With herds moving closer to town, Fish & Game is taking a more natural approach to dissuade musk oxen from loitering around Nome.
For years agency reports have listed Shaktoolik as eroding with immediate need for relocation. But without government funding, little action has been taken and erosion has progressed. Now the people of Shaktoolik are taking matters into their own hands to protect their community.
Dental health aide therapists have been providing midlevel dental care in the Norton Sound region for about a decade. Now the Pew Charitable Trusts is lauding the program for increasing access to dental care to underserved groups.
The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is announcing some unanticipated commercial openings in the Norton Sound region amid stronger-than-expected chum salmon runs.
Alaska poet and artist Joan Naviyuk Kane recently made a three day trip to King Island. It was part of a crowd-funded effort Kane designed to experiencing first hand where her mother’s family came from.
Seal pups are occupying beaches in greater numbers this year, due to a warm winter and earlier breakup of sea ice.
The Kwik’Pak Fisheries plant in Emmonak lost 75,000 pounds of fish at the height of this year’s commercial salmon season because of a lack of water.
Defending Iditarod champion Dallas Seavey leads a roster of familiar faces as the first mushers for Iditarod 43 register.
How are small Alaska Native communities to balance tradition with modernization? That’s the question leaders addressed in the second day of talks on the proposed Ambler mining road.
With Arctic vessel traffic increasing, Nome has been invited to join an advising body to offer input on regional marine use. But the concept is new to Alaska and no decisions on whether to join are being made.