In addition to a broad complement of de-icing equipment, the Jayhawks have two winches on board: one for lifting people up to 600 pounds and another for taking sling loads up to 6,000 pounds. Pulling even more weight during the flight are computers and search equipment.
House Bill 200 sets out to improve the adoption process for those who wish to adopt Alaska Native children, and House Bill 27 changes the age required for a person to be released from state custody.
While the visit was described as a “courtesy call,” Nome Mayor Richard Beneville said they did discuss the opening of the Arctic Ocean to international shipping.
Florian Gomet is traversing the North American continent, from easternmost Canada to westernmost Alaska, and his final goal — the community of Wales — is close in his sights.
Fire Chief Sean Ralston, 36 was taken to the Kotzebue Regional Jail, where he blew a .167 breath alcohol content, more than twice the state’s legal limit.
Under the President’s proposed budget to combat the prescription opioid drug epidemic, Alaska would be eligible to receive up to $4 million dollars over two years as a way to support Alaskans’ access to treatment.
It was on July 14th, 1971 that our radio station first went on the air. This month, in Nome, KNOM celebrates 45 years of service to the communities of our region.
Nome’s City Council discussed how to deal with declining revenue at its mid-day work session Thursday.
The theme of this year’s festival in Bethel was “Nunalgutkellriit Piniutiit Cauyakun,” or “Community Strength Through Drumming.”
Cooperation across the Bering Strait was strengthened when the US and Russia signed a joint wildlife agreement.