On October 22, 2018, 52-year-old Louis Nations pled guilty to oil pollution, a violation of Alaska’s environmental laws. Magistrate Judge Kay Adams presided over the hearing. The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation’s (ADEC) Environmental Crimes […]
The Department of the Interior revokes five Public Land Orders making way for Alaska land conveyance and mineral development. The Secretary of Interior today (Oct. 4, 2018) issued a Public Land Order (PLO), which affects […]
There were 19 fire deaths in Alaska in 2017, a 6% increase from the previous year. Of those deaths, six were children under the age of 10. Additionally, juvenile firesetters were responsible for igniting 22% […]
by Ned Rozell Leaving cloven hoofprints from the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, more than 3,500 muskoxen live in Alaska. All of those shaggy, curly-horned beasts came from one group of muskoxen […]
The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee yesterday advanced S. 785, the Alaska Native Veterans Land Allotment Equity Act, out of committee by voice vote. The bill, sponsored by Sens. Dan Sullivan and Lisa Murkowski, […]
Joshua Pavil of Bethel got his moose on September 2nd, 2018 above Pilot Station.
by Mary Catharine Martin By mid-August Bristol Bay’s river systems are choked with fish, but early July, when most of the bay’s sockeye salmon are fighting their way in from the sea, is another story. […]
The State of Alaska today (Aug. 14th, 2018) in an amicus brief urged the U.S. Supreme Court in Sturgeon v. Frost to uphold state management of state navigable waterways and overturn the Ninth Circuit Court […]