As sea ice melts and temperatures rise, cruise ships, mainly European ones, are taking advantage of the Arctic’s more navigable waters.
The U.S. Coast Guard and other agencies held a meeting in Nome to start the revision process, which will take about a year.
Maddie recounts a recent journey with friends to a cabin off in the wilderness.
Board members Brennan and Davis will not seek re-election. Nancy Mendenhall and John Tidwell will compete for Brennan’s spot, while Keith Conger runs unopposed for Davis’.
September’s episode of Story49 features Sue Steinacher’s tale of a mushing trip to Russia that didn’t quite go as planned.
Nome voters will cast ballots for mayor, city council, school board, and the utility board; voters in Nome, Elim, Savoonga, St. Michael, and Teller will also vote for their NSEDC board member.
Alaska Wildlife Troopers are searching for the person or people who failed to salvage the meat of a bear shot near Cape Nome.
In a search for the perfect place to put down roots, Emily recalls the communities she’s visited in the region over the last two months and throughout the state over the last three years.
A master ivory carver was in Nome two weekends ago to share his knowledge with students new to this tradition.
A key detail about an initiative President Obama is expected to announce during his visit to the state next week, involving relocation efforts for rural villages in the face of climate change, was announced in Nome this week.