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.
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.