Nome Schools Interim Superintendent Shawn Arnold says for educators in Alaska, 2015 has been called the “triad year”—with three major state-wide updates soon to be implemented: new instructional standards, new educator evaluations, and new state assessments.
On budget with the city’s new museum, library, and cultural center, the City Council addressed the utility’s loans before discussing how to spend an NSEDC donation and how to eventually deal with legal marijuana sales.
Gilbert Olanna, 31, already faced one charge of first degree murder. The grand jury indictment means he faces two additional charges of second degree murder in the death of Esther Lincoln.
The report finds the majority of placer mines are mining for gold, off of the road system, and with small crews of about four people.
What impact does warming Arctic water have on the movement of sea ice south each winter? That’s the question scientists with the new Sikuliaq research vessel are trying to answer on their trip out of Nome this October.
Newly elected Governor Bill Walker and Lt. Governor Byron Mallott have begun a round of meet-and-greets across the state, and their next inaugural celebration will be held in Nome this Saturday, January 17.
Elim’s Eliza Katongan celebrated a big milestone last week: she’s been alive for a century, and she says it feels good.
Troopers arrested 56-year-old Thelma Evan in Fairbanks at the end of December for allegedly selling prescription painkillers to a law enforcement officer in Nome this summer.
Nome musher Rolland Trowbridge and Iditarod veteran Ray Redington, Jr. will be among the rookies running the 2015 Yukon Quest from Whitehorse to Fairbanks.
Troopers charge 29-year-old Chad Jacobson and 28-year-old Joan Miller with selling methamphetamine to a confidential informant in November of last year.