Igiugig hikes to Big Mountain as part of local food challenge

Oct 20th 12:25 am By Avery Lill, KDLG News

Residents take 23-mile hike, eating moose, dry fish and locally grown greens along the way


Statewide Stories

AFN convention shines light on Native issues

October 19th 11:45 pm

Annual event happens this week in Anchorage

Opinion: AFN kicks off week of celebrating, supporting Alaska Native culture

October 19th 11:36 pm

On Monday, a young hunter got the support of hundreds. He earned it the hard way. Chris Agragiiq Apassingok was 16 when he helped catch a massive bowhead whale passing by his home of Gambell on St. Lawrence Island. In a keynote address at the Elders and [...]

Opinion: The last night of a great machine and a team who did their jobs well

October 19th 11:36 pm

The printing press seemed to live. Every night for 31 years, beginning at about 11 p.m., it rumbled the building off Bragaw Street, the smell of ink wafting down the halls. From words and images, it made physical things. And then on Saturday night, it died.

Seaweed tapped as source for fuel, feed

October 19th 11:35 pm

Kodiak is at the center of a national push to produce biofuels from seaweed. Agents from the U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) recently traveled to the island to meet with a team of academics, scientists, [...]

Alaskan Chris Hladick to head EPA Region 10 office

October 19th 11:28 pm

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has appointed Alaskan Chris Hladick to head EPA Region 10, a Seattle-based office that oversees Alaska and the Pacific Northwest. Hladick is currently the commissioner of the Alaska Department of Commerce, [...]

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Animal-rights activists didn't like teen whaler's catch. He's not backing down.

October 19th 11:27 pm

Critics won't change how he lives, Apassingok tells First Alaskans Institute Elders and Youth Conference

BBNA director of natural resources steps down to focus on advocacy

October 19th 11:42 pm

Verner Wilson III wrapped up his time as Bristol Bay Native Association's director of natural resources last week. He is leaving BBNA after 18 months to take on the position of senior oceans campaigner with the environmental advocacy nonprofit Friends of the [...]

Residents (again) comment on Pebble

October 19th 11:45 pm

EPA takes comments at listening sessions in Dillingham, Iliamna

Edgmon to gavel in special session next Monday

October 19th 11:37 pm

Gov. Bill Walker called the state's lawmakers back to another 30-day special session beginning Oct. 23. Walker has asked them to take up Senate Bill 54, which addresses reforms to Senate Bill 91, and his proposal for a flat payroll tax that could raise $300 [...]

Opinion: AFN kicks off week of celebrating, supporting Alaska Native culture

October 19th 11:36 pm

On Monday, a young hunter got the support of hundreds. He earned it the hard way. Chris Agragiiq Apassingok was 16 when he helped catch a massive bowhead whale passing by his home of Gambell on St. Lawrence Island. In a keynote address at the Elders and [...]

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