper Bay Lady Warriors won the state 2A basketball championship this past weekend, becoming the first girls team from Hooper Bay to do so.
YKHC hopes to vaccinate every child aged 12 to 15 in the region once Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine is approved for that age group.
State and federal fishery managers are waiting on more information to determine which government entity will have the authority to manage king salmon on the lower Kuskokwim River this summer.
On Tuesday, Bethel’s city council voted to hire an independent investigator to review the city’s response to reports of sexual assault.