Some Y-K Delta residents say that the high cost of internet access is not even the main problem. In some cases, there is no internet regardless of how much people are willing to pay.
A school renovation project that was supposed to finish months ago left the Bristol Bay Borough school looking for class space.
The Corps decided in November that Pebble’s plan to mitigate the environmental damage was inadequate and that the project doesn’t serve the public.
Bethel is seldom the first U.S. city that Koreans move to. It’s a place where they end up when their original American dream falls apart.
Expert witnesses have described serious problems with the boat’s stability report.
The Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta once led the nation in COVID-19 case rates. In a startling reversal, cases are dropping and the region is now helping lead the nation in vaccinations.
In 2014, the Environmental Protection Agency proposed a “preemptive veto” of a larger mine in the area under Section 404c based on the agency’s Bristol Bay Watershed Assessment. But it was never finalized, and the Trump Administration withdrew the proposal.
A two-week federal inquiry into the fatal sinking of the F/V Scandies Rose — lost on New Year’s Eve 2019 west of Kodiak Island — will open on Monday in Seattle.
Trident has said the vessel is a total loss, according to multiple news outlets.
Despite the declines, the region still maintains the highest COVID-19 case rate in the state, a position the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta has held since October 2020.