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Alaska Digest

...will be held July 9-11 in Kotzebue, Northwest Arctic Borough Mayor Siikauraq Whiting and North Slope Borough Mayor Edward Itta announced. The meeting brings together hundreds of residents, community leaders, industry and development interests...
Photo: Planning for Barrow's future

...operations manager for Shell; and Eugene Brower with the Alaska Eskimo Whaling Commission listen Thursday to Barrow mayor Edward Itta speak about offshore exploration during the opening session of the first Oil & Gas Forum in Barrow. More than 200 people...
Shell, Alaska borough plan joint science studies

...Alaska's Arctic Ocean outer continental shelf. Shell Alaska Vice President Pete Slaiby and North Slope Borough Mayor Edward Itta said they have entered a multiyear agreement that will incorporate concerns of villages sprinkled along the coasts of...
Alaskans sound off on Arctic offshore drilling

...enough to ensure the industry protects the environment and prepares for a catastrophic spill. North Slope Borough Mayor Edward Itta of Barrow told Michael Bromwich, director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement, that...
Murkowski collects Arctic testimony, said the rate of change is outstripping the country's understanding of the Arctic. North Slope Borough Mayor Edward Itta called for beefed up baseline data. He said the status of wildlife populations and habitat must be known before outer...
Alaska Digest

...Roberts, who will be speaking to the state bar association. Palin plans to meet Friday with North Slope Borough Mayor Edward Itta and other community leaders ahead of a town hall meeting on the Alaska Gasline Inducement Act. Attending taking part...
Senators plan hearing on spill preparedness

...industry panel will be followed by an environmental panel, a community panel that includes North Slope Borough Mayor Edward Itta, and a state agency panel. The hearing will be connected by video conference with the Fairbanks Legislative Information...
Regional News
North Slope leaders protest petroleum reserve legislation development. But at a hearing in the House Community and Regional Affairs Committee, North Slope Borough Mayor Edward Itta defended the spending. While the development effects are not easy to understand or identify, they contribute to a...
Whalers land four bowheads on first day of fall hunt in Barrow

...harpoon, but doesn't land the bowhead, that strike counts against the overall quota. North Slope Borough Mayor Edward Itta is captain of the Saggan Crew that landed a 37-foot female bowhead. "The ideal whale," he said. It took up to...
Borough aiding hunters accused of wasting meat

...borough's involvement in the legal defense was disclosed in letter to the village included in court documents. Mayor Edward Itta told the Anchorage Daily News he was not aware of the letter but agreed with its contents. "My purpose is to defend...


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