Igiugig puts $1 million to work, revitalizing Lake Iliamna Yup'ik

Jun 16th 4:45 pm By By Avery Lill KDLG News

Elders teach younger generation language to help preserve culture


Statewide Stories

Opinion: Thawing bacteria, viruses show need for global cooperation in face of climate change

June 16th 4:03 pm

About a century ago, more than a million reindeer died from anthrax in northern Russia. It was difficult to dig deep graves, and the carcasses were buried close to the surface in what was then permafrost. But after the warm summer last year, that permafrost [...]

Opinion: Time to accept governor's compromise

June 16th 4:02 pm

We must end the standoff in Juneau because the option of doing nothing is devastating to Alaska, and delivers a crippling blow to our fragile economy. Another year of stalemate would deplete our reserves and would fail to reverse our slide into recession.

Opinion: Support the Senate version of bill to eliminate oil cash credits

June 16th 4:02 pm

Prior to the current legislative session, Gov. Bill Walker cited, as one of his key objectives, the need to end cash credits for new oil exploration and development to the oil industry. The reason for ending the credits was not that they didn't work, but that [...]

Opinion: Oil tax reform will bring fairness to Alaska budget plan

June 16th 4:01 pm

Paying oil companies billions from our dwindling state savings, while cutting schools, help for seniors and those who battle disabilities, isn't an Alaska I believe in. This is one of the little-reported and major sticking points between our Republican-led [...]

Opinion: It's time for Legislature to reach a great Alaska compromise

June 16th 4:00 pm

I am honored to serve along all the other good people of sound conviction elected to represent you here in Juneau.  All of us face a truly historic challenge. However, as we come together to solve our fiscal problems, it's clear that good intention and [...]

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Roadhouse provides a rest along the trail

June 16th 4:15 pm

State budget cuts may mean that after July the Alaska State Parks roadhouse, now a museum, will be locked

Borough incentivises RSW upgrades with fish tax rebate

June 16th 4:19 pm

Fishermen in the Naknek-Kvichak District who install a chilling system by the end of next year will be eligible for a $1,500 rebate from the 3 percent raw fish tax paid in the Borough's waters. The Bristol Bay drift fleet sold more chilled salmon than ever [...]

Unalaska responders trained to save whales

June 16th 4:12 pm

Saving whales entangled in fishing gear isn't for everybody, even people who really, really want to help. They could get hurt, and also run afoul of the law, said Ed Lyman, a federal whale specialist who taught a course in Unalaska this week aimed at training [...]

Seafood employers looking to hire U.S. workers

June 16th 4:17 pm

Program that allows hiring of temporary workers from overseas filled up quickly

Opinion: Thawing bacteria, viruses show need for global cooperation in face of climate change

June 16th 4:03 pm

About a century ago, more than a million reindeer died from anthrax in northern Russia. It was difficult to dig deep graves, and the carcasses were buried close to the surface in what was then permafrost. But after the warm summer last year, that permafrost [...]

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