The body of 48-year old Debbie Kimoktoak was found last Friday on the beach southwest of Unalakleet. Trooper Spokesperson Beth Ipsen says a Bering Air helicopter pilot reported spotting the body on the shoreline. Unalakleet State Troopers went out and recovered the body. Ipsen says Kimoktoak’s body was sent to the state medical examiners office [...]
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While the East-West runway in Nome has been closed since Monday due to a settling subsurface that created a big dip, no work has yet been done on the runway. So far seven Alaska Airlines flights have been cancelled this week due to winds and weather and the stricter flight restrictions. And the backed up [...]
In Friday’s News: Emergency runway closure has sees AK Airlines cancel flights this week, passengers scrambling; Sen. Murkowski works to approve Law of the Sea treaty; 150 vessels in Nome harbor with back ups, Port Director looking to future; Cold water coral has groups urging Sec. Salazar to block drilling in Chukchi Sea.
This Friday and Saturday, Kawerak and Nome Eskimo Community are holding their annual e-waste event in Nome. Timed to work in conjunction with the City of Nome’s spring cleaning initiative, the event collects old electronics – ranging from computers and iPods to televisions and microwaves – and transports them to Seattle for recycling. The e-waste [...]
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