Today in Kotzebue a special graduation ceremony will honor the 2015 graduates of the Alaska Technical Center. ATC is an adult vocational school that specializes in job training for rural Alaska.
After a trip to Kotzebue, volunteer Jenn says, “Returning to Nome is always my favorite part, as if each trip outward draws me closer inward.”
A dispute over a dog kennel’s levels of noise (and smell) is testing where a musher’s right to raise sled dogs ends — and where a neighbor’s right to peace and quiet begins.
It was an adventure that she describes as one of the most incredible highlights of her year of service. In April, news volunteer Francesca Fenzi hit the trail for a sled dog race that offers a unique look of what makes rural Alaska so special.
In the early hours of Easter morning, Cim Smyth arrived first into Kotzebue — winning this year’s Kobuk 440 sled dog race.
A family from Seldovia left Nome for a trek to Kotzebue on Friday, hoping to learn more about the effects of climate change along the way.
Kotzebue’s John Baker and Aniak’s Richie Diehl make a good showing for Western Alaska in Iditarod 43 — finishing 21st and 23rd, respectively.
Racers from Nome, McGrath, Kotzebue, Bethel, and Galena are part of the field of 37 teams racing this year’s Iron Dog.
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.
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.