Now in its fourth year in the region, Lemonade Day involved nearly 300 children around the Bering Strait last year, bringing in more than $6,500 in earnings and another $2,500 in donations.
The freezing of the Bering Sea drastically changes the landscape of rural Alaska’s coastal communities. It also opens up new possibilities for transportation and subsistence.
In January, volunteers Kristin Leffler and Courtney Cousins went to Elim, Alaska, for a very special community gathering: elder Eliza Katongan’s 100th birthday party.
Kristin travels to Elim for an elder’s 100th birthday and then returns to Nome to celebrate her own 23rd.
How would you spend an extra $150,000 this year? That’s the question Norton Sound communities are asking now that Norton Sound Economic Development Corporation’s Board of Directors has announced the 2014 Community Benefit Share.
Elim’s Eliza Katongan celebrated her 100th birthday in January.
Break-ins in Teller and Elim, and a car theft in Nome, have kept Troopers busy.
Troopers and the Elim VPSO are investigating calls of shots fired Wednesday morning. The community lockdown has been lifted.
At the end of this successful season, over $4 million paid to fishermen in the Norton Sound region.
Fishing season is winding down with a plentiful coho run—good news for commercial fisheries in Eastern Norton Sound and Norton Bay.