Firefighters from St. Michael, Kaltag, and Chevak are among those offering support in the Lower 48.
The City of Nome demolished the previous building after a fire last month. Construction for the new warm up shack will be finished soon.
Newly-arrived volunteer Mitch recounts a long drive along one of Western Alaska’s few highways: the Kougarok Road.
The shack next to the city’s ice skating rink will be partly demolished after an electrical fire on Wednesday night.
A small blaze ignited on Nome’s 3rd Avenue and Steadman Street Wednesday evening—damaging the gear room and warm-up shack next to the city’s ice skating rink.
One of almost 300 wildfires in Alaska, the Nulato Fire has grown to 1,200 acres and is being battled by local firefighters with aid outside crews.
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Firefighters responded to the blaze around 10:45 Tuesday morning. It was not extinguished until shortly before 1 p.m., and as of Tuesday power remains off throughout Emmonak.
In Kivalina, Interior Secretary Jewell Hears “Real Stories” from Community Living with Climate Change
Jewell was in Kivalina Monday to hear what residents say are their concerns as erosion linked to climate change and rising sea levels threatens their way of life—and the very island the community is built upon.
After last week’s fire, Kivalina residents are collating donations and setting up temporary shop in the community’s warehouse.