Daysha Eaton, KMXT - Kodiak
A research project aimed at developing childhood obesity prevention strategies in Native communities is getting off the ground at University of Alaska Fairbanks.
The Fairbanks North Star Borough is planning to sue over Alaska's new redistricting plan. And the Aluetians East Borough has passed a resolution opposing the plan and is considering joining the lawsuit.
The Fairbanks Borough opposes the inclusion of rural areas all the way out to the coast in one of its districts and the Aleutians East Borough does not want to be split up.
Salmon could soon be on the menu in every school lunch room in Alaska. University of Alaska Fairbanks researchers are looking into the best ways to improve the diets of Alaska school children, while at the same time strengthening local and regional markets for sustainably harvested fish.
The Pebble Limited Partnership challenged the Lake and Peninsula Borough’s approval of the “Save Our Salmon” Initiative in an Anchorage court Thursday morning.
A ballot measure to stop any mining activity that damages salmon streams in the Lake and Peninsula Borough has been certified to be put before the voters. Owners of the Pebble mining claims have asked the courts to over-rule the certification, saying it would unconstitutionally restrict the powers of the Borough government.
A ballot measure to stop any mining activity that damages salmon streams in the Lake and Peninsula Borough has been certified to be put before the voters.
Some Dillingham schools kids spent the year learning Math through the lens of Yup’ik culture. And they used one of the last days of school to carry out an Alaska Native Tradition they learned about – wild bird egg hunting. KDLG's Daysha Eaton went along for the hunt, and has this snapshot of the day.