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.
Families without personal generators have seen their freezers thaw out and watched a summer’s worth of subsistence harvest go to waste.
The attorneys general of the 15 states argue that they have standing to sue because what happens in the Arctic Refuge affects their fish, wildlife and physical environment.
The buffalo left Montana for Alaska on Monday — three hardy bulls, which weigh about a thousand pounds each.
The Native American Rights Fund (NARF) is asking the court to intervene on behalf of the Organized Village of Kake which took advantage of the emergency hunt to take two moose and five deer.
The state pathologist says they will process samples from the two dead whales to confirm things like species and sex, but they likely won’t be able to determine cause of death.
Richard Peterson, the President of Central Council Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska, says he wasn’t surprised by the state’s lawsuit, but he was disappointed.
The State of Alaska is filing a lawsuit in federal court alleging the U.S. Office of Subsistence Management has overstepped its authority.
Residents say the air is better, indoors and out, and they have better access to subsistence activities.
Herring stocks in Sitka Sound are on the rebound, according to state scientists tracking the data. But subsistence users are skeptical.