Renewable energy and port development were the focus of the final session of the U.S. Arctic Research Commission’s two day meeting in downtown Nome.
Presenters link mental health and wellness in the Arctic to broader goals like economic development and the future of the circumpolar north.
The U.S. Arctic Research Commission covered a range of topics — from fire forecasts to walrus tagging to the nutritional value of reindeer meat.
The storm is causing sea levels to rise, and effected areas should expect some beach erosion.
As more than $2.6 million is paid out to summer crab and salmon fishermen, NSEDC’s board met in August to discuss commercial fishing in Norton Sound and beyond.
A group advocating for the construction of a Bering Strait tunnel and thousands of additional miles of highways around the world traveled to Nome for their last stop.
Diesel fuel leaking from a storage tank along a road in Wales has been contained, according to the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation.ADEC says it’s unknown how much fuel was in the tank when the leak began.
Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation officials say an analysis of samples taken in 2014 reveal the substance is a mix of “weathered gasoline and diesel.”
Measuring nutrients and toxins along the way, the American Geotraces project on the Coast Guard cutter Healy aims to reach the North Pole by mid-September.
In mid-March, amid all the excitement of Iditarod, KNOM rallied to cover another thoroughly Alaskan sporting event: a fast sprint race on snowmachines that captures the pride and attention of our region.