China’s icebreaking research vessel Xuelong, or Snow Dragon, is set to leave its Shanghai base next week to embark on a sixth summer expedition to the North Pole.
Nome’s Northwest Campus will see a five percent budget cut and other cost-saving measures, but will likely avoid a proposed merger with another rural campus.
The city’s legal counsel says the Nome City Council should award the contract “without regard to any potential zoning violation.”
Dental health aide therapists have been providing midlevel dental care in the Norton Sound region for about a decade. Now the Pew Charitable Trusts is lauding the program for increasing access to dental care to underserved groups.
Defending Iditarod champion Dallas Seavey leads a roster of familiar faces as the first mushers for Iditarod 43 register.
Funding for the Richard Foster Building and a proposed alcohol and tobacco tax were overshadowed by a divisive contract for maintaining the city’s fleet of emergency vehicles.
Early reports indicate Chinook salmon may reach escapement goals this year, but fishing for them remains closed along the entire Yukon River.
Area fishermen will be about to catch 12 percent of 3.2 million pounds of harvestable red king crab this summer.
Convicted killer Joshua Wade claims he’s responsible for additional murders, including the 1999 slaying of Henry Ongtowasruk of Wales.
Court records show Kevin Hansen, 23, backed his truck up at a high rate of speed during a party on the beach Saturday June 14, hitting a woman with the vehicle before driving off.