Gilbert Olanna, 31, already faced one charge of first degree murder. The grand jury indictment means he faces two additional charges of second degree murder in the death of Esther Lincoln.
The report finds the majority of placer mines are mining for gold, off of the road system, and with small crews of about four people.
Troopers arrested 56-year-old Thelma Evan in Fairbanks at the end of December for allegedly selling prescription painkillers to a law enforcement officer in Nome this summer.
Nome musher Rolland Trowbridge and Iditarod veteran Ray Redington, Jr. will be among the rookies running the 2015 Yukon Quest from Whitehorse to Fairbanks.
Troopers charge 29-year-old Chad Jacobson and 28-year-old Joan Miller with selling methamphetamine to a confidential informant in November of last year.
The New Year is here, and on Sounding Board this week, we want to know: what do you have planned for 2015 to make the year a success?
Gilbert Olanna, Jr., 31, was arraigned in the Nome court Saturday. He faces a first-degree murder charge in the death of Esther Lincoln.
In a December plea bargain, the younger of two boy reached a deal with prosecutors in exchange for a guilty plea to “one consolidated charge” of wanton waste.
A Sunday house fire in Koyuk claimed the life of one elder and seriously injured one other person.
At the heart of Monday’s meeting with the Nome Joint Utility and City Council was a question: can NJUS use part of the $2.2 million credit line from the city to pay for fuel?