“We just evaluated it (Rock Creek Mine) and decided that in the near term, the best move for Bering Straits was to reclaim the land and get the mine back to a stable environment,” Dan Graham said of BSNC and its subsidiary, Alaska Gold Company, which reclaimed the Rock Creek Mine site.
Just before 2am Saturday, the Bethel Fire Department responded to a blaze at trailer 29. After extinguishing the fire, responders found the remains of two bodies inside.
An assault in Teller on Monday morning left three men injured, two of whom were sent by medevac to Anchorage for treatment.
Ora Gologergen was born in Gambell in 1916. Hear tales of her childhood from stories she shared during her 2008 interview in Savoonga.
Recently, KNOM’s Davis Hovey and Doctor Theobald discussed the opioid epidemic, the “Chasing the Dragon” documentary about the life of an opiate addict, and potential help or resources for those struggling with addiction.
321,271 ballots were counted in Alaska in the 2016 General Election. 60.77% of Alaskan voters turned out for this year’s election.
Alaska Army Guardsmen with the 1st Battalion, 207th Aviation Regiment located the two men an estimated 40 miles east of Nome.
Alaska State Troopers received a report of several burglaries in the community on November 28th.
“…there are things from the state protocol that we can implement. One is not bringing the roads down to the bare surface course…two is until -10 degrees running a water truck with calcium-chloride with a dirt truck behind it,” Tom Moran, the City Manager, said regarding Nome’s new dust mitigation plan for next year.
While the water line is frozen, Stebbins will rely on hauling water to the washeteria so residents can continue washing their clothes, take showers, and drink water; but it is unclear how much water this will provide and for how long it can be sustained.