Two dogs were injured—one fatally—in the attack before the bull muskox was killed in what officials call a clear case of “defense of life or property.”
After a break between the summer chum and the fall chum runs, “fish camps are coming to life again” along the Yukon River, fishermen say.
The constitutionality of Nome’s draft marijuana laws gave way to calls for visitors—and investors—for the city’s hopes at a deep-draft Arctic port.
As more than $2.6 million is paid out to summer crab and salmon fishermen, NSEDC’s board met in August to discuss commercial fishing in Norton Sound and beyond.
Galen Milligrock, 38, faces multiple felony drug charges after investigators found a drug stash off an ATV trail within Nome city limits.
UAF faces a $20 million shortfall, and that means deeper cuts being felt acutely in Nome and other rural campuses.
AIH President Terry Shurtleff and the existing executive team will continue managing the company, and its more than 230 employees, on a day-to-day basis.
Despite a slow run that’s left Yukon fisherman waiting for fall chum, Jeff Estensen with Fish and Game said “(by) all accounts, it definitely seems like we have a pulse of fish going upriver.”
Familiar faces signed up for the coming race include 2015 champion Brent Sass, as well as second-place finisher—and multiple Quest champion—Allen Moore.
City clerk Tom Moran and Chip Leeper, the head of Nome Parks and Recreation, were the only two candidates interviewed by the city council for the city manager job.