A Norwegian tanker carrying over 14 million gallons of fuel ran aground near Nunivak Island last week.
From a stranded seal to a dangerous hole in Yukon River ice, recent stories from KNOM’s news department offer a special glimpse into what makes Western Alaska so unique — and, at times, so challenging.
On Friday, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed a bill that would encourage infrastructure development at Port Clarence.
Nome’s Port Commission and City Council are focused on the future of the port, despite the state’s economic challenges.
Explore a few quick looks at Novembers through the years at KNOM.
Sivoy Miklahook is only authorized to be in Russia through mid-November. Now, people are scrambling to bring him home while grappling with the complexities of international travel across the Bering Strait.
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 affected areas should expect some beach erosion.