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August 18, 2014

Communities Ponder Pros and Cons of Road to Ambler

On June 25th and 26th 2014 a two-day AIDEA sponsored meeting was held in Kotzebue to discuss the proposed road to Ambler. Tribal and city representatives attended the meetings, including those from Bettles, Huslia, Hughes, Alatna, Evansville, Ambler, Kobuk, Shungnak, as well as members of the Northwest Arctic Borough Assembly and NANA and Maniilaq representatives from Kotzebue. NovaCopper president and CEO Rick Van Nieuwenhuyse also attended.  Representatives from Allakaket chose not to attend out of protest -  stating that they had not been adequately listened to in past meetings.



August 15, 2014

Local Tribes and Cities Pass Resolutions Against the Proposed Road to Ambler

Tanana Chiefs Conference Resolution Number 2014-54

page 1: 2014-52 Opposing HB&&-1

Page 2: 2014-54 Opposing Road to Amber-1

Evansville Resolution Number 2014-01 EV Inc AMB resolution final

Kobuk Resolution Number 2014-06 Kobuk Resolution2014-6

Bettles Resolution Number 2014-06

page 1: Bettles Resolution1

Page 2: Bettles Resolution2

Allakaket Resolution 2013-43 Allakaket Resolution


August 24, 2012

Brooks Range Council gains statewide media attention

On August 3rd, a press release was sent to statewide media contacts announcing the creation of the Brooks Range Council.  Below is a recap of the articles that Ran about the Council: