The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration officially launched its Arctic survey season in Alaska this week. Two research ships will set out from Kodiak to chart the underwater and shoreline topography of the Arctic Ocean.
Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation officials say an analysis of samples taken in 2014 reveal the substance is a mix of “weathered gasoline and diesel.”
Measuring nutrients and toxins along the way, the American Geotraces project on the Coast Guard cutter Healy aims to reach the North Pole by mid-September.
As of Friday, backup phone lines and power systems were in use, but internet connections and other instruments at the Weather Service and FAA were not fully operational.
Early break-up has freed the Nome harbor from ice, and preparation for the summer season is now underway. At a meeting of the Nome Port Commission…
Trooper spokesperson Tim DeSpain says no charges are anticipated against anyone involved in the incident.
The case was set to go before a jury in June—until all four parties agreed to dismiss the case and draft a settlement.
With summer salmon runs just around the corner, Norton Sound Economic Development Corporation is making efforts to bolster its salmon rehabilitation projects in Western Alaska.
Graduation speaker Evita Samuels, 33, “died [Tuesday] at the [Diomede] school where she was staying,” Troopers said Wednesday. Foul play is not suspected.
Mining company Nome Gold Alaska called a public meeting this month to share plans for a placer mining operation near Dry Creek in Nome.