Aviation officials from across the state are visiting runways and airports throughout Western Alaska to gain an eye-witness understanding of rural aviation.
For the first time, centuries-old fishing knowledge from the Upper Kobuk River is being recorded with funding from a National Park Service Historic Preservation Grant.
The Nome Volunteer Fire Department has a new Acting Chief— Jerry Steiger. City Manager Josie Bahnke appointed Steiger to the job last week.
With Arctic temperatures rising, scientists want to know how those changes affect the migration of diseases and contaminants through the Bering Strait, and Alaska researchers are getting nearly a million dollars to study the question.
A speaker Thursday night at Northwest Campus is presenting his findings on gyrfalcons, the largest of falcon species. They’re white birds of prey, native to the Arctic, that are now at a critical moment in their lifecycle.
With Arctic activity escalating, the North Slope Arctic Borough is taking steps to protect its resources while developing its economy by moving to create a port authority.
After four days of running, jumping, pulling, and filleting, four new world records stand following the 2014 World Eskimo Indian Olympics. The 54th annual WEIO games wrapped up Saturday in Fairbanks.
Nome’s annual harbor dredging is finished and mariners are good to go. But with funding short, only part of the harbor was cleared, which is expected to cause problems come springtime.
There’s a small tourist attraction going on at the Norton Sound Seafood Center. Causing the stir is a rare, blue-colored red king crab.
After severe delays, Nome Joint Utility System is being paid on projects stretching back over two years.