The school board unanimously approved the budget, which does not dip into fund balance or make cuts to staff.
The US Senate voted to reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration with a new amendment that would guarantee federal funding for the island of Diomede.
The Coast Guard met with locals in Nome in preparation for a busy summer shipping season in the Arctic.
A lone bagpipe filled the air with its sweet sounds as local youths enjoyed cross country skiing with instructors from the Nana Nordic program.
Corinne’s offers Koyuk a place to rent movies, indulge in junk food, and simply pass the time, but ownership of the Koyuk haven is about to change hands.
Legal alcohol sales began in Bethel last week. Some community leaders are concerned about how sales may affect dry villages.
The Board of Education has scheduled a special session next week to approve and adopt the final budget.
The land purchase agreement transfers two downtown lots from the city to the towers’ current owner, Sitnasuak Native Corporation.
Most shorefast ice is already starting to break away. “I think it’s probably three or four weeks early,” said Robert Keith of the Elim IRA Office.
Early Sunday, Nicolas Petit won the Kobuk 440, marking the coda not only of the mid-distance sled dog race but also of the 2016 mushing season in Alaska.