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.
A brown bear feeding on a muskox behind Icy View in Nome was killed by Alaska Wildlife Troopers and the Department of Fish & Game in the interest of public safety.
The program offers six weeks of college-credit courses and prepares students to adjust academically and socially to college life.
A small blaze ignited on Nome’s 3rd Avenue and Steadman Street Wednesday evening—damaging the gear room and warm-up shack next to the city’s ice skating rink.
Volunteer Jenn reflects on her last few weeks of service at KNOM, and a wonderful year in Nome.
“Instead of having one region try to advocate for responsible development in the Arctic, you have three regions with very, very different backgrounds doing it together as a single voice,” said Matt Ganley with BSNC.
Troopers discovered an abandoned 60-foot subsistence gillnet on the Yukon River with over 50 rotten fish, including 8 Chinook salmon.
Moose and walrus and bears, oh my! Out in the country and along the beaches, wildlife are out in spades and a few safety tips can go a long way.
One of almost 300 wildfires in Alaska, the Nulato Fire has grown to 1,200 acres and is being battled by local firefighters with aid outside crews.
Jenn shares photos from her recent weekend with Caitlin in Anchorage and Talkeetna.