A Russian icebreaker just completed the fastest transit of the Northern Sea Route, and did so one month after the shipping season usually closes.
Alaska State Troopers arrested 18-year-old Rylan Snowball of Stebbins on the pending charge of first-degree assault.
Larry Kobuk died in January after being restrained at the Anchorage Correctional Complex. His was one of many inmate deaths that led Gov. Bill Walker to call for a review of Alaska’s Department of Corrections.
At this month’s meeting, the City Council discussed the avenues and obstacles to commercial marijuana in Nome.
Alaska State Troopers were notified of the break-in on Sunday afternoon. As of Tuesday, Trooper Mark Granda said they have no solid leads or suspects.
Principal Edwin “Chip” Sharpe’s last day at the high school will be January 15.
The Nome Police Department has been notified of the missing five-foot tall trees, which were brought from Council and planted at the school in the last 10 years.
Last Friday, a bearded seal became stranded on Nome’s west side of town. Although it showed some signs of sickness, experts released the seal back into the wild.
On Friday, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed a bill that would encourage infrastructure development at Port Clarence.
A bearded seal came ashore on Nome’s west side of town, and its patchy coat may suggest a type of seal sickness.