Racers from Nome, McGrath, Kotzebue, Bethel, and Galena are part of the field of 37 teams racing this year’s Iron Dog.
Scott Aningayou, 34, faces multiple felony charges after police allege he hit an officer with his car while fleeing from a traffic stop.
In Kivalina, Interior Secretary Jewell Hears “Real Stories” from Community Living with Climate Change
Jewell was in Kivalina Monday to hear what residents say are their concerns as erosion linked to climate change and rising sea levels threatens their way of life—and the very island the community is built upon.
On this week’s Sounding Board, we want to hear how you and your community have been affected by Formerly Used Defense Sites and what cleanup efforts you’ve witnessed.
The Corps plans a 2,100-foot extension of Nome’s causeway, the building of a new 450-foot dock, and expanding the port down to a depth of 28 feet.
If a one-time funding bill for education doesn’t make it through the legislature, Nome Schools are looking at a cut of $200,000 as they begin drafting next year’s budget.
With overcrowding at some sites, lack of teacher housing at others, and better Internet needed everywhere, the district is juggling abundant needs with finite capital.
Despite temperatures dipping to -45°F along the Yukon Quest trail, for Nome musher Rolland Trowbridge, it was “heat” that did his team in.
At this week’s meeting of the BSSD Board of Education, board members unanimously chose Bolen to remain head of the district. Board Chair Aurora Johnson said he’s “doing an excellent job.”
Routine maintenance for the only helicopter providing flights to and from the Bering Strait island community of Little Diomede has left store shelves empty and essentials scarce.