Subsistence

Federal judge overrules Dunleavy administration’s objections to Kake’s COVID-19 hunt

In an order issued Wednesday, Judge Sharon L. Gleason wrote that federal officials had taken both conservation and public safety concerns into account when it approved Kake’s out-of-season hunt. She also noted that when federal officials reached out to state wildlife managers, they didn’t respond.

A flurry of lawsuits aim to stop drilling plans in Alaska’s Arctic. So what’s next?

The recent lawsuits over drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and National Petroleum Reserve are a lot to keep track of. Casey Grove spoke to Tegan Hanlon to try to sort it all out.