On a clear, chilly day in Elim, community members gathered in the fire hall for some unusual entertainment. It was no movie or sports game available for viewing that day. Instead, people could watch their own pets being operated on.
Mitch Seavey’s speed continues to exceed expectations. With Seavey out of the Safety checkpoint at 1:10pm Tuesday, an arrival in Nome as early as 3:30–4:00pm is now possible.
Can you use it in a sentence? Follow Elim competitors Anita and Michaela in the annual BSSD Spelling Bee for this month’s episode of Dearest Alaska.
Suspects have been identified. The total number and names of those suspects have yet to be released, as Troopers continue their investigation.
An informational meeting about an Elim rock quarry project took place on Thursday, followed by a tri-party meeting with the Elim city council, tribal council, and the Elim Native Corporation. The fate of the quarry is uncertain, and further meetings will be determined.
“There will be no delays. There will be vivid, vibrant colors, and it will be immediate, interactive sharing of data and information back and forth between people,” says GCI’s Heather Handyside.
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.