Letters to the Editor

BBNC on the Army Corps Rejecting Pebble Mine: The Voices of Bristol Bay Have Prevailed

Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC) President and CEO Jason Metrokin made the following statement after the Army Corps of Engineers announced the proposed Pebble mine “cannot be permitted.” BBNC has formally opposed Pebble since 2009. […]

Letters to the Editor

ADF&G Strongly Opposes Illegal Closure of Federal Lands to Non-Federally Qualified Alaskans

The Federal Subsistence Board recently closed federal lands occupied by the Nelchina caribou herd to non-federally qualified users. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is the principle manager of this herd and strongly opposed […]

Letters to the Editor

Health Mandates: Hunting, Fishing, and Trapping in Alaska during COVID-19

Hunting, fishing, and trapping activities are important to many Alaskans and non-residents. Hunters, anglers, and trappers are reminded that all seasons remain open as scheduled during the COVID-19 pandemic unless changed by emergency order. All […]

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GCI coordinates with local communities to ensure field work is done safely

In mid-April, damage to the fiber optic cable between the microwave tower on Pilcher Mountain and the community of Marshall threatened to limit connectivity to the Western Alaska village. As an essential services provider, GCI […]

Inside Bethel News

RAVNAir Group doing everything possible to get back in the air very soon

To our valued Customers and Frequent Flyers, As you know, the entire airline industry has been devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic and vitally necessary travel bans. Unfortunately, RavnAir Group, the largest regional airline in our […]

Letters to the Editor

Mat-Su Delegation: Moving Special Session from Wasilla to Juneau Is Violation of Law

June 24, 2019 (Wasilla) The Mat-Su Delegation asserts that the presiding officers’ decision to move the location of the special session from Wasilla to Juneau is in clear violation of the law. Co-Chair of the […]

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Support needed for seafood industry embroiled in China trade dispute

A letter to the Honorable Sonny Perdue, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, dated June 11, 2019. We appreciate and support the Administration’s long-term goal of rebalancing the trade environment and establishing free, fair, […]

Letters to the Editor

Sullivan Recognizes All Alaskans for Their Remarkable Response to Earthquake

Last week, as part of his “Alaskan of the Week” series, U.S. Senator Dan Sullivan (R-AK) recognized all Alaskans for their remarkable response to the November 30, 2018 earthquake the shook Southcentral Alaska. Mr. President, […]

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Governor-Elect Mike Dunleavy Announces Inaugural Celebration, Co-Chairs, Swearing In Location

Today (Nov. 10th, 2018), Governor-elect Mike Dunleavy announced additional transition team members. ● Co-chair of Inaugural Celebrations: Cynthia Henry of Fairbanks ● Co-chair of Inaugural Celebrations: Rina Salazar of Anchorage Governor-elect Dunleavy said, “Alaskans are […]

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Response to comments on Calista’s PAEC endorsement decisions

Quyana Cakneq to all the Shareholders that have commented on the Calista Public Advocacy and Engagement Committee (PAEC) endorsement decisions. The Committee members are all Shareholders, from Emmonak to Chevak, Kwigillingok to Akiachak, and beyond. […]