Akiak to become first in Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta with high-speed broadband internet

The Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta is the second largest region in the United States without access to broadband internet, but not for much longer.

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With fisherman caught in middle, state and feds promise more cooperation on fishing regulations

The word “confusion” came up a lot in a meeting with state and federal managers to describe the state’s June 28 Kuskokwim River opening.

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Skagway, White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad at impasse over harbor cleanup

Environmental regulators have made themselves clear: Skagway’s harbor is contaminated with lead and zinc near the ore dock.

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Alaska used to lead the nation in COVID-19 vaccinations. Six months in, the state has fallen behind.

This spring, Alaska was hailed as a vaccination success story — shipping doses via plane, snowmachine and boat to remote corners of the vast state. But it has gradually fallen from first place to the middle of the pack in the six months since the first doses of COVID-19 vaccine arrived here in mid-December.

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In Bethel, a B&B dispute points to larger housing problems

Some in Bethel say the city could start losing essential services if it starts shutting down B&B’s, which house many transient workers.

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