House Bill 311 received four committee referrals, giving it an uphill journey to make it to the House floor.
U.S. District Court Judge Sharon Gleason, in a 110-page ruling Wednesday, said the Trump administration’s approval of the project under the National Environmental Policy Act was flawed.
The price of lumber has more than doubled over the last year, and economists warn that trend may last.
This is Seavey’s fifth Iditarod win, tying him with Rick Swenson for the most Iditarod victories ever.
The Iditarod’s five top mushers were running within two hours of each other Saturday as they started their last push to the finish line, with Aaron Burmeister of Nome seizing the lead in search of his first victory.
Hundreds of sled dogs and 46 mushers left the Iditarod starting line at the Deshka Landing boat launch on a sunny and clear afternoon.
There’s required testing and face masks, plus a shorter trail and a smaller group of mushers signed up to compete.
The COVID-19 pandemic caused the Iditarod race organizers to create an altered route, one that goes through mostly unpopulated checkpoints.
The revised race route is among a list of changes to the event triggered by the coronavirus pandemic, race officials say.
A nonresident in the mining industry was also identified as COVID-19 positive in Juneau