A new law in California bans the sale of all ivory products, including walrus ivory.
The State Medical Examiner is working to identify a body found in Gambell on Monday. Troopers believe it’s Gladys Aningayou, who went missing last week.
The body was discovered Monday around 11 p.m. The remains will be sent to the State Medical Examiner’s Office in Anchorage to confirm the identity.
Gladys Aningayou was last seen Thursday evening. Gambell residents have searched the community, including abandoned buildings and camps, but they’ve found no sign of Aningayou.
Alaska Community Action on Toxics (ACAT) was in Nome last week. The visit focused on one of the biggest toxic impacts in the Bering Strait: cancer.
The Board of Education for the Bering Strait School District made the decisions Tuesday at a regular meeting in Teller.
Savoonga’s second whale of the season draws Emily out to an island that she never thought she’d get the chance to visit.
With Alaska’s deficit nearing $4 billion, Foster says cuts are coming and they’ll have major repercussions for the Bering Strait Region.
In Gambell, Alaska, experience a week-long storytelling workshop in which children create and perform their own stories, inspired by Alaska’s wildlife and culture.
“Department of Corrections is the biggest mental health facility in our system. Something’s wrong with that picture,” said Ron Taylor, Department of Corrections commissioner.