A federal permit allowing Hilcorp to drill in Cook Inlet does not account for the harm vessel noise could pose to endangered belugas there, according to a decision yesterday from a District Court judge.
The questioning happened during oral arguments in a lawsuit between Gov. Mike Dunleavy on one side and the Legislative Council and school funding advocates on the other.
Nora Gecan started Anecdote Magazine as a platform to showcase the work of creatives.
The Seward Highway incident was one of several high-profile Southcentral avalanches this week.
According to the Regulatory Commission of Alaska, the reason for this change is a new federal act that will designate 988 as an abbreviated number to reach the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.
Anchorage Health Department Director Heather Harris said the average 14-day case count is up almost 75% since last month.
Gov. Dunleavy has proposed putting PFDs in the state constitution, as part of an amendment that would outline rules for the overall annual draw from the fund.
The Native Village of Tazlina hopes to buy back 462 acres of land east of the village from the Catholic Church and return it to traditional and cultural use.
A helicopter that crashed Saturday evening near the Knik Glacier, killing five of six people aboard, just missed clearing the top of a mile-high mountain ridge, according to federal investigators.
As early as Thursday, Hilcorp could start construction on a gravel exploration pad for the company’s Whiskey Gulch prospect.