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.
The Bering Strait School District has joined a nationwide effort to encourage healthy relationships and end dating violence among Native youth.
After three days of competition in Nuuk, Greenland, Team Alaska leads all nine national teams with 108 medals.
Nome’s Mayor Richard Beneville, Port Director Joy Baker, and Port Commissioner Megan Alvanna-Stimpfle traveled to the lower-48 to encourage Arctic development in Nome.
The group — made up of Mongolian social workers, shelter managers, and police officers — was here to learn how Alaska is addressing high rates of domestic violence.
The Kuskokwim 300 starts this Friday, and Diana Haecker will be running the race for the first time.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski addressed more than port development last week. One of the biggest topics was Unalakleet’s water crisis.
The race’s roster includes 11 rookies and 14 veteran mushers, including defending champion Brent Sass of Eureka.
The senator’s visit will be her first trip to Nome in almost four years. Nome Mayor Richard Beneville will lead her tour, which will include stops at Nome-Beltz, the port, and Airport Pizza.