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.
Field technicians travel 40 miles from Elim up the Tubuktulik River to gather baseline data near the largest known uranium deposit in Alaska.
Volunteer Jenn is back from her first reporting trip to Elim! It was a long but rejuvenating trip up the Tubuktulik River, with many photos to show for it.