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Update News: Wednesday, June 27, 2012

In Wednesday’s news:

  • Local and national groups meet in Nome to discuss ways the Bering Strait & other arctic environments can be protected;
  • Two Shell vessels leave Seattle for exploratory drilling in the Beaufort and Chukchi Seas;
  • The Nome School Board considers expanding Anvil City Science Academy charter school;
  • TriWest Healthcare and Norton Sound Health Corporation to provide care for active military personnel in the region;
  • The bar-tailed godwit, migrating from Australia/New Zealand, now nesting in Nome (hear more in Wednesday’s Profile).