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.
The Alaska Board of Fisheries will review commercial, subsistence, and boundary proposals for the Norton Sound and Port Clarence Fisheries.
Senator Lisa Murkowski just wrapped up her first trip to Nome in almost four years, touring local facilities, talking with leaders, and hosting a community meet-and-greet.
“Department of Corrections is the biggest mental health facility in our system. Something’s wrong with that picture,” said Ron Taylor, Department of Corrections commissioner.
On November 5, Exchange asked: what can Alaska’s health, court, and law enforcement agencies do to help people get treatment instead of jail time?
Dividends, board elections, and “Young Providers” awards are on the schedule for BSNC’s annual meeting, set for Saturday, Oct. 3, in Nome’s Mini Convention Center.
The October 1st episode of Exchange featured a live debate between the two candidates running for Nome mayor on the October 6 ballot: Denise Michels and Richard Beneville.
The U.S. Arctic Research Commission covered a range of topics — from fire forecasts to walrus tagging to the nutritional value of reindeer meat.
The storm is causing sea levels to rise, and affected areas should expect some beach erosion.