In Koyukuk, a small harvest of 30 Chinook salmon has been gathered for a three-day memorial potlatch ceremony that will be held in the community next week.
For the second year in a row, the number of walrus harvested for subsistence on St. Lawrence Island is far below normal.
The Rampart fuel spill response is on hold as the Village Council waits on grant funding to continue clean-up.
Two programs tied to the fiscal health of Nome Public Schools were the focus at theNome board of education meeting last night. And neither was fully resolved.
State energy subsidies are going down, which means energy costs in Nome are going up.
With Chinook and summer chum runs nearing completion amid tight restrictions, fishermen along the upriver Yukon Drainage are looking to fall chum for their best chance of harvesting salmon this season.
Helicopter flights to Diomede were suspended this week because a complicated system of state and federal subsidies expired.
The Nome State Building on Front Street is down to its bare bones amid renovations administrators say should be completed by early April 2015.
China’s icebreaking research vessel Xuelong, or Snow Dragon, is set to leave its Shanghai base next week to embark on a sixth summer expedition to the North Pole.
Nome’s Northwest Campus will see a five percent budget cut and other cost-saving measures, but will likely avoid a proposed merger with another rural campus.