Krysti Shallenberger, Alaska's Energy Desk - Bethel
The firm acknowledges that it would benefit from the a decline in Donlin's stock, but others agree that the cost of building the mine is the biggest obstacle to its profitability.
About 50 of the town's 6,500 residents met at the cultural center and shared stories about racist police treatment of African-American and Alaska Native citizens.
Ravn Air Group’s March bankruptcy filing during the coronavirus pandemic left many Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta villages without mail or passenger service, but three airlines stepped in to make sure that residents got their mail and access to medical care. Still, the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation claims that there are still villages without regular air service.
Officials say the pilot and one passenger are still recovering from surgeries performed after the crash.
The person was in Bethel when they tested positive for the coronavirus at the hospital.
Despite an appeal by mine opponents, the state says it will move ahead with a review.
Residents in the village of 500 can only leave to visit neighbors for essential visits. Even the gas station is closed.
In the letter, ten tribes ask investors to withdraw their support of the project, which they say doesn't have support of the region.
The barge got stuck in ice on the Kuskokwim River last winter, and was recently seen floating past Bethel during the river breakup.
Tribes began work on the project 40 years ago, but have recently run into challenges paying for it. Now, Donlin Gold is offering to pay some of the money to support it in lieu of federal taxes.
Pedro John Mark Active was arrested on May 1, five months after a 15-year-old girl reported that he assaulted her while she slept on November 3, 2019.
Ravn’s bankruptcy earlier this month left a lot of questions for rural healthcare providers who depend on those airlines to fly patients in for medical care.
With the first case of COVID-19 confirmed in Southwest Alaska, state and tribal health officials are working to provide adequate supplies for medical staff and village health aides and ramping up testing...
Ravn Air's bankruptcy and travel restrictions are among the challenges health workers face in getting tests done in rural communities.
This year was supposed to be Donlin's biggest drilling program in over a decade.
Jordan Mark, 18, was charged with murder, sexual abuse of a minor, kidnapping and evidence tampering in her death.
The Cama’i Dance Festival in Bethel has been postponed until Fall 2020 out of concerns over the coronavirus.
Quinhagak runway maintenance problems have been well-documented for years. The airport struggles with erosion, and last year planes couldn’t land at night because the runway lights were out.