The Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Robert McDonald, traveled to Point Hope and Kotzebue to honor vets and address their concerns. Remote access to care and information are amongst the most common problem facing veterans in Alaska.
The City of Nome demolished the previous building after a fire last month. Construction for the new warm up shack will be finished soon.
Two dogs were injured—one fatally—in the attack before the bull muskox was killed in what officials call a clear case of “defense of life or property.”
The JROTC program will continue after a donation from Sitnasuak. Meanwhile, Superintendent Shawn Arnold may be deployed next summer.
After a break between the summer chum and the fall chum runs, “fish camps are coming to life again” along the Yukon River, fishermen say.
Bering Air is upgrading its fleet with eight new planes — Cessna caravans worth about $2.5 million dollars each.
The constitutionality of Nome’s draft marijuana laws gave way to calls for visitors—and investors—for the city’s hopes at a deep-draft Arctic port.
As more than $2.6 million is paid out to summer crab and salmon fishermen, NSEDC’s board met in August to discuss commercial fishing in Norton Sound and beyond.
Visa-free travel for Alaska Natives with ties across the Bering Strait has been reinstated after being banned for over three years.
Educator Cultural Camp taught teachers berry picking, fishing, and the importance of culturally relevant curriculum.