Most of the dead birds have been murres or horned puffins, and residents say they’re finding far fewer murre eggs.
The route would span 211 miles from the Dalton Highway and cross Gates of the Arctic National Park to get to the Ambler Mining District in Northwest Alaska.
A lawsuit over the state’s decision to automatically send absentee ballot applications only to those 65 and older is headed to federal court. The lawsuit alleges that the action unconstitutionally discriminates against younger voters. Anchorage lawyer Scott Kendall filed the lawsuit on behalf of several plaintiffs. “Our lawsuit’s very simple: You want to help people…
Kotzebue’s annual Lovie Harris Beauty Contest allows parents to announce their newborns and toddlers to the community while showcasing craft, culture and creativity.
The pilot project in the Second Judicial District, which includes Utqiagvik, Kotzebue and Nome, is part of the court system’s response to COVID-19.
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.
Alaska’s health department on Tuesday reported an 11th person has died with COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus. There are 14 new cases of the disease.
While a few positive tests have been recorded in rural Alaska, infections have been mostly concentrated in more urban parts of the state.
This is the third case for the city, the fourth for the Northwest Arctic Borough.