Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Alaska Congressman Don Young announced that the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded nearly $4 million in funding to various Alaska Native organizations under the Healthy Homes Production Grant Program for Tribal Housing Program. This grant program addresses multiple childhood diseases and injuries encountered at home by focusing on […]
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FAIRBANKS – The Bureau of Land Management Alaska Fire Service (BLM AFS) awarded three contracts for Type 2 wildland firefighting hand crews based in rural northeastern and Interior Alaska villages for the 2020 fire season. The contractors selected will base crews in the Upper Yukon and Tanana Fire Management Zones for quick response to fires within BLM AFS protection areas. […]
Alaska State Troopers report that a Koyukuk man has been arrested on Murder I charges after an investigation into the death of another man in that community on Wednesday. The report of the homicide in that community was called in to AST at 1:34 pm on Wednesday and troopers responded to initiate an investigate […]
Fire officials report on Wednesday, that the total fires burning in the state is now at 297. This total reflects three new fires. Included are 45 fires that are currently staffed and 250 fires that are currently being monitored. Staffed fires have burned approximately 461,734 acres thus far, while monitored fires have consumed 1,312,956 acres. […]