The National Weather Service says an ash cloud, the result of an eruption from the Shiveluch volcano on the Kamchatka Peninsula, moved over the Norton Sound Thursday night.
A man and a woman have been arrested in a multi-agency effort to crack down on the sale and distribution of heroin in Nome; a third man has also been charged, but not arrested.
Troopers and the Elim VPSO are investigating calls of shots fired Wednesday morning. The community lockdown has been lifted.
Nome voters rejected a proposed sales tax increase on alcohol and tobacco during Tuesday’s city elections.
Two people were treated for smoke inhalation after a fire broke out Thursday evening at a Nome eight-plex apartment at the intersection of East 3rd Avenue and Moore Way.
That’s more than double last year’s PFD of $900, and estimated to be the third largest PFD on record.
Walker will run as governor, Mallott as lieutenant governor on the “Alaska First Unity Ticket.”
Unofficial results show a 6,800 vote margin in favor of “no” on Ballot Measure 1, the proposition that asked voters to keep or repeal the state’s new system for taxing oil.
Clarence Olanna, 21, has been missing from Brevig Mission since Monday, July 14.
A North Slope Borough Police Dept. memo, written by an evidence custodian in February 2013, details missing cash and cocaine from the department’s evidence safe.