As the fresh salmon head was sliced off, a chorus of young voices erupted around the table. â€œEww!â€ cried several boys and girls in unison while a few others exclaimed â€œCool!â€ One girl eagerly looked for an uluaq and asked, â€œCan I try?â€
FAIRBANKS, Alaska — Six students from the Rural Alaska Honors Institute will be living the life of an arctic field scientist at the Institute of Arctic Biology Toolik Field Station on the North Slope next week as part of a special research course hosted by scientists from the University of Alaska Fairbanks and the National […]
WASHINGTON â€“ 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 to fund water quality improvement projects in rural Alaska villages. The announcement of funding follows a new Memorandum of Understanding between Rural Development and program […]
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 facility. This closure results in elimination of 70 jobs this summer, in this remote village of less than 800 people, where jobs are scarce.
FAIRBANKS-At three oâ€™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 arriving in Allakaket, investigation revealed that during a scuffle that night, while fighting for control of a shotgun, it discharged striking Joseph Semaken.
JUNEAU, Alaska â€“ 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.
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 had resigned to pursue other career opportunities. No other details were given for his departure.
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 is in the top ten Alaskan owned businesses, and owns more than a dozen businesses in the state and across the nation.
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 other until the impact was imminent. No one was injured in the accident.