Monday marked the final deadline to vacate one of Nome’s more infamous housing projects.
Nome’s Adrienne Michels, 31, was initially accused of manslaughter in the April 2014 death of Wagner Wongittilin. In June that charge was dropped in exchange for a guilty plea on three other charges.
Nome property taxes will drop from 12 to 11 mills as the city council ratifies an $11.3 million budget for the coming year.
Summer chum and Chinook salmon have begun their runs along the Yukon River.
There are rules when it comes to talking about suicide, and experts say how we talk about it may be just as important as having the conversation.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration officially launched its Arctic survey season in Alaska this week. Two research ships will set out from Kodiak to chart the underwater and shoreline topography of the Arctic Ocean.
Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation officials say an analysis of samples taken in 2014 reveal the substance is a mix of “weathered gasoline and diesel.”
Measuring nutrients and toxins along the way, the American Geotraces project on the Coast Guard cutter Healy aims to reach the North Pole by mid-September.
As of Friday, backup phone lines and power systems were in use, but internet connections and other instruments at the Weather Service and FAA were not fully operational.
Early break-up has freed the Nome harbor from ice, and preparation for the summer season is now underway. At a meeting of the Nome Port Commission…