But experts say the details of what the Dunleavy administration proposes will be important.
No night flights or medevacs have been able to land at the Quinhagak airport for the past two months.
A recent report compiled by the Army Corps of Engineers and researchers at the University of Alaska Fairbanks documents erosion and other environmental threats facing communities in rural Alaska.
Following a season of drought, the Southeast Alaska community of Metlakatla is navigating a different relationship with water, like a number of other places in the region.
A major proposed North Slope oil project is running into local opposition from residents of the village of Nuiqsut, who are already partially surrounded by development and wary of more.
In a lecture at the Sealaska Heritage Institute, Walter Echo-Hawk laid out the factors leading to the Supreme Court’s 1955 Tee-Hit-Ton Tlingit land rights decision.
Sea otters are rapidly recolonizing Southeast Alaska. But that wildlife success story breeds challenges as they compete with commercial fishermen.
Not long after being sworn in, Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy disbanded the state’s climate change response team. But Jason Brune, Dunleavy’s top environmental regulator, says the administration isn’t ignoring the issue.
This year, Newtok is sending one-third of its residents across the Ninglick River to its replacement village, Mertarvik.
The Alaska Federation of Natives convention heard remarks by both of Alaska’s U.S. senators and voted on a number or resolutions, one of which sparked a contentious debate on climate change.