After more than a year without an official leader, the 18,000 Catholics in the 46 parishes of northern Alaska will now be led—for the first time in U.S. history—by an active duty military chaplain.
For one recent visit to Shishmaref, Old St. Nick didn’t rely on elves or reindeer. He had a lot of human helpers, instead — and a C-130 cargo airplane.
Running for Alaska’s sole U.S. House seat, Dunbar says changes are needed in the criminal justice system — especially in what he sees as the overreach of federal drug laws.
Teacher Marjorie Tahbone and students Tehya and Katherine give us a glimpse into their course—and it’s about a lot more than language.
The annual PFD payout is, for many, a holiday unto itself. For communities like Nome, the arrival of PFD checks also means business — and, for emergency responders, vigilance.
September is back-to-school month, and with a new school year comes new faces. One of those faces belongs to Paul Clark, the new principal at Nome Elementary School.
At closing bell, now two weeks into the academic year, you’ll likely see some new faces pouring out of the Nome Public Schools—teachers, staff, students eager for the year ahead. One new face, in particular, is the new principal at Nome Beltz Jr/Sr High School.
There’s a small tourist attraction going on at the Norton Sound Seafood Center. Causing the stir is a rare, blue-colored red king crab.
Last week, Barrow celebrated Nalukataq, a community gathering for a bowhead whale harvest. It was reminiscent of a summer cook out, albeit in 30 degree weather.
Dental health aide therapists have been providing midlevel dental care in the Norton Sound region for about a decade. Now the Pew Charitable Trusts is lauding the program for increasing access to dental care to underserved groups.