The largest cruise ship to navigate the Northwest Passage stopped in Nome on Sunday. But onboard, all attention was focused on the days to come.
The Crystal Serenity will bring around 1,000 passengers to Nome’s shore. “If everything falls into place like it’s supposed to, it’ll be a good day,” says Robin Johnson of Nome Discovery Tours.
A Swiss family has been at sea for 16 years, striving to reach the tops of the tallest mountains on each of the seven continents. Their epic journey has now brought them to Nome.
The resignation of Rolland Trowbridge was announced at the Port Commission’s latest work session.
Nome’s Mayor Richard Beneville, Port Director Joy Baker, and Port Commissioner Megan Alvanna-Stimpfle traveled to the lower-48 to encourage Arctic development in Nome.
Upon being sworn in as Nome’s new Mayor, Richard Beneville explained his priorities, which include port expansion and tourism.
As sea ice melts and temperatures rise, cruise ships, mainly European ones, are taking advantage of the Arctic’s more navigable waters.
October’s Story49 features Rolland and Deb Trowbridge reminiscing about their family sailing adventure that ended unexpectedly in Nome.
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This Thursday on Sounding Board (March 21, 2013 at 10am), we’re talking about the future of goods being shipped through the Arctic Ocean. Scientists predict that…