Population numbers are down, and state and federal restrictions are tight for fish and game in Alaska, which is posing a challenge to subsistence users.
Wednesday night’s public meeting in Nome was the first step in what’s sure to be an extensive process of exploration and permitting for Graphite One Resources—the Vancouver-based company that’s been exploring the second-largest known graphite deposit in the world, here on the Seward Peninsula.
At the start of last night’s Nome school board meeting, retiring board member Barb Nickels was recognized for her six years of service—while new member Brandy Arrington and returning member Jennifer Reader were sworn in.
For the Port of Nome, the imminent arrival of ice season means a hard stop to boat activity before the sea freezes over.
The Week of the Arctic conference wrapped up its time in Nome with a “federal listening session” yesterday.
Caitlin seeks familiarity in a strange place — and finds more connections than expected.
183, to be exact. At least, those are all the miles volunteer Jenn has driven since arriving in Nome—this town with three roads out and no roads in.
Police officials aren’t yet classifying the human cause of the fire, but a few families have been moved into new permanent residences.
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.