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.
The Middle Dock project will now take over 200 additional days to complete. However, Port Director Joy Baker says it won’t interfere with port activities.
Ida tells her story of how she left Kotzebue for California, and how she returned years later to teach a new generation the language and culture she had almost forgotten.
A UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter with three crew members and a paramedic from the Nome Volunteer Fire Department located a male and female pair who had attempted to snowmachine to Serpentine Hot Springs.
Dash-8 planes with 29 to 37 seats will be used to take passengers to Kotzebue and back to Anchorage. Ravn Alaska’s first direct flight from Anchorage to Kotzebue departed at 10:15am this morning.
Graphite One says the proposed mine, near Teller, could yield a value of more than $1 billion and provide more than 4 million tons of material each year.