The Denali Oncology Group annual conference is the largest gathering of oncologists in the state of Alaska. And this year, it was held in Nome.
At a special meeting Friday afternoon the board voted in a contract with NANA Management Service to oversee food service and prep for the school district’s two sites.
Stebbins and St. Michael are relocating their reindeer corral following an expired lease. The first posts went up Thursday on the new site, located around three miles southwest of St. Michael.
The Department of Environmental Conservation is working with one of Alaska’s five Oil Spill Response Organizations on a drill near Teller in the days ahead.
Commercial crabbers in the Bering Strait Region are harvesting a new species of king crab this year following a change in state classification. The crab is a Hanasaki king crab, otherwise known as a “spiny” king crab. Seafood processors look forward to an expanded market and biologist await more accurate species data.
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.