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.
Notice all the birders around Nome? Listen to one researcher’s study on shifting bird populations on the Seward Peninsula and life at “Bird Camp.”
Convicted killer Joshua Wade claims he’s responsible for additional murders, including the 1999 slaying of Henry Ongtowasruk of Wales.
If you’ve been having problems with all the musk ox near town, lately—you’re not alone.
As the cost of simply investigating the roads feasibility continues to swell, basic questions about financing, community approval, and potential conflicts of interest remain unanswered.