An assistance center is open in Savoonga to bring state aid to residents whose homes were damaged by the latest Bering Sea storm.
Alaska Army Guardsmen with the 1st Battalion, 207th Aviation Regiment located the two men an estimated 40 miles east of Nome.
Alaska State Troopers received a report of missing persons from Brevig Mission on Wednesday at 1:18pm. Ground searchers located Eleanor Olanna and Herbert Barr on a trail heading towards Wales on Thursday after more than 24 hours of searching.
70-year-old Michael Fay of Springfield, MO, is reported to have hurt his back while operating his all-terrain vehicle an estimated 55 miles northeast of Nome.
Tuesday was the ninth and final day of the organized search, but his friends and family say they’ll never stop searching for Joseph Balderas.
An initial search on Monday led troopers to Balderas’s vehicle at mile 44 on the Nome-Council Highway, but found no sign of him.
Troopers received a report at about 8:45pm Saturday of an emergency locator beacon signal sent by the two men.
Harold Soxie was found dead on Monday five miles north of Unalakleet. His death is the seventh the village of 720 has seen in the last month and a half.
More than a dozen 1-credit courses are about 40 percent cheaper this fall after a grant from Norton Sound Economic Development Corporation.
Galen Milligrock, 38, faces multiple felony drug charges after investigators found a drug stash off an ATV trail within Nome city limits.