The countdown is on for the start of the 2017 Iditarod Sled-dog race on March 4th.
Switching to an LED beacon atop KNOM’s AM transmitter tower has saved the mission tens of thousands of dollars in the past 13 years. It’s an example of how we strive to make the best use of our donations.
Less than half of Alaska’s registered voters cast ballots in the November 8th General Election.
The 2017 race from Anchorage to Fairbanks starts on February 18th, with halfway ceremonies in Nome scheduled on February 22nd.
Victor Karmun and Greta Schuerch started their terms on the National Park Monument Subsistence Resource Commissions on October 26th. Ronald Huffman will begin his new term on the Alaska Veterans Advisory Council on November 10th.
Originally, the Board was scheduled to meet at the Aurora Inn to discuss submitted marijuana license applications from all over the state.
The mine would be located 70 miles north of Nome, along the range-front of the Kigluaik Mountains. The project is still in early stages; construction would not begin for years.
The Council will meet at 12 noon Thursday, October 6th, for a special session to canvass the unofficial results from Nome’s municipal election.
“The conversation was about climate change, the effect on the ice, on the sea ice, on the permafrost, on what animals live there,” Nome mayor Richard Beneville said of last week’s Arctic Science Ministerial.
In the October episode of “Dearest Alaska,” we hear the sounds of lunch held at the XYZ Senior Center in Nome.