Home » Archives by category » Rural (Page 131)

USDA Announces Water and Wastewater Improvement Projects in Alaska

WASHINGTON – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced that 14 communities, many with populations that are predominately Alaska Native, will receive $23.6 million through the Rural Alaska Village Grant program…

Yukon Gold Closes Doors Because of Shortened Season

KALTAG, ALASKA-Yukon River Gold LLC has announced the suspension of fish buying operations this summer in the remote Alaskan village of Kaltag, pending review for a permanent closure of the…

Allakaket Man Suffers Gunshot Blast at Late Night Party

FAIRBANKS-At three o’clock in the morning, Wednesday, July 13th, Alaska State troopers in Fairbanks received a call from Allakaket of a person shot with a shotgun in the leg. After…

Sealaska Finds an Ancient Canoe Near Kasaan

JUNEAU, Alaska – Sealaska Corporation has found an ancient, partially carved Haida canoe on forested land it owns near the Organized Village of Kasaan on Prince of Wales Island.…

CEO of Chugach Alaska Corp Resigns

ANCHORAGE-Ed Herndon, CEO of Chugach Alaska Corporation submitted his resignation today as he stepped down from one of the largest Native corporations in the state. The company stated that he…

Doyon Corporation Launches Direct Deposit Drive

FAIRBANKS-Doyon, the for-profit corporation for Alaska Natives in the interior Alaska region, is the state's largest private land-owner with 12.5 million acres. The corporation serves 18,000 shareholders in Alaska. Doyon…

Two Planes Collide Mid-Air, Return Safely

ALASKA-Two small planes collided mid-air over Lake Clark Pass at 2,300 feet on Sunday afternoon, but were able to land safely in Anchorage after the incident. Neither pilot saw the…

Jonesville Coal Mine Decision Stalled Because of Procedural Error

CHICKALOON-Procedural errors have stalled the development of the Jonesville coal mine near Chickaloon. The Department of Natural Resources had issued a permit allowing operations to begin at the Jonesville coal…