It's Not Just Seward That's Scrapping The 4th Of July

A Fairbanks event in 2018. (File photo, Country Journal)   TOWNS ALL OVER ALASKA ARE HOLDING BACK ON THE 4TH OF JULY FOR SAFETY REASO...

New - Weekly Alaska Data Summary Monday, June 30th

The State Of Alaska has released a new  weekly report.  This data summary covers COVID-19 in Alaska from Friday, June 19th through Thurs...

Copper River Native Association Tests Find Two Positive Cases Of Covid-19

  As 4th of July Approaches & Cases Soar Nationwide, Coronavirus Enters The Copper River Valley. Other Covid-Positive Patients Have...

Native American Villages Are At Real Risk Of Infection

  "Help Protect Our Elders" Barricade at Gulkana Village Entrance. (Photo, May 10th, 2020 by Country Journal) Residents of a...

Native American Villages Are At Risk, As Is Rural Alaska

Health Corporation and Village Council of 400-Person Napaskiak Village Started Virus Testing There June 26th Residents of a village near B...

June 29th Is Kickoff Day For New Alaska Jobs Site On The Web

New Alaska Job Site On The Web For People Wanting Work In Alaska COMING JUNE 29TH! ALASKA JOBS SITE A new job data base offering a wi...

University of Alaska Cuts 39 Key Academic Departments

Entrance to University of Alaska College Campus in Anchorage. (Photo, Wikipedia) The University of Alaska was already facing serious cut...

Oil Began Flowing Through The Pipeline 43 Years Ago On June 20th

It was a big day, that summer solstice of 1977. On June 20th, crude oil began to rumble through the pipe that paralleled the Richardson ...

Chinese Discover Covid-19 On Salmon-Cutting Table In Beijing Market

Salmon For Sale In Anchorage. (Photo, Copper River Country Journal)  COVID-Contaminated Salmon Triggers Fears In China The Chines...

Anchorage Tries For New "Space Command" Headquarters

Anchorage tried to get the Olympics in 1992 and 1994 and failed. It tried for the Olympics in 2026. But now Alaska's largest town i...

Gulkana Village Offers Temporary Help For Water Utility Bills

Gulkana Offers Free Month's Worth Of Water For Every Month's Timely Payment Of Water Bill The village of Gulkana is offering a f...

Wayback With The Copper River Country Journal: Archive Photos

Photos From The Copper River Country Journal Archives (Copyright © 1986-2020)    Adrian Ewan on the Baseball Field. 1990 NBA Branc...

Gulkana Village Gets Back Its Old Cemetery From The State

Roy Ewan of Gulkana. (Photo, Copper River Country Journal) Historic Cemetery Returns To Gulkana Ownership After decades of asking, Gu...

53,000 Acre Burn Planned In Alphabet Hills North Of Lake Louise

  Firefighters from outside of Alaska on the Parks Highway last summer. (Photo, Country Journal)  ALPHABET HILLS FIRE PLANNED THIS SU...

Copper River Salmon Run Doesn't Look Strong, Cordova Reports

Cordova Fishermen Report "Weak" Copper River Salmon Run   Fresh Cordova Salmon For Sale In An Anchorage Specialty Store. (Pho...

Tips On Reassuring Travelers This Summer

Fisherman on the Gulkana. (Photo, Country Journal)

Summer Travel Season Begins In The Copper Valley

Chamber Log Cabin Spruced Up For The Summer With New Welcoming Sign On Its Sod Roof   In 1988, Sy Neeley and Herman Schliesing Directed...

Copper Valley Communities Receive COVID-19 Monies

Local Communities Will Get Funding From State Coronavirus Relief  Fund McCarthy is one of the towns receiving state funding. (Photo, Co...

3 Alaskan First Responder Firefighters Get Coronavirus In Nikiski On The Kenai

It's hard avoiding catching the deadly coronavirus, no matter who you are – even a careful Alaskan firefighter. First responders everywh...

New Rules For Incoming Travelers Started On Saturday Morning, June 6th

New Rules For Coming Into Alaska Anchorage International Airport Car Rental Section (Photo, Country Journal) The mandate for trave...

Making The Most Of This Summer: Twelve New Experiences

The Glenn Highway At Lions Head. (Photo, Country Journal)

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