The proposed habitat covers roughly 350,000 square miles along the Bering Strait and the northern Bering, Chukchi, and Beaufort seas.
Newly elected Governor Bill Walker and Lt. Governor Byron Mallott have begun a round of meet-and-greets across the state, and their next inaugural celebration will be held in Nome this Saturday, January 17.
Rounding out half a year at KNOM, volunteer Jenn returns from travels with a deeper appreciation for life in Nome.
Nome’s $19 million Richard Foster Building is moving gradually forward, and while the building’s skeleton on Steadman and 7th Avenue begins to bulk up, what’s inside the building is still being solidified.
Yvonne Adkison, 22, and Kevin Beamish, 22, have both pleaded “not guilty” to multiple felony drug charges.
Alaska telecom company GCI says residents of Nome and Unalakleet should receive an upgrade to 3G service in the next few days.
Break-ins in Teller and Elim, and a car theft in Nome, have kept Troopers busy.
A man and a woman have been arrested in a multi-agency effort to crack down on the sale and distribution of heroin in Nome; a third man has also been charged, but not arrested.
Ten charges were handed down against 34-year-old Kandie Allen on Nov. 24, including felony arson and assault charges.
With the fiscal year drawing to a close, the Nome Port Commission is considering potential rate hikes and revisions to the Port Tariff in 2015.