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Bankruptcy Court approves a Plan of Liquidation that enables an auction and sales process for RAVN

June 25, 2020—The Honorable Brendan L. Shannon in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware today approved a Plan of Liquidation that also includes a sales process for “going concern” bidders who […]

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ANSEP prepares 23 high school graduates with adapted Summer Bridge component

To support high school graduates’ transition to college, the Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program is offering its seven-week 2020 Summer Bridge component virtually. Nearly two dozen students began their Summer Bridge experience on May […]

Heard it in the Steam House

Alaska National Guard airlifts “Into the Wild” bus from Stampede Trail

by Sgt. Seth LaCount In a coordinated effort with the Department of Natural Resources, 12 Alaska Army National Guardsmen assigned to 1st Battalion, 207th Aviation Regiment accomplished the successful extraction of a 1940s era bus […]

Village Telegraph

Firefighters mopping up 5-acre wildfire started by fire that burned down Aniak River Lodge

by Alaska Division of Forestry Firefighters from the Alaska Division of Forestry’s McGrath station and BLM Alaska Fire Service responded to a structure fire that burned down a lodge and multiple cabins on the Aniak […]

Village Telegraph

Calista Corporation announces 2020 Online Early Bird Proxy Prizes Winners

by Calista Corporation Staff E ight Calista (cha-LIS-tah) Corporation Shareholders are winners in the first round of Early Bird proxy prizes for the 46th Annual Meeting of Shareholders. About 6,000 Shareholders who cast their proxy […]

Speak Your Mind

Donlin Gold project does not meet State of Alaska water quality standards

Kasigluk, AK: After the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) issued a permit for Donlin Gold that, in violation of DEC’s legal duty, ignores the mercury contamination and other degradation highlighted in the Army Corps’ […]

Obituaries

A Giant has Walked Into the Forest: First Alaskans Institute mourns loss of Byron I. Mallott

First Alaskans Institute (FAI), a statewide Alaska Native nonprofit focused on advancing Alaska Natives for the next 10,000 years, Board of Trustees and Staff are shocked and deeply saddened by the untimely passing of our […]

In our Native Land

Calista Corporation announces 2020 Shareholder Awards Recipients

by Calista Staff Winners Exemplify Our Alaska Native Values. Calista (cha-LIS-tah) Corporation is pleased to announce the 2020 recipients of the annual Calista Shareholder Awards. Drawn from nominations submitted by fellow Shareholders, these awards recognize […]

Village Telegraph

Smoke from wildfires in Southwest Alaska impacting Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta communities

by Alaska Division of Forestry Smoke from a cluster of four wildfires burning in southwest Alaska is impacting some Yukon-Kuskokwim communities in the area around Bethel and Dillingham. Residents in Togiak and Goodnews Bay reported […]

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Alaska Army National Guard helps rescue injured individual near Noorvik

by Spc. Grace Nechanicky The Alaska Army National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 207th Aviation Regiment’s Army Aviation Operations Facility in Nome helped rescue an individual in Coffin Camp May 16, 2020. At approximately 5 a.m., the […]

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Village Telegraph

Legislation introduced to fund critical sanitation projects in Native Communities

On Thursday, May 28th, 2020, Congressman Don Young (R-AK-AL) and Congressman Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ-01) introduced H.R. 7056, legislation to allocate funding for the Indian Health Services Sanitation Facilities Construction Program to construct and improve critical […]

Inside Bethel News

Ravn Air Group conditionally approved for CARES Act Grants Files motion for sale process

Ravn Air Group has been conditionally approved by the U.S. Treasury to move forward and seek payroll grants under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) Payroll Support Program (PSP). This assistance […]