Cordova Consulting says the port could face negative net revenues by 2035 without annual rate increases.
During tonight’s City Council meeting, former Nome Ambulance Chief Vickie Erickson is set to be honored for her service to the NVAD. A resolution up for a vote would approve a 2-year commitment and monthly stipend for her replacement, James West.
Roberta Quintavell, also known as Bobbi, will transition into the leadership position next month as current CEO Richard Strutz is on his way out.
St. Lawrence Island will be eating bowhead this week after a local teenager caught Gambell’s second whale of the season Monday night.
Included on a full docket of court cases before Nome Superior Court judge Romano DiBenedetto on Thursday were several omnibus hearings for defendants such as Rayne Aukongak and Benjamin Milton, who face various charges of drug trafficking.
Beth Ipsen with the BLM Alaska Fire Service says the fire is running through an estimated 1,982 acres of tundra and grass but is expected to stop when it reaches a snowpack nearby. The fire is contained in a valley at the bottom of the Zane Hills near the Selawik River.
Elizabeth Sours rode in the open class, beating Katrina Carter by less than 30 seconds. Carter received $1,300 in prize money, while Sours brought in $2,800 for being the fastest racer overall.
Declining oil production and uncertainty in the Alaska legislature could both adversely affect Nome Schools’ budget, its superintendent says.
From mysterious lights to magical animal skins, a new project has collected stories, beliefs, and cultural snapshots from the Bering Strait region, all relating to the supernatural. It’ll be the subject of a book expected for 2019.
James grew up on Little Diomede. This week, he shares memories from the holiday season and the hunting season.