Presenters link mental health and wellness in the Arctic to broader goals like economic development and the future of the circumpolar north.
The U.S. Arctic Research Commission covered a range of topics — from fire forecasts to walrus tagging to the nutritional value of reindeer meat.
Nome’s ability to attract investors and secure its role in offshore Arctic activities continues to be the main focus of the city’s Port Commission.
Over 700 students are enrolled in the district, but eight left Nome Schools over the summer to attend Mount Edgecumbe.
The storm is causing sea levels to rise, and effected areas should expect some beach erosion.
A recent water shortage in Unalakleet put a strain on some businesses including Norton Sound Seafood Products, but ultimately it was a surge of cohos that forced the processing plant to send more than $100,000 of fish down to Emmonak.
Nome students reported more positive attitudes about safety, school leadership, and student involvement in 2015.
Commercial fishermen at Alaska’s northernmost salmon fishery caught more than 300,000 pounds of chum salmon, pocketing over $800,000.
A large mid-August pulse of fall chum and coho salmon is keeping commercial fishermen busy in the lower river, but those upriver say they have yet to meet their subsistence needs.
Firefighters from St. Michael, Kaltag, and Chevak are among those offering support in the Lower 48.