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Senator Olson Calls for REAL ID Extension in Alaska to Benefit Rural Residents

Sen. Donny Olson

One Alaska representative wants Governor Mike Dunleavy to ask President Donald Trump for an extension of the REAL ID deadline and additional funding for outreach in rural communities. Senator Donny Olson wrote to the Governor on Tuesday that both Dunleavy and President Trump have a responsibility to ensure the ID mandate is implemented properly so […]

Public to Choose From Seven “Alternatives” for Nome’s Deep Draft Port

An aerial view of Nome's small boat harbor and port. Photo: Joy Baker, City of Nome.

Western Alaskans can now comment on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ newest feasibility study for a potential deep-draft port in Nome. On the last day of 2019, the Corps released an updated study, citing its purpose as a way to, “identify a feasible solution that provides safe, reliable, and efficient navigation and mooring for […]