The drone launch and landing took place on the deck of the Coast Guard’s Healy, the same vessel that carved a path through the ice for a January 2012 winter fuel delivery to Nome.
The city estimates about $800,000 could be collected by removing the sales tax exemption for churches, nonprofits, and other organizations in town.
As the state’s commission works toward a unified arctic policy, leaders balance immediate needs in rural communities with long-term international ambitions.
Helena Oxereok said her dog was charged several times before her brother shot and killed the bull muskox.
Voters of the Bering Strait and Norton Sound mirrored statewide trends in Tuesday’s primary, especially on Ballot Measure 1, but chose differently in the race for Lt. Governor.
Federal officials visited Nome and Unalakleet Friday to get a first-hand account of the region’s transportation and infrastructure needs.
When paired with a $1.3 million grant from the Rasmuson Foundation, the Richard Foster Building has most—but not all—of its funding needs met.
As the salmon season begins tapering off, returns across much of western Alaska have been above average. But there’s one fishery where the commercial harvest is shattering recent precedents: Kotzebue. And the cause is a mix of Mother Nature and marketing.
Wood bison have been extinct in Alaska for over one hundred years, but a new population will be released along the Lower Yukon River near Shageluk in early 2015.
The $700 million drilling project comes as ExxonMobil and Rosneft move ahead with additional plans for seismic surveys in the Russian Chukchi Basin.