The National Weather Service says an ash cloud, the result of an eruption from the Shiveluch volcano on the Kamchatka Peninsula, moved over the Norton Sound Thursday night.
Kaiser is the first Bethel musher to win the race in 29 years.
Twenty-five mushers will take off from Bethel over a fast, icy trail to Aniak and back Friday night in the 36th annual running of the Kuskokwim 300.
The proposed habitat covers roughly 350,000 square miles along the Bering Strait and the northern Bering, Chukchi, and Beaufort seas.
With Alaska’s oil revenues shrinking in the face of falling oil prices, a mining road across the Interior that would end at a copper deposit near Ambler is among many projects being reassessed.
Marie Kasaŋnaaluk Greene, originally from Deering and now living and working in Kotzebue, took the stage to accept the honor Friday.
In all, 80 runners for the boys and 57 runners for the girls represented schools from throughout the Bering Strait, Norton Sound, Northwest Arctic Borough, and North Slope.
Beginning in November, the airline will transition to “winter hours” — causing a shift of five to ten minutes for most flights to and from Nome.
The State of Missouri is extraditing 42-year-old Owen M. Miller, a teacher in Kiana, on five felony charges connected to what court documents call “years” of abuse.
Commercial salmon values were at record highs across Norton Sound this summer.