The NSEDC grants were approved by its Board of Directors on May 4th.
On Thursday, waylaid snowmachiners Thomas Olanna and Brandon Tocktoo of Brevig Mission were found in a cabin near the Sinuk River bridge, both suffering from frostbite.
Graphite One says the proposed mine, near Teller, could yield a value of more than $1 billion and provide more than 4 million tons of material each year.
The mine would be located 70 miles north of Nome, along the range-front of the Kigluaik Mountains. The project is still in early stages; construction would not begin for years.
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.
The Board of Education for the Bering Strait School District made the decisions Tuesday at a regular meeting in Teller.
Basketball teams from around the region clashed on the court this weekend at White Mountain’s annual tournament.
Four small businesses, three in Nome and one in Brevig Mission, to share more than $127,000 in funds from NSEDC’s Small Business Initiative grant.
After elections last week, the Bering Strait School District’s board of education will feature several familiar faces — and one new one.
Irene Navarro and Charlotte “Jane” Kava are running unopposed for re-election. Aurora Johnson faces competition from Annabelle Cunningham, and Sherman Richard challenges Reggie Barr.