Quam dedicated his win to his family after a year of personal loss; Faeo’s first win makes him the race’s first second-generation Iron Dog champion after seven 1st-place wins by his father John Faeo.
Team 20 rode into Nome around 6:20 p.m. Tuesday. In Faeo and Quam’s final miles to town, their speeds increased as temperatures cooled over the sea ice.
Adults over the age of 21 can now legally possess and use up to an ounce of marijuana, but sale of the drug remains illegal as local and state lawmakers hammer out new rules.
A single flight replenished essentials in mid-February, but with regular flights halted since January 22, Diomede is lacking for staples like drug prescriptions and mail.
The Walker administration has restored $7.7 million to the state’s basic homeless assistance program, or BHAP, funding 40 shelters emergency and homeless shelters statewide.
A rate consultant told the Nome City Council and the Nome Utility Board that electric rates should go up by as much as 13 percent, and water/sewer rates by nearly 16 percent.
Racers from Nome, McGrath, Kotzebue, Bethel, and Galena are part of the field of 37 teams racing this year’s Iron Dog.
Scott Aningayou, 34, faces multiple felony charges after police allege he hit an officer with his car while fleeing from a traffic stop.
In Kivalina, Interior Secretary Jewell Hears “Real Stories” from Community Living with Climate Change
Jewell was in Kivalina Monday to hear what residents say are their concerns as erosion linked to climate change and rising sea levels threatens their way of life—and the very island the community is built upon.
The Corps plans a 2,100-foot extension of Nome’s causeway, the building of a new 450-foot dock, and expanding the port down to a depth of 28 feet.