As springtime arrives in the sub-Arctic, the melting of our region’s ice cover is one of the clearest signs of the new season. It’s no surprise that ice — especially the lack of it — been a frequent subject of KNOM News’ recent stories.
Most shorefast ice is already starting to break away. “I think it’s probably three or four weeks early,” said Robert Keith of the Elim IRA Office.
Roger Hannon, 22, went missing in blizzard conditions last Thursday while traveling between Elim and Koyuk.
A man traveling by snowmachine from Elim to Koyuk went missing in blizzard conditions last Thursday.
For multiple pairs of Iditarod teams — Wade Marrs and Pete Kaiser, and Scott Smith and Noah Burmeister — the most competitive stretch of trail came down to the final mile.
The low-pressure storm system southwest of Saint Lawrence Island is not unusual for this time of year, but it is hitting Nome the hardest.
Emily looks back on her recent travels to Stebbins and Koyuk, where people shared their stories with her and even sent her home with some frozen fish.
Basketball teams from around the region clashed on the court this weekend at White Mountain’s annual tournament.
BSSD received grants that will aid in student growth and teacher retention, two topics that were the main focus of their recent meetings in Elim and Koyuk.
Jeffery Kimoktoak, 26, was found about 60 miles north of Elim just before 8 p.m. on Tuesday. He has no reported injuries, according to Alaska State Troopers.