Nowhere is the need for rural Alaska broadcasting more evident than in the village of Diomede, a small community located on an island in the Bering Strait.
Hundreds more ships could pass through the Bering Sea by the peak of the 2025 season. The question now is: how can that prediction be used to support Alaska’s coastal residents?
Bering Strait communities have a new online tool to share knowledge — and learn new information — that could prove useful in the event of oil spills or other threats to local marine life.
The blizzard currently battering western Alaska is but the first of two storm systems to affect the region this weekend, the National Weather Service says. The second is projected to arrive New Year’s Eve.
Along with 6-12 inches of new snow, severe winds, and whiteout conditions, a blizzard coming to Western Alaska may “mobilize” chunks of Bering Sea ice and lead to coastal flooding.
Two British explorers were rescued from the icy waters of the Bering Strait on Thursday afternoon.
Senator Lisa Murkowski just wrapped up her first trip to Nome in almost four years, touring local facilities, talking with leaders, and hosting a community meet-and-greet.
A Russian icebreaker just completed the fastest transit of the Northern Sea Route, and did so one month after the shipping season usually closes.
Last Friday, a bearded seal became stranded on Nome’s west side of town. Although it showed some signs of sickness, experts released the seal back into the wild.
On Friday, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed a bill that would encourage infrastructure development at Port Clarence.