In this week’s “Elder Voices” broadcast, hear Laura tell stories about her family’s adventures at camp and in the wilderness.
Port Director Joy Baker will speak at a hearing on Thursday about “the imperative for Arctic maritime infrastructure.”
“Number one I think that all emergency services in the City of Nome should be run by the City of Nome,” Tom Vaden said during last night’s City Council meeting. Councilman Stan Anderson suggested that Vaden attend a NSHC Board meeting and said, “I think the Board would love to hear from people like you and everyone else.”
Bridgett Watkins won the 2017 Nome-Council 200. The annual sled dog race spans about 160 miles, a round-trip route from Nome to Council and back.
“Do we build what we think we need in ten years, or do we try to encourage some of this business in the short run with alternate methods?” asked John Handeland during Thursday’s meeting.
An ordinance before the Council could replace all existing tariffs for the Port of Nome and adopt Tariff #13, which involves slightly increasing port security fees for qualifying vessels and rate changes for dry-docked vessels.
Alaska State Troopers received a report from Akiak on Thursday, March 23rd at 9:44 p.m. that a man had been stabbed in the forehead by an arrow.
After some delays, with Phase 1 of the three-phase project nearing completion, Quintillion’s subsea cable will come to land in six communities — Nome, Kotzebue, Point Hope, Wainwright, Utqiagvik, and Prudhoe Bay — later this year at an undetermined date.
A group of Chinese tourists mushed the Iditarod Trail this month, aided by a large entourage of trail staff and a bevy of specialized gear. Most of them had never seen snow before.
Three mushers will compete in the 2017 Nome-Council 200 sled dog race this weekend: Janet Balice, Stephanie Johnson, and Bridgett Watkins.