People for Animal Welfare and Safety, or PAWS, of Nome has been hard at work the past few weeks. With limited veterinary care in Nome and a large number of animals around town, they’ve been providing extra services to the four-legged members of our community.
A program for subsurface blasting on land just west of Nome’s airport was first scheduled to close the airport for an hour a day during weekdays. Now the program will run seven days a week.
Courtney writes about how hard it is to write about living in Nome when she’s enmeshed in the day to day adjustments of living somewhere new.
The U.S. Department of Energy is seeking input from Alaska Native tribes and corporations as it puts together a 10-year renewable energy plan for the Arctic.
On this Veteran’s Day, after 70 years, a small piece of Earl Vogelar, a Michigan soldier stationed in Nome during World War II, is finally on its way home.
Three Arctic municipalities are joining forces with maritime stakeholders to establish a new group focused on safety in Arctic waters.
A pilot project for co-management of Chinook salmon stocks along the Yukon and Kuskokwim Rivers is planned, but those working in co-management agreements say adequate funding remains an issue.
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.