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Alaska Science Forum: Dave Covey made the world a calmer place

When Dave Covey walked up with a smile, your day was about to become calmer. And then he fixed your irritating computer problem in 10 seconds. He left us last week — a quiet exit that was totally Dave. He died at 64 of cancer he told few people about.

Cordova Chronicles: The sun sets on Tom Seaver

Dick Shellhorn reminisces on Hall of Fame pitcher Tom Seaver — in Fairbanks and beyond. Seaver died from complications of COVID-19 in August.

Legislative Update: Finance committees are now in full swing

Dear Friends and Neighbors,I know that the budget is on everyone’s minds, myself included.  Now that finance subcommittees are in full swing and work...

Misuse of tribal watershed funds results in 18-month sentence

A Fairbanks man will serve 18 months in prison for misapplication of over $300,000 in federal funds belonging to the Yukon River Inter-Tribal Watershed...

Apply now for First Lady Volunteer of the Year awards

Nominations are open for the 2019 First Lady’s Volunteer of the Year awards, to honor those volunteers who have made an extraordinary contribution to...

Three sentenced for illegal big game hunts

Three men have been sentenced to five years of probation for violation of the Lacey Act and other federal laws for conspiring to provide...

Climate scientist says adapting to change is key

Climate science expert Richard Thoman says marine scientists have a great task at hand, to communicate throughout rural Alaska and beyond the need to...

Interim Report: 31st Alaska Legislature convenes on Jan. 15

Season’s Greetings. With just a few weeks left in the interim, lawmakers are getting ready to head to Juneau for the first session of...

Public comment period opens on proposed ANWR leasing program

A 45-day public comment period begins today on new draft environmental impact statement for the Coastal Plain oil and gas leasing program.The Coastal Plan...

State raises per diem for remote workers

State Labor Department officials have raised the per diem rate for covered workers on remote public construction projects to $100, effective April 11, 2019,...
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