Larry Kobuk died in January after being restrained at the Anchorage Correctional Complex. His was one of many inmate deaths that led Gov. Bill Walker to call for a review of Alaska’s Department of Corrections.
After hosting the 2015 Northern Conference Wrestling Tournament, Nome-Beltz will send 10 of its wrestlers to State Championships in Anchorage.
Walker’s administration is releasing $3.6 million in previously set-aside funds to start an environmental assessment of the 200-mile road to copper, gold deposits in the northwest.
Sivoy Miklahook is only authorized to be in Russia through mid-November. Now, people are scrambling to bring him home while grappling with the complexities of international travel across the Bering Strait.
October’s episode of Story49 shines the spotlight on Nikaitchuat Ilisagviat, an Inupiaq language immersion preschool in Kotzebue.
Our corner of Alaska was host to an historic visit last month. President Barack Obama’s trip to our state marked the first time a sitting president visited the Arctic — or anywhere in bush Alaska — and thanks to you, KNOM news was on the front lines both before and during this unprecedented trip.
Nome’s port, and public safety as it related to substance abuse, were highlighted as top priorities for the three candidates for Nome City Council Seat D.
A “disappointing” well in the company’s Burger J prospect in the Chukchi Sea has led the oil company to “cease further exploration activity in offshore Alaska.”
The Nome Joint Utility Board dove into discussions of upcoming city projects and alternative energy sources at their most recent monthly meeting.
President Barack Obama’s trip to Kotzebue, Alaska, on Sept. 2nd was not only historic; it was singular. Explore our photo gallery from the presidential visit.