Troopers received a report at about 8:45pm Saturday of an emergency locator beacon signal sent by the two men.
The onshore cable will connect to the subsea cable just a few miles east of downtown Nome.
Nome’s harbor will host the U.S. Coast Guard, fiber optic cable vessels, and a steady stream of cruise ship passengers this summer.
The school board also approved the purchase of a new vehicle for the Nome Elementary School and a technology upgrade for the entire district.
The rescue occurred north of Shishmaref early Wednesday morning after two 22-foot skiffs had run into trouble.
This summer, Pilgrim Hot Springs will go from a deteriorating historical site to an operational community garden. At least that’s the vision of Unaatuq, LLC, which owns the property.
Arctic Greens will harvest its first crop on June 21. Soon after, the produce will go on sale at Kotzebue’s AC store.
With a swipe of a smartphone, locals can submit their environmental observations, and there’s even an app aimed at preventing further change.
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the convention, which will take place in Fairbanks between October 20-22, 2016.
For this week’s audioblog, Mitch interviews Emily about snakes, sun guilt, fainting couches, and the goodbyes that loom in the all too near future.