In the fall, Nicholai will start at the University of Alaska Anchorage. His goal is to teach Yup’ik language and culture in rural Alaska.
The Department of Energy awarded federal funding to install panels in Kotzebue, Buckland and Deering, but decreasing the region’s dependency on diesel is easier said than done.
In a statement released last week, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says it remains concerned about the commercial use of polar bear hides, but it says it won’t encourage the ban.
Alaska Community Action on Toxics (ACAT) was in Nome last week. The visit focused on one of the biggest toxic impacts in the Bering Strait: cancer.
Jay Leroy Levan has a pre-indictment hearing on Thursday. He faces three felony charges of third-degree assault and one misdemeanor charge of official misconduct.
Last week, the Federal Subsistence Board voted to close Unit 23 to all but local caribou hunters. The closure will last for one year.
From the Aleutian island of Akutan to the Arctic village of Kiana, thirteen communities have been crowned champions of a rural energy competition.
This week, the Nome City Council began discussion on the city’s proposed vacant structure registry.
The Board of Education for the Bering Strait School District made the decisions Tuesday at a regular meeting in Teller.
The Ocean Renewable Power Company was named the 2016 Outstanding Stewards of America’s Waters for its ability to bring hydropower to the Bristol Bay village of Igiugig.