Three people have contracted botulism after eating separate batches of fermented seal flipper in Koyuk over the weekend.
While studying Chinook salmon in the Bering Sea, researchers found themselves in the wake of an unlikely killer.
A graphite deposit in the Imuruk Basin is looking promising, but as mining company Graphite One seeks to involve the communities, residents are worried about the impact on subsistence.
Yupik dance, mask making, and murals were just a few of the workshops offered at the first of what many hope will become an annual event.
A dispute over a dog kennel’s levels of noise (and smell) is testing where a musher’s right to raise sled dogs ends — and where a neighbor’s right to peace and quiet begins.
“It’s a way of teaching to get kids some authentic experiences and…put skills to work out in the community, where they matter,” said one teacher participant in the iTREC! program this year.
The all-Nome cast performs Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest” on Friday and Saturday night at 7 p.m., with a matinee Sunday at 2 p.m.
In order to balance their $14.3 million budget, Nome Schools will remove 5 full-time positions and dip $303,000 into fund balance. They continue to look for cost saving measures.
Anticipating a tremendous loss in state funding, Nome Public Schools expects to make difficult cuts over the next several years.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers held a public meeting in Nome gather comments on their tentatively selected plan for a deep-draft Arctic port.