“One thing I found inspiring on this trip wasn’t exactly a thing that we learned, it was something that we felt,” said Tatiana, one of the Nome student attendees. “It brought this sense of community and togetherness that I’ve never felt before.”
With only $2 million from the state available for a permanent solution, port commissioners began prioritizing their requests for the city council to submit to DOT.
Now, having the buoy in Nome means local users of the buoy’s data can have more influence over where it’s deployed in the future.
Wednesday night’s public meeting in Nome was the first step in what’s sure to be an extensive process of exploration and permitting for Graphite One Resources—the Vancouver-based company that’s been exploring the second-largest known graphite deposit in the world, here on the Seward Peninsula.
At the start of last night’s Nome school board meeting, retiring board member Barb Nickels was recognized for her six years of service—while new member Brandy Arrington and returning member Jennifer Reader were sworn in.
This “time-tested” safety tool makes its debut on the Sikuliaq this winter—a tribute to the wisdom of Arctic ice-walkers.
In an order released Sunday, U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Burgess ruled Alaska’s definition of marriage as “between one man and one woman” was unconstitutional.
The Week of the Arctic conference wrapped up its time in Nome with a “federal listening session” yesterday.
Teacher Marjorie Tahbone and students Tehya and Katherine give us a glimpse into their course—and it’s about a lot more than language.
Balancing larger Arctic ambitions with more local, immediate needs—like running water and affordable energy—dominated the discussion Monday.