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?
Ronald Fischer was indicted by a Nome grand jury on one count of first-degree murder, one count of second-degree murder, and one count of assault in the third degree.
Delays in both the subsea Arctic cable, and a terrestrial cable along the Dalton Highway, could push the rollout of ultrafast broadband in rural Alaska to 2016 or beyond.
An oily substance smelling of gasoline was first observed off Shishmaref’s north coast over the summer, but despite cleanup efforts over the summer, the sheen has returned.
Yvonne Adkison, 22, and Kevin Beamish, 22, have both pleaded “not guilty” to multiple felony drug charges.
Arnold, a former U.S. Army officer and now an Air Force reservist, has worked as a teacher, a principal, and a district administrator in his 20 years in Alaska.
Cutting fluoridation to weekdays, and a possible rate hike, were just some of the proposals at Saturday’s meeting to trim the utility’s 2015 budget.
A power outage in Diomede last week saw the Bering Strait School District and the Alaska National Guard work to get an electrician on scene and power restored by Friday.
Break-ins in Teller and Elim, and a car theft in Nome, have kept Troopers busy.