321,271 ballots were counted in Alaska in the 2016 General Election. 60.77% of Alaskan voters turned out for this year’s election.
Alaska Army Guardsmen with the 1st Battalion, 207th Aviation Regiment located the two men an estimated 40 miles east of Nome.
Alaska State Troopers received a report of several burglaries in the community on November 28th.
The countdown is on for the start of the 2017 Iditarod Sled-dog race on March 4th.
A funeral Mass will be held for Nancy McGuire on Saturday, November 19th at 2pm at Nome’s St. Joseph Catholic Church.
All three events are currently under investigation. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Alaska State Troopers in Emmonak at 907-949-1300.
Less than half of Alaska’s registered voters cast ballots in the November 8th General Election.
The order will fund $19.4 million annually for rural Alaska communications over a ten-year time frame, through 2025.
The 2017 race from Anchorage to Fairbanks starts on February 18th, with halfway ceremonies in Nome scheduled on February 22nd.
Victor Karmun and Greta Schuerch started their terms on the National Park Monument Subsistence Resource Commissions on October 26th. Ronald Huffman will begin his new term on the Alaska Veterans Advisory Council on November 10th.