Last month was brutally cold in many parts of Alaska, including in Bethel, which had its second coldest winter on record.
Fifty-one of the new cases are in the village of Chevak, with a population of about 1,000.
The executives said there might be a way for Donlin to reduce its costs if Donlin and Pebble were connected by a new, state-financed road and had access to a new, state-financed port.
State health officials identified 55 new cases of the virus by the end of the day on Friday
Three years ago, there were over 27,000 caribou in the Mulchatna Caribou Herd. Now, there are less than half of that.
Forty-two members of the U.S. House and Senate wrote President Donald Trump and asked him Wednesday to overrule Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt.
The Environmental Protection Agency announced its intention to reverse course on an action that would have thwarted the proposed Pebble mine in the Bristol Bay watershed.
The new site already has six houses. Plans include two intersecting airport runways, plots for houses, a wind farm, a water plant, a small boat harbor and a community garden; facilities that Newtok residents do not currently have.
The Alaska Marine Highway wants feedback on the ferry system’s schedule for fall, winter and spring of 2013 and ’14.