In Wednesday’s news:
- After some difficult weather, Arctic development conference begins in Gambell;
- Nome Board of Ed discusses district data at work session;
- One fatality reported in Bethel blaze as investigators probe cause;
- Mist of oil and natural gas spray over 27 acres of tundra after North Slope pipeline malfunction;
- 3 Alaskan high schoolers named recipients of prestigious Gates Millennium Scholarship.