Challenged in court since 2008, a new draft environmental assessment upholds the Chukchi leases and increases the estimate to more than four billion barrels of recoverable oil.
After other districts announced more lenient policies dealing with lice, Nome administrators pledged to develop their own policy for the pesky school health concern.
The 25-year-old Nome resident arrived at the University of Washington’s Harborview Medical Center Monday afternoon and was out of surgery around 8 p.m., family members say.
Beginning in November, the airline will transition to “winter hours” — causing a shift of five to ten minutes for most flights to and from Nome.
Story49 pays tribute to the Little Sisters of Jesus as they prepare to leave Western Alaska. Sisters Damiene and Nermala reflect on their time in Nome, Diomede, and Anchorage.
Convicted killer Joshua Wade claims he’s responsible for additional murders, including the 1999 slaying of Henry Ongtowasruk of Wales.
With the return of marine mammals and migratory birds to the Bering Straits region, subsistence hunters are still struggling to find certain kinds of ammunition. There are several popular calibers they can’t get in stock at the Native Store in Gambell.
In April, the news within KNOM’s walls was, at least momentarily, the news department itself. It was a bittersweet moment as we said goodbye to our…
In Friday’s News: Federal judge halts Arctic drilling in the Chukchi Sea; Legislature pushing to wrap up session;
In Monday’s News: EPA announces it’s starting a formal process to stop development at the proposed Pebble Mine; Iditarod Ceremonial Start in Anchorage is a festive…