A Matanuska-Susitna Borough marijuana grower is under investigation for possible distribution of products cultivated with pesticides, officials said.
The National Transportation Safety Board has found that 5.4% of fatal crashes in the U.S. in 2016 occurred in Alaska, which has about .02% of the national population.
Alaska Superior Court Judge Gregory Miller has granted a preliminary injunction to Alaska State Employees Association Local 52 in litigation involving the state’s efforts to require all unionized state employees to tell the state they want to continue to be union members.
An Alaska Native firm from Utqiagvik is playing a key role in helping residents of Newtok in Southwest Alaska relocate from storm-driven erosion and flooding in their village to the new village of Mertarvik, nine miles upriver on Nelson Island.
EPA officials said the tribe’s “You Survived a Natural Disaster, Now Grab Your EPB” project will help residents of the village and city of Seldovia learn how to prepare for natural disasters such as earthquakes, tsunamis and volcanic eruptions. An EPB is an emergency preparedness bucket.
State efforts to revise current oil discharge prevention and contingency plan requirements are being challenged by the watchdog entity charged with promoting environmentally safe operations of the Valdez Marine Terminal and oil tankers moving through there.
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“Ticks are beginning to be an issue clear across the country,” veterinarian Dr. Ken Hill said. “People who like the outdoors, and who hunt and fish don’t want to see those kinds of things come to Alaska.”
A lone hunter suffering from injuries some 60 nautical miles southwest of the city of Kodiak was medevaced by a U.S. Coast Guard crew early on Friday, Oct. 25 to emergency medical personnel at Air Station Kodiak.
A legal battle over efforts to recall Gov. Mike Dunleavy is underway in Alaska Superior Court in the wake of Attorney General Kevin Clarkson’s rejection of the recall application.