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After Decades of Ineligibility, Diomede Finally Included in Essential Air Service

By Emily Hofstaedter | October 19, 2018

Until October 5, 2018, the village of Diomede was the only community in the U.S. ineligible for the FAA’s Essential Air Service program, thus limiting transportation options to the remote, Bering Strait island community. But now, for the first time ever, the newly-reauthorized EAS includes Diomede.

Caught Doing Something Good: Andrew Hafner

By Karen Trop | August 22, 2018

Meet rising high school freshman Andrew Hafner, who uses his creative talents to enrich his community of Nome.

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