Victor Karmun and Greta Schuerch started their terms on the National Park Monument Subsistence Resource Commissions on October 26th. Ronald Huffman will begin his new term on the Alaska Veterans Advisory Council on November 10th.
The Coast Guard is expected to return to Kotzebue in Summer 2017.
Alaska State Troopers were initially notified at 12:51 A.M. Sunday morning, October 30th, that a grocery store in Kobuk was engulfed in flames.
After votes were canvassed Monday evening, Kotzebue’s municipal election results were official. Voters chose to continue to permit liquor sales at the Package Store by a margin of more than 2 to 1.
Preliminary vote counts suggest that Kotzebue will continue to be able to sell liquor within city limits.
Jayhawk pilot Lieutenant Leo Lake says the Coast Guard Forward Operating Location in Kotzebue allowed the crew to respond within twenty minutes.
If Kotzebue loses alcohol sales, they will lose an important portion of enterprise revenue. City Attorney Joe Evans doesn’t know where the city would make up the lost funds.
Nome-Beltz runners swept the board with men’s and women’s varsity team wins along with a junior high team win in this weekend’s Nome Classic Invitational.
Join Davis, Tyler, Lauren and Karen as they discuss their initial experiences traveling to the villages of Western Alaska.
Kristina Woolston, VP of External Affairs for Quintillion, says the project’s “construction inconveniences” have come to an end in the town of Nome. As a wholesaler, Quintillion sells “true broadband” capacity to telecommunications providers, like GCI, and they, in turn, will provide that to consumers in Western Alaska by the first quarter of 2017.