After four days of running, jumping, pulling, and filleting, four new world records stand following the 2014 World Eskimo Indian Olympics. The 54th annual WEIO games wrapped up Saturday in Fairbanks.
A bull musk ox is dead after it was shot by an area biologist in Kotzebue following the goring of a sled-dog early last Friday morning.
Despite attacks from fiscal conservatives in Congress, funding for the Denali Commission has been secured for 2015. Federal Co-Chair of the agency explains what’s at stake if money is cut.
The first flight to Little Diomede since June took off at 11 a.m Friday. Regular service resumes Monday.
Nome’s annual harbor dredging is finished and mariners are good to go. But with funding short, only part of the harbor was cleared, which is expected to cause problems come springtime.
The first spill response drill conducted by the state, fuel shippers, and cleanup crews in the Bering Strait has given a measure for how much is still unknown about handling to oil spills in the region.
Representatives from the public and public sectors are practicing drills near Teller to test what could happen if there’s an oil spill in the Bering Strait, and how they plan on cleaning it up.
After severe delays, Nome Joint Utility System is being paid on projects stretching back over two years.
A strong fall chum run of 850,000 fish expected, and Fish and Game managers say that should be more than enough to meet subsistence and commercial needs.
An unusual weather system is pushing water into the Norton Sound, creating high water and climbing waves normally seen during fall storms.