Many Alaskans will find out if their dreams of buying a piece of state land for their own will come true, as the Department of Natural Resources opened bids for State Land Auction #492.
Mayor Dave Bronson announced that the Municipality of Anchorage, in partnership with WEKA Medical, is standing up a new COVID-19 Treatment Center that will provide vaccinations, testing, and monoclonal antibody (mAb) treatments.
Before it began mining coal in the Poker Flats area near Healy nearly 40 years ago, Usibelli Coal Mine promised one day to restore the land to near pre-mining conditions, and backed its promise with bond worth about $2.5 million.
The US Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration will award seven Alaska airports a total of $42 million in Airport Improvement Program grants to help with safety, access and sustainability efforts.
A federal appeals board decision upholding the State of Alaska’s ownership of 7,552 acres of submerged lands beneath the Kuskokwim River validates essential elements of Governor Mike Dunleavy’s “Unlocking Alaska” initiative to establish clear ownership of submerged lands across the State, according to Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Commissioner Corri Feige.
The US Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $849,185 grant to the Native Village of Ekwok to build a multi-purpose facility that will enhance the resiliency of the area’s business community. This EDA grant is expected to create or retain fifty-five jobs and generate $45,000 in private investment.