In a letter to the corps, the tribal coalition requested that the Clean Water Act 404 permits for the proposed gold mine — which mine advocates say would be located next to Crooked Creek, a tributary to the Kuskokwim River — be withdrawn.
Seeing for sale signs staying up longer has been a recent trend seen. According to the Department of Labor and Workforce Development, interests have gone up since 2021. Last year, Anchorage saw a tight housing market. There were not many houses on the market, but there were a seas of home buyers looking to find their perfect home.
At a special meeting of the Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. Board of Trustees, Acting Revenue Commissioner Deven Mitchell was approved by a unanimous vote to become the next Executive Director of the corporation.
Fish and Game said in a release that adult razor clam abundance surveys completed at Ninilchik and Clam Gulch beaches in April and May of this year were below the abundance threshold required to allow limited clamming on those beaches.
Alaska's marijuana industry is thriving more than seven years after legalization. But, according to industry experts, federally legalized marijuana could put local grows, manufacturers and pot shops out of business. This week, Alaska's News Source looks at the impact of the marijuana industry in Alaska since legalization.
The state will soon stop distributing a $300 weekly supplemental unemployment benefit that was brought on by the federal government during the coronavirus pandemic, joining over a dozen other states who have made similar cuts.