Graduation speaker Evita Samuels, 33, “died [Tuesday] at the [Diomede] school where she was staying,” Troopers said Wednesday. Foul play is not suspected.
Five people were under observation for after two separate meals of fermented seal flipper in Koyuk. Only three were given the anti-toxin for botulism.
Three people have contracted botulism after eating separate batches of fermented seal flipper in Koyuk over the weekend.
A privately-owned Cessna 185 made an emergency landing at Nome’s City Field on Thursday afternoon.
Ashla Marie Weston and Joseph Grubb face felony charges for three separate thefts from Nome Schools that court documents allege were committed from February through December 2012.
State, federal and local law enforcement agencies worked to arrest three Nome men who now face felony drug charges related to possessing and distributing heroin, prescription drugs, marijuana, and ethylone.
Dallas Seavey is the champion of Iditarod 2015. He’s won the Last Great Race three out of the past four years.
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.