Starting next spring, researchers will be on the ground in four communities with VPSOs to gather their thoughts on how the program can be most successful.
Salmon is life here, but the region has been facing a depressed salmon stock for decades. In hopes of identifying the salmon shortfalls in Norton Sound and making improvements, regional stakeholders look to the Comprehensive Salmon Plan, or CSP, as a roadmap.
Erickson’s reappointment brings decades of experience helping victims of sexual assault and domestic violence throughout the Norton Sound region.
The NS450, which has been significantly shortened and even canceled the past two years due to poor weather, is gearing up to run a full race along the Norton Sound coast in 2015.
If you have a tasty recipe to prepare seafood from the Norton Sound, NSEDC wants to hear from you. They’re publishing the first-ever Norton Sound Seafood Cookbook with submissions from across the region, and your famous fireweed jam could be a main feature.
Despite the huge storm’s potential to break Alaska weather records, forecasters in Nome say it’s unlikely to cause severe weather in Norton Sound.
Voters in western Alaska bucked state trends in some races, but gave more decisive returns in others.
Population numbers are down, and state and federal restrictions are tight for fish and game in Alaska, which is posing a challenge to subsistence users.
Now, having the buoy in Nome means local users of the buoy’s data can have more influence over where it’s deployed in the future.
Officials at Fish and Game say it’s been a good year for red king crab — so good, in fact, that the harvest was roughly 6,000 pounds over the guideline harvest limit.