BLM Director Neil Kornze will visit Wainwright and Barrow this week to oversee a land transfer and two well-cappings.
Nine athletes from Nome are competing at the international tournament. They’ll participate in four events: Dene Games, Arctic Sports, Biathlon Ski, and Alpine Skiing.
The Port of Nome only has $32,000 to keep itself afloat, and commissioners are concerned about an unexpected emergency.
The resignation of Rolland Trowbridge was announced at the Port Commission’s latest work session.
A group of nongovernmental organizations recently sent a letter to the state department calling for a ban on heavy fuel oil, or HFO, in Arctic waters.
NOME, AK — For the first time, scientists have documented the prevalence of two biotoxins in Alaska’s marine mammal population above the Arctic Circle. That’s according to…
NOME, AK — The Marine Mammals Commission hasn’t traveled above the Arctic Circle since 1987, but this week, Commissioners were in Western Alaska to meet face-to-face with…
President Obama signed the Coast Guard Authorization Act last night, transferring 2,500 acres of federal land at Port Clarence to local, state, and federal stakeholders.
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 Board of Fisheries considered limiting the gillnet size in Norton Sound’s Subdistrict 1, eventually deciding against it, and passed all 6 Arctic proposals.