Mushers from Nome, Aniak, Bethel, and Akiak are among the more than 60 sign-ups for the 2016 Iditarod.
One of almost 300 wildfires in Alaska, the Nulato Fire has grown to 1,200 acres and is being battled by local firefighters with aid outside crews.
A dispute over the height of North America’s tallest mountain may be resolved this week, as surveyors climb to the top of Mount McKinley.
Along the Yukon River, Alaska’s intense summer wildland fires and ongoing gear restrictions for subsistence fishermen are keeping fishing to a minimum.
Some of the nonprofit and charity groups are asking for a portion of NSEDC’s annual community benefit share; others want a permanent place in the city’s ledger.
When chilly conditions threatened to sour Lemonade Day, young business owners bundled up or moved their operations inside.
The U.S. Arctic Research Commission visits Nome in August. They’re looking for feedback on local Arctic research: what’s needed, what’s funded, and what needs more support.
Yukon salmon managers anticipated an early season for both Chinook and chum, but now, both runs are looking closer to average – that’s why they say most communities along the Yukon currently have empty fish racks.
Vacant properties, business “grandfathering,” and annexation were among the topics addressed during joint work sessions of the city council and planning commission last week.
With the orange fence down and the square now open, city crews are moving on to the second phase of the renovation: making room for a new playground.