GCI anticipates the expansion to Red Dog Mine and Noatak to be completed in 2017.
GCI recently announced plans to bring high-speed internet to ten more communities in the region this year. Stebbins is on that list, and while many are excited for faster service, some fear their subsistence lifestyle could suffer.
NSHC ranks #6 on “Top 20 Most Beautiful Hospitals in the U.S.”
Join the many who chose to jump into the Bering Sea for Nome’s annual Polar Bear Swim on this episode of Dearest Alaska.
As springtime arrives in the sub-Arctic, the melting of our region’s ice cover is one of the clearest signs of the new season. It’s no surprise that ice — especially the lack of it — been a frequent subject of KNOM News’ recent stories.
In the first season shortened by a new quota, winter fishermen harvested the allowed 41,376 pounds of red king crab in just over a month.
Commercial fishermen are on par with last year’s record-breaking catch, but they stand to make less money because of a new, reduced quota.
Last weekend, snowmachiners got a taste of trail conditions Iron Dog racers will face on their snowmachines this year.
Norton Sound’s winter crab fishery finally opened Monday after poor sea ice delayed commercial crabbers for about a month.
The Board of Fisheries considered limiting the gillnet size in Norton Sound’s Subdistrict 1, eventually deciding against it, and passed all 6 Arctic proposals.