The JROTC program will continue after a donation from Sitnasuak. Meanwhile, Superintendent Shawn Arnold may be deployed next summer.
After a break between the summer chum and the fall chum runs, “fish camps are coming to life again” along the Yukon River, fishermen say.
Bering Air is upgrading its fleet with eight new planes — Cessna caravans worth about $2.5 million dollars each.
The constitutionality of Nome’s draft marijuana laws gave way to calls for visitors—and investors—for the city’s hopes at a deep-draft Arctic port.
As more than $2.6 million is paid out to summer crab and salmon fishermen, NSEDC’s board met in August to discuss commercial fishing in Norton Sound and beyond.
Educator Cultural Camp taught teachers berry picking, fishing, and the importance of culturally relevant curriculum.
Galen Milligrock, 38, faces multiple felony drug charges after investigators found a drug stash off an ATV trail within Nome city limits.
Despite a slow run that’s left Yukon fisherman waiting for fall chum, Jeff Estensen with Fish and Game said “(by) all accounts, it definitely seems like we have a pulse of fish going upriver.”
Familiar faces signed up for the coming race include 2015 champion Brent Sass, as well as second-place finisher—and multiple Quest champion—Allen Moore.
City clerk Tom Moran and Chip Leeper, the head of Nome Parks and Recreation, were the only two candidates interviewed by the city council for the city manager job.