For many households, fall is a time of celebration. Cooler weather brings an end to summer subsistence, but marks a beginning of the winter holiday season. And for qualifying Alaska residents–the arrival of Permanent Fund Dividend checks.
In all, 80 runners for the boys and 57 runners for the girls represented schools from throughout the Bering Strait, Norton Sound, Northwest Arctic Borough, and North Slope.
Bryce Warnke-Green was behind the wheel of a truck when the crane tumbled down and crushed the truck’s cab. He’s being taken to Seattle for spinal injuries.
At the end of this successful season, over $4 million paid to fishermen in the Norton Sound region.
Lab results testing for oil on two seals recently harvested near Gambell have come back negative. The Coast Guard says there’s no conclusive report on the potential oil sighting in the water by Wales and Shishmaref.
September is back-to-school month, and with a new school year comes new faces. One of those faces belongs to Paul Clark, the new principal at Nome Elementary School.
The public hearing on Ballot Measure 4 in Kotzebue earlier this month yielded more questions than answers about how the “Bristol Bay Forever” initiative would be implemented, if it passes the vote in November.
Beginning in November, the airline will transition to “winter hours” — causing a shift of five to ten minutes for most flights to and from Nome.
Nome Public Schools are out $12,500—that’s in overdue lunch money that’s been accumulating for years. Figuring out how to collect those outstanding debts was the topic of Tuesday night’s school board work session.
The council is looking to auction off roughly two dozen parcels, including properties the city reclaimed through abatement.