Nome’s role in the future of Arctic shipping was the main topic of discussion at the most recent Nome Port Commission meeting.
Let’s Tell Legends and Stories: Young Man vs. the Witches
A young man leaves his village and his family after his father reprimands him. On his journey, he encounters a beautiful woman whose people welcome him. But all is not well...
Newly-arrived volunteer Mitch recounts a long drive along one of Western Alaska’s few highways: the Kougarok Road.
Nome Public Schools is again hoping a donation of of $150,000 from Sitnasuak Native Corporation will fund JROTC; if that doesn’t happen, the district may be forced to eliminate the program.
The research vessel Sikuliaq docked in Nome on July 21 and opened its doors to local visitors, who had the chance to learn about the ship’s upcoming missions.
Wales is creating a polar bear patrol with help from the Alaska Nanuuq Commission, the North Slope Borough, the World Wildlife Fund, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Western Alaska is in midst of one of the best salmon runs in decades, and that means fishermen are catching record numbers of chum.
As Chinook salmon make it to spawning grounds in Canada, subsistence fishing along the Yukon ebbs as fishermen await fall chums.
New volunteer Maddie reflects on all the things she never imagined she would be doing before she arrived in Alaska.
From the time he struck a whale to his memories exploring St. Lawrence Island, Luke had many stories to share, and we were happy and grateful to hear them.
Laura revels in her most recent adventure fishing and in taking experiences as they come.