Finances were the central topic of discussion at Nome’s Joint Utility meeting this week, in the wake of a $2.2 million line of credit extended by the Nome City Council.
Dozens of post offices in Alaska face potentially reduced hours of operation beginning in January 2015.
The Department of Natural Resources, or DNR, is holding a land sale for sites in the East Fork Pass — about 40 miles east-northeast of Nome.
Cell service from GCI was interrupted in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta and Gambell this week, and while it’s been restored in the YK Delta, service remained out in Gambell as of Thursday.
With an additional 15,200 votes counted, Republican Senate candidate Dan Sullivan and independent gubernatorial candidate Bill Walker maintained their election leads.
The U.S. Department of Energy is seeking input from Alaska Native tribes and corporations as it puts together a 10-year renewable energy plan for the Arctic.
Voters in western Alaska bucked state trends in some races, but gave more decisive returns in others.
Three Arctic municipalities are joining forces with maritime stakeholders to establish a new group focused on safety in Arctic waters.
Voters will decide on state lawmakers, governor, a U.S. Senator, Alaska’s only U.S. House rep, and on three ballot initiatives ranging from marijuana to minimum wage.
It’s a project three years, and several wells, in the making. Now, flow testing results from the Alaska Center for Energy and Power indicate that Pilgrim Hot Springs is a viable source of geothermal power — at least on site.