Alaska Department of Transportation spokesman Andy Mills said its contractor is waiting for special use permits to mark wetlands and identify cultural resources with the aid of a helicopter.
A lawsuit claims that Gov. Mike Dunleavy overstepped his authority when he allowed the endowment fund to be swept into the pot of money available for general state spending.
The Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta is the second largest region in the United States without access to broadband internet, but not for much longer.
Mabel Baldwin-Schaeffer is the first tribal coordinator for the Alaska Fisheries Science Center’s communications program.
The three students say hunting helped them get through the isolation of the pandemic, when their schools and many other activities, like sports, were shut down because of COVID-19.
Jury trials are scheduled for this fall for lawsuits against the school district for failing to protect students against Carmichael.
63.2 million fish have returned to the bay this year, breaking the 2018 record of 62.9 million.
Three cases of rabies have been reported in Dillingham foxes this spring.
Six tribes opposed the water rights permits, saying that removing that much water from the area could hurt the region’s water supply and ecosystem.
The closure will give bears unhindered access to shallower waters.