USFS updates reservation, payment process for Auk Village, Mendenhall Lake Campgrounds

...Service has revised the reservation and payment process for Auk Village and Mendenhall Lake Campgrounds, according to a release reservation, or a $10 fee for phone reservations.Auk Village Recreation Area's main shelter and Skater's Cabin day-use...
Walter Francis Baldwin work for RurALCAP. He also spent time with his friend, Hank Ostrosky, developing fishermen co-ops in Western Alaska villages. In 1975, Walter took a job as a Carpenter at Pump Station 5 of the Alaska Pipeline. Walter was a professional seal hunter...
Juneau DA reviewing VPSO Taser case

The District Attorney's Office in Juneau says it is looking into allegations that a Village Public Safety Officer used a Taser on two boys in Kake upon their request.Juneau District Attorney James Scott said his office...
Alaska Science Forum: Digging up Augustine's top-heavy legacy

...create a new summit.In Nanwalek, a village on the southern flank of the Kenai Peninsula...extreme tides of Cook Inlet saved the village from being swamped. Because the Augustine-induced...but no one was killed.Most of the village of Nanwalek is built on a high terrace...
Musk oxen seen between Bethel, villages

...A group of musk oxen was spotted between Bethel and three villages, prompting a state wildlife biologist to recommend that people...were spotted over the weekend between the hub town and the villages of Nunapitchuk, Atmautluak and Kasigluk, KYUK reported...
Village school placed on lockdown as residents exiled

FAIRBANKS - Alaska State Troopers say the school in the village of Huslia was placed in lockdown this week as local residents were exiled from the community.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner...
Tribe criticizes Walker for support of reserve drilling plan

...resources.The tribe for the North Slope village of Nuiqsut says it was not consulted before...which oversees the reserve, and Native village of Nuiqsut leaders prefer an alternative...supports the ConocoPhillips plan. The Native village corporations for Nuiqsut and the North...
State | AK legislature
Drilling plan may restrict sensitive Arctic Ocean areas

...low conflict with environmental resources or Alaska Native village subsistence users.Previous lease sales have removed from...prohibited in marine areas used for whaling by Barrow and the village of Kaktovik.An area studied extensively in recent years is...
State | AK legislature
Cold snap envelops interior Alaska communities

...haven't had any cold weather this winter, everyone is complaining about it."Huslia, Bettles, Fort Greely and Arctic Village reported temperatures in the lower 50s below zero.Fort Wainwright Army Post recorded a reading of minus 48, but many soldiers...
A big night in the arts

...New York City, Berlin, Stockholm, Helsinki, London, Spain and Greenland.Raised in Anchorage, her family is from the village of Kaktovik, in the northeastern corner of the state.In addition to receiving an award, Warden is one of three artists...


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