Since 2007, walruses have been hauling out on land between their hunts. Before they’d populate sea ice patches, but that hasn’t been reliable in recent years.
A new program from the FCC is giving tribes across the country the opportunity to claim licenses within the 2.5 GHz spectrum that would allow them to provide broadband to their communities.
In a statement made June 30 the air carrier says that passengers who repeatedly refuse to wear a mask on a flight will be issued a warning in the form of a yellow card.
The Ambler Road project, has been a lightning rod for controversy for years, pitting the desire to expand business and mining interests in the state against the concerns over impacts to the environment and subsistence.
The 576-kilowatt project in Kotzebue is the second largest in the state, next to the Willow Solar Farm in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough.
DEC officials say one potential area of risk is the Kobuk River, which is about 160 feet away from the extent of the spill.
The theme highlights “the challenges and opportunities the Native community and all Alaskans face, including responding to and recovering from the pandemic and resulting economic downturn.”
The funding for the program comes from $10 million of the $1.5 billion the state received in federal CARES Act funding.
Thoman says that temperatures have been considerably warmer on average since about 2012.
This is the third case for the city, the fourth for the Northwest Arctic Borough.