Lumber prices have been soaring across the country as demand for wood during the pandemic outstripped supply.
Some in Bethel say the city could start losing essential services if it starts shutting down B&B’s, which house many transient workers.
The decision comes after an administrative law judge recommended that the DEC should not uphold the certificate in April.
Crooked Creek lacks a fire department and running water to its homes and businesses. But a visiting construction company happened to have a water truck on hand.
The announcement came just a week before the State of Alaska is expected to issue a verdict on a key permit for the company.
The musk ox were stranded on the floes after wandering onto the sea ice during breakup.
The Dunleavy administration is dedicating money to helping Chevak clean up the debris of its old school, which burned down in a fire this spring.
Three and a half months after its water plant burned down, the village of Tuluksak has secured enough funding to build a new one.
The temporary system is too fragile to withstand the ice floes released during breakup.
The Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation says most areas in the Y-K Delta still have either substantial or high transmission.