Native peoples throughout the world experience disproportionate levels of violence, the list includes suicide, homicide, sexual assault, domestic violence and child abuse.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - A country's national animal is often an iconic image of the country, its people and their way of life. In the United States, it's the bald eagle, which is described as majestic and legendary.
The final count for public comments regarding the Kenai and Kasilof rivers subsistence gillnets was nearing 600, including requests from federal agencies, on the eve of the public comment period closing July 17.
The Card Street fire is still reported at 30 percent containment, and crews continued with mop-up and securing fire lines on Thursday.
Friday, 4 p.m.: Crews working on the Card Street fire will move into a new stage of firefighting over the weekend. Public Information Officer Sarah Foster said the fire is still 40 percent contained and 8,876 acres in size.
The Federal Subsistence Board has nearly 100 public comments and requests for reconsideration of subsistence gillnetting on the Kenai River. The previous record for a board action is six.
...Drill, baby drill!"That's the punchline. You already know the joke.This week, President Obama and the Department of the Interior upheld a 2008 Arctic lease sale, allowing Royal Dutch Shell to return to exploratory oil drilling in the Chukchi...
Two recent letters to the editor printed in the Peninsula Clarion got my attention. On Wednesday, you printed a letter from Don Johnson critical of the Alaska Board of Fisheries, suggesting that recent appointees have not been "intelligent and good Alaskans," and have a "special/conflict of interest."
Once the pavement ends past Mile 39 of the Kenai Spur Highway at Captain Cook State Park, an all-terrain vehicle trail continues along the Tyonek pipelines through the wetlands. A mile into the trail is a creek that is not navigable by vehicle.
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