A legislative working group has come up with recommendations that Alaska lawmakers hope will solve some of the issues with the VPSO program.
There are several requirements needed to get issued a REAL ID. One of them is two documents showing proof of residence, with a physical address on them.
The Dunleavy administration acknowledges in its budget proposal that many rural Alaska areas depend on troopers for law enforcement and that current trooper staffing levels delay responses to violent crimes, including sexual assault and murder.
Historically, Arctic communities have had thick layers of sea ice to help buffer those storms, but that protection is disappearing.
A recent report compiled by the Army Corps of Engineers and researchers at the University of Alaska Fairbanks documents erosion and other environmental threats facing communities in rural Alaska.
While the storms are nothing new for this time of year, they are likely to disrupt sea ice in the region, which is forming at a much slower rate due to an abnormally warm year.
While this particular virus isn’t doing widespread damage, its emergence opens the door for other viruses to pop up between oceans.
The ACLU says the victim is willing to settle her claims against the city for half a million dollars in order to avoid ongoing litigation.
Gail Alstrom of the St. Mary’s Sub-Regional Clinic says rural Alaska health care clinics like hers rely on broadband internet service. An outage sends them back in time.
As of Aug. 31, Arctic sea ice coverage dropped to the third-lowest extent on satellite record for that day, according to the National Snow and Ice Data Center.