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.
After more than 60 years serving communities in the Bering Strait region, the Little Sisters of Jesus are leaving western Alaska.
Ann and Bruce Davis found two orphaned reindeer fawns on their ranch— a girl, Brownie, and a boy, Blaze. KNOM’s Anna Rose MacArthur went out to visit the 15-day-old fawns. She arrived at feeding time.