Casey Sixkiller, the Region 10 administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency, has sent a recommendation to EPA headquarters to protect the area by vetoing the proposed mine.
For decades, the U.S. government has failed to test for chemicals and metals in fish. ProPublica and Oregon Public Broadcasting did, and what they found was alarming for tribes.
Opponents say the agriculture project is a form of industrialized farming that will deplete the land and disrupt its ecology.
Caribou and reindeer populations have been declining around the circumpolar north.
For years, populations of Sitka black-tail deer have slumped, leaving residents without a staple source of protein. A three-day summit held in Craig last month prompted lengthy discussions about the problem.
Debate over the resolutions was contentious and revealed a regional rift among tribes.
The request hinges on one big question: Is Ketchikan a rural community?
As salmon runs falter and western Alaska villagers suffer, some worry that measures will be too incremental and slow to provide meaningful help.
U.S. Rep. Mary Peltola spoke on the House floor Wednesday to advocate for her first bill, establishing an Office of Food Security in the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Ryan Bukowski is responsible for feeding at least nine family members. Now he’s not sure if any of the food they hunted, caught and gathered is safe to eat.