Alaska telecom company GCI says it’s preparing to roll out a 3G cellphone network in mid-October—the first of its kind in Nome—with 3G service expanding to Kotzebue and Unalakleet by mid-November.
As the state’s commission works toward a unified arctic policy, leaders balance immediate needs in rural communities with long-term international ambitions.
AIDEA’s proposed route to the 75-mile mineralization mining prospect near Ambler faces new complications in the wake of a declaration by Evansville Incorporated.
It’s a discussion on summer subsistence – with commentary from Shishmaref’s Johnson Eningowuk and Nome’s Beth Herzner, plus listener calls and emails. Listen to the full show.
As the City of Nome calls on businesses and individuals to more vigilantly collect sales tax, Nome’s port commissioners discussed how sales tax collection works at Nome’s bustling port.
Helena Oxereok said her dog was charged several times before her brother shot and killed the bull muskox.
Officials at Fish and Game say it’s been a good year for red king crab — so good, in fact, that the harvest was roughly 6,000 pounds over the guideline harvest limit.
Voters of the Bering Strait and Norton Sound mirrored statewide trends in Tuesday’s primary, especially on Ballot Measure 1, but chose differently in the race for Lt. Governor.
Fishing season is winding down with a plentiful coho run—good news for commercial fisheries in Eastern Norton Sound and Norton Bay.
Unofficial results show a 6,800 vote margin in favor of “no” on Ballot Measure 1, the proposition that asked voters to keep or repeal the state’s new system for taxing oil.