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Spay, neuter clinic comes to Kenai

...owns a solo practice and works independently with the program, said they have been able to reach some towns off the road system as well, such as Tyonek. It made its first stop in Kenai on Friday and Saturday. Stacie Mallette, the acting chief...
DOT forced to cut road crew OT as result of budget cuts

...playing field" between some coastal Alaskans who feel the state ferry funding is unduly scrutinized by those on the road system. It could also be a starting point for beginning talks about raising the motor fuel tax or other vehicle fees to in-turn...
USGS: Berry harvests becoming less predictable

...of them, which prepares them for a changing environment, she said. For instance, many communities off the Alaska road system have not had contact with invasive species yet, but they may in the future. Teaching them to watch the environment...
K-Selo School still waiting on state

...Alaska statue. The school is located roughly 30 miles outside Homer down a steep switchback off the borough-maintained road system. It is a unique school, Hilts said. The education provided at the school is only to members of the village so that...
AKDOT budget cuts limit winter road clearance

...and the Taylor Highway. However, a new color-coded map issued Thursday shows that the department will add the Nome road system, the road to Yakutat and a part of the northern route between Palmer and Willow in the winter, among others, to its...
In 2015, nearly 3 dozen Alaska villages lack basic plumbing

...of dollars to install in just one home.Residents in at least 30 isolated communities far from the state's meager road system are mired in Third World conditions despite more than $2 billion in federal and state money over the past 50 years...
Statewide suicide prevention week well-received

...statewide. This incidence rate rose 52 percent for every 5 degree change in latitude for populations off the Alaska road system. Simply put, suicide rates rise the father north one goes. Combine that with a lack of Vitamin D and exposure to...
CERT course shakes things up

...we are almost completely cut off," Vik said. If anything were to compromise the peninsula's airport runways or road system, it could take a long time to get resources to the area. Following the earthquake exercise, the CERT class was presented...

...the past eight years have had the eight lowest amounts of summer sea ice on record.Far from the state's limited road system, costly store-bought food is not an affordable solution. At village stores, pantry staples quickly add up - nearly...
A job with a view: Pilot opens up from cockpit

...hand in training new pilots and developing emergency response plans. With more than 250 villages statewide lacking road systems, it's the daily trips to the grocery store and doctor visits that keep Kveum busy."For these small communities...


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