A 4.8 magnitude earthquake hit the Seward Peninsula early Saturday morning, with an epicenter 22 miles deep and about 100 miles north of Nome.
Tuesday was the ninth and final day of the organized search, but his friends and family say they’ll never stop searching for Joseph Balderas.
It was on July 14th, 1971 that our radio station first went on the air. This month, in Nome, KNOM celebrates 45 years of service to the communities of our region.
A new law in California bans the sale of all ivory products, including walrus ivory.
Join the many who chose to jump into the Bering Sea for Nome’s annual Polar Bear Swim on this episode of Dearest Alaska.
Nome’s Search and Rescue Team remains hopeful during day 4 of the search for Joseph Balderas.
As of 5pm Wednesday, less than 24 hours after an online fundraising effort began, donors had already contributed $26,000 towards the search efforts for Nome’s Joseph Balderas.
An initial search on Monday led troopers to Balderas’s vehicle at mile 44 on the Nome-Council Highway, but found no sign of him.
City Manager Tom Moran weighed in on the operation of the Nome Visitors Center, saying, “I think the issue is with getting people to Nome, I think maybe they are doing a less than perfect job of that, but when people get to Nome, they are doing a very good job catering to their needs.”
Troopers received a report at about 8:45pm Saturday of an emergency locator beacon signal sent by the two men.