An out-of-season take of a muskox in Icy View on July 17 highlights the lack of effective deterrents to ‘nuisance muskox’ around Nome.
The Nome Volunteer Fire Department has a new Acting Chief— Jerry Steiger. City Manager Josie Bahnke appointed Steiger to the job last week.
With Arctic temperatures rising, scientists want to know how those changes affect the migration of diseases and contaminants through the Bering Strait, and Alaska researchers are getting nearly a million dollars to study the question.
A speaker Thursday night at Northwest Campus is presenting his findings on gyrfalcons, the largest of falcon species. They’re white birds of prey, native to the Arctic, that are now at a critical moment in their lifecycle.
A Nome City Council work session about a controversial contract was canceled after legal advice the council has no say in deciding zoning ordinances.
Fish and Game biologists say the early opening is directly linked to the number of animals around Nome this summer.
With chum salmon surging through much of Western Alaska, commercial openings are having dramatically different effects–from a price spike in Kotzebue, to frustration along the Upper Yukon.
With Arctic activity escalating, the North Slope Arctic Borough is taking steps to protect its resources while developing its economy by moving to create a port authority.
Troopers are suspending their involvement in the search for 21-year-old Clarence Ray Olanna from Brevig Mission, but local searchers pledge to continue.
If you’ve wandered past Nome’s Anvil City Square in the last few days, you may have noticed some new orange fencing.