The proposed habitat covers roughly 350,000 square miles along the Bering Strait and the northern Bering, Chukchi, and Beaufort seas.
If you have a tasty recipe to prepare seafood from the Norton Sound, NSEDC wants to hear from you. They’re publishing the first-ever Norton Sound Seafood Cookbook with submissions from across the region, and your famous fireweed jam could be a main feature.
Despite the huge storm’s potential to break Alaska weather records, forecasters in Nome say it’s unlikely to cause severe weather in Norton Sound.
Voters in western Alaska bucked state trends in some races, but gave more decisive returns in others.
Seeking a 22nd term as Alaska’s sole representative in the U.S. House, Young said during a recent trip to Nome that federal overreach threatens Alaska, and Alaskans.
Two seals recently harvested off Gambell were found coated with a dark oily substance. While the hunters on St. Lawrence Island believe it was oil on the animals’ coats, testing done by the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation has not confirmed that.
Voters of the Bering Strait and Norton Sound mirrored statewide trends in Tuesday’s primary, especially on Ballot Measure 1, but chose differently in the race for Lt. Governor.
On Thursday, Moroccan swimmer Hassan Baraka braved the icy waters between the international dateline and Little Diomede in an attempt to swim between Asia and North America.
The first spill response drill conducted by the state, fuel shippers, and cleanup crews in the Bering Strait has given a measure for how much is still unknown about handling to oil spills in the region.
Representatives from the public and public sectors are practicing drills near Teller to test what could happen if there’s an oil spill in the Bering Strait, and how they plan on cleaning it up.