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.
An emergency work session of the Nome Joint Utility Board was called to order last week, to discuss the utility’s finances. It would appear NJUS has a cash flow problem.
In yet another clash between canine and ungulate, two dogs were injured last weekend by a muskox near a biking trail in Nome.
After other districts announced more lenient policies dealing with lice, Nome administrators pledged to develop their own policy for the pesky school health concern.
The National Park Service is proposing changing regulations for sport hunting and trapping on Alaska’s national preserves—but while the changes mostly impact a variety of predator species like wolves and bears, new regulations on caribou hunting are drawing concern from local hunters.
Running for Alaska’s sole U.S. House seat, Dunbar says changes are needed in the criminal justice system — especially in what he sees as the overreach of federal drug laws.
Seeking a 22nd term as Alaska’s sole representative in the U.S. House, Young said during a recent trip to Nome that federal overreach threatens Alaska, and Alaskans.
As AFN endorses candidates in the Governor and Senate races, Bering Straits Native Corporation follows suit, with an additional endorsement for Don Young.
Even while celebrating the legal victory of Katie John, many at AFN recognized the challenges to food security posed by climate change that still lie ahead.
“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.”