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The staging ground for a final clean up of the Project Chariot Site, 23 miles from Point Hope. Photo: Zachariah Hughes, KNOM.

As Project Chariot Clean-Up Ends, Legacy Lingers for Point Hope

During the Cold War, the U.S. Atomic Energy Agency made plans to detonate nuclear bombs a few dozen miles from Point Hope. This summer, state and federal agencies are cleaning out what they hope are the last remnants from Project Chariot’s legacy, even as residents of Point Hope say they still feel left out of the conversation about what happens on their land.

Update News: April 28th, 2014

In Monday’s news: Republican candidates for U.S. Senate seat answer questions at forum; Bering Sea alliance hosting conference in Gambell on Arctic infrastructure this week; Fairbanks…

Update News: April 24th, 2014

In Thursday’s news: Negotiators in AK House and Senate reach deal on education bill; A Kotzebue man faces felony charges after AST says he killed four…

Update News: March 10th, 2014

In Monday’s News: Senate to hear controversial AK constitutional amendment that would allow public funds to pay for private and religious schooling; HB77 has been brought…

Update News: December 3rd, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Federal responders still don’t know what caused Friday’s plane crash near St. Mary’s; Questions remain about hundreds of dead birds that washed ashore…

A cleaner community

For the third year in a row, KNOM was proud to participate in a special recycling event in Nome last month: an annual collection of e-waste…

Sounding Board: Trash

Researchers are finding more and more garbage on the Arctic Sea floor. How do we stop this from happening? What are the best ways to dispose…