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Calista Corporation Blindsided by Scheme to Link Donlin with Unrelated Mineral Project

by Calista Corporation Staff Calista (cha-lis-ta) Corporation staff, management and Board of Directors were shocked at recent attempts to link the unpermitted Pebble Project with our Donlin Gold Project. Does Calista support this fantasy? No. […]

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Undercover recordings reveal talk of a massive mining district connecting Pebble and Donlin

Yukon-Kuskokwim residents react with shock and dismay after hearing that the mine they have been fighting for decades may be the key in creating a massive southwest Alaska mining district planned by the people behind […]

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Essential prevention program to prevent COVID-19 through animal health services

From the Yukon Kuskokwim Canine Health Association Dear Alaska Tribal Governments, This would be a project in partnership with the tribes to protect from COVID-19 and enhance the overall health of the communities by increasing […]

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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’ […]

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Budget passed that protects the Alaskan way of life and provides relief to those affected by global pandemic

by Representative Tiffany Zulkosky, House District 38 Normally when I provide an end-of-session update, it is May or June, our fish are running in the Kuskokwim, and I have either returned, or am eagerly looking […]

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The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted nearly every aspect of life in Bethel and the YK Delta

by Bethel Community Services Foundation Staff Many of us are at home, heeding the instructions given by national, state and city leaders. Others are at work in fields deemed critical infrastructure- health care, grocery stores, […]

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COVID-19: The time to act is now, before widespread community transmission

by Dr. Anne Zink As reports of an illness began spreading across the United States, reactions were mixed. One city took it seriously, closing the schools, isolating the ill, advising citizens to “socially distance” themselves […]

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Alaska Natives and American Indians are being seriously threatened by Climate Change

by Mike Williams Sr. This is the Testimony of Michael Williams, Sr. before the U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Appropriations, Sub House Committee on Interior, Environment, and related agencies for the “Climate Change Panels” […]

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Funding in the state operating budget to support Village Public Safety Officers is urgently needed

by Kendra Kloster Dear Governor Dunleavy, Improving the safety of all Alaskans is an issue that we can all get behind. Everyone has the right to feel safe in their home and their community, no […]

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Native Youth receive standing ovation as AFN declares a State of Emergency on Climate Change

by Native Movement Staff October 19th, 2019: Today, a climate change resolution from First Alaskans Institute Youth & Elders conference made its way onto the floor for debate at the Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) […]

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Extreme conditions extend Alaska wildfire season to September 30

by Alaska Division of Forestry With several wildfires burning in Southcentral Alaska and high fire danger persisting due to continued warm, dry conditions, Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Corri Feige announced today that Alaska’s statutory […]

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Alaska Congressional Delegation welcome DOJ Declaration of Law Enforcement Emergency in Rural Alaska

U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski, Dan Sullivan, and Congressman Don Young, all R-Alaska, today (June 28th, 2019) welcomed the Department of Justice’s Announcement that Attorney General Barr will declare a law enforcement emergency in rural Alaska […]

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Akiak Native Community submits request to Federal Subsistence Board regarding Chinook Salmon

by Akiak Native Community The Akiak Native Community sent the following letter to the Federal Subsistence Board and Chairman, dated March 1st, 2019. Akiak Native Community herein submits a Temporary Special Action Request (SAR) requesting […]

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District 38 Dems React to the Devastating Cuts in Proposed State Budget

by Vicki Turner Malone  District 38 Democrats met Wednesday evening, Feb 20, 2019, at KuC to discuss Governor Dunleavy’s proposed 2020 budget. Representative Tiffany Zulkosky made time at the beginning of the meeting via teleconference […]

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We are concerned about the development of the Donlin Gold Mine and how it will impact our salmon-spawning river

This is from 136 YK Region Women who are shareholders of Calista Corporation who signed this open letter to Calista CEO Andrew Guy and Board Chair Robert Beans in hopes our voices will be heard. […]

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Is Donlin doing everything they can to minimize or eliminate impacts to the resources we rely so heavily on?

by Dave Cannon By now you might have heard about the recent mine tailings dam collapse in Brazil that killed 58 people with hundreds still missing. You may, or may not, be aware of the […]