Ayla Knodel took first place in the annual contest that has Alaska students create artwork for the commemorative button sold along the trail.
Alaska State Troopers have suspended the search for 74-year-old Vivian Foote, last seen near her Unalakleet home on Wednesday.
Search efforts in Unalakleet have entered their fifth day, as the community continues looking for 74-year-old Vivian Foote.
Officials with the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation estimate 200 to 300 gallons of home heating oil have spilled after the failure of a fuel filter gasket.
A leaking gas line in Shishmaref has finally been fixed about a year and half after a village public safety officer first discovered an oily sheen along the northern coast of Sarichef Island.
Nome Elementary School will host two performances of Assimilation — Saturday, Nov. 14 at 7 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 15 at 2 p.m.
The school board unanimously passed a resolution observing the holiday that celebrates Native history and culture.
To receive state funding, Alaska schools must have a minimum of 10 students. But some lawmakers are looking at raising the number to 20 or 25.
The district provided flashing reflector keychains to students as part of its safety campaign. Next summer, a new crosswalk will be installed.
Nome Superintendent Shawn Arnold proposed a resolution aimed at adding the holiday to the district’s official calendar.