As various marijuana businesses open their doors across the state, one man in Nome hopes to be the first in western Alaska to have a licensed marijuana cultivation facility.
Parents debated literary value versus age-appropriate content in Tuesday’s school board meeting. In the crosshairs were classic novels like “The Color Purple.”
While riding a snowmachine, Paul Ayunerak of Alakanuk had gotten stuck in deep snow near his home. Troopers suspect Ayunerak died from exposure to the elements.
No resolutions were passed at Tuesday’s meeting, but the board is preparing to revise NJUS vehicle policy and the 2010 Water and Sewer Master Plan.
2016 winners Tyler Aklestad and Tyson Johnson of team #8 are currently holding onto first position as they head back on the trail to the finish line in Fairbanks.
Before the restart Thursday morning at 8am, Iron Dog racers in Nome have on-the-clock repair and “wrenching” time — and a chance to eat and rest.
Photos of the first two Iron Dog 2017 teams to arrive in Nome on Tuesday afternoon: Minnick/Olstad and Aklestad/Johnson.
On this week’s episode of “Elder Voices” from the KNOM Archive, hear White-Mountain-born Willa Ashenfelter describe village life she remembers as a child, particularly her fond Christmas memories. Tune in Wednesday at 11am and again at 6pm, only on KNOM.
On Thursday, waylaid snowmachiners Thomas Olanna and Brandon Tocktoo of Brevig Mission were found in a cabin near the Sinuk River bridge, both suffering from frostbite.
An assistance center is open in Savoonga to bring state aid to residents whose homes were damaged by the latest Bering Sea storm.