70-year-old Michael Fay of Springfield, MO, is reported to have hurt his back while operating his all-terrain vehicle an estimated 55 miles northeast of Nome.
Tuesday was the ninth and final day of the organized search, but his friends and family say they’ll never stop searching for Joseph Balderas.
Troopers report that search efforts for Joseph Balderas will continue without the use of a chartered helicopter.
A Norwegian tanker carrying over 14 million gallons of fuel ran aground near Nunivak Island last week.
Some worry the Arctic could serve as the next stage for international conflict, but coast guards across the region are busy laying the groundwork for cooperation.
Nome’s harbor will host the U.S. Coast Guard, fiber optic cable vessels, and a steady stream of cruise ship passengers this summer.
The Port of Nome only has $32,000 to keep itself afloat, and commissioners are concerned about an unexpected emergency.
Senator Lisa Murkowski drilled the Department of Homeland Security on Arctic security at a hearing on the Coast Guard’s assets.
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.
Emily looks back at her year, which has been the toughest one yet, but also the most notable.