Last week, the Federal Subsistence Board voted to close Unit 23 to all but local caribou hunters. The closure will last for one year.
Most shorefast ice is already starting to break away. “I think it’s probably three or four weeks early,” said Robert Keith of the Elim IRA Office.
Nome’s port, and public safety as it related to substance abuse, were highlighted as top priorities for the three candidates for Nome City Council Seat D.
Alaska Wildlife Troopers are searching for the person or people who failed to salvage the meat of a bear shot near Cape Nome.
The U.S. Arctic Research Commission covered a range of topics — from fire forecasts to walrus tagging to the nutritional value of reindeer meat.
Back in March, a family of four departed Nome from under the burled arch to start their trek up the Seward Peninsula. Listen to this KNOM profile featuring audio from their trip and reflections on all they learned.
A B-25J Mitchell bomber left to rust in Nome is being stripped for parts—and may one day be refurbished—thanks to efforts from a Michigan war planes museum and students from across the Bering Strait.
Five people were under observation for after two separate meals of fermented seal flipper in Koyuk. Only three were given the anti-toxin for botulism.
More than 2,000 acres at the point could be transferred to Bering Straits Native Corporation, with several hundred-odd acre footprints for the U.S. Coat Guard and the State of Alaska.
The Corps plans a 2,100-foot extension of Nome’s causeway, the building of a new 450-foot dock, and expanding the port down to a depth of 28 feet.