In Shaktoolik, Dina grew up traveling by dog sled, praising God, and supporting her family.
Bethel High School took home first place in this year’s Alaska Schools Activities Association ASAA 1, 2, and 3A State Championships with 264.5 points. Other teams from the region that scored included Nome, Barrow, and Kotzebue.
The US Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) sent a team to Nome last week to evaluate economic strategies for the Bering Strait Region.
Rural Alaska is an exceptional place for archaeologists to make new discoveries. But in Shaktoolik, as KNOM’s Story49 recently chronicled, researchers are scrambling to uncover the past — before it’s lost forever.
In Shaktoolik, archaeology is a race against time. So the whole community has joined in the effort.
The new plan includes nine critical actions necessary to protect the community from erosion and violent storms.
A two-day workshop in Nome is bringing together village leaders, university researchers, and government officials to discuss climate change adaptation in the region.
Aliy Zirkle does not intend to race for first in Iditarod 2016. She, and Wade Marrs, are striving to hold on to their 4th- and 5th-position standings as they mush towards Nome.
The low-pressure storm system southwest of Saint Lawrence Island is not unusual for this time of year, but it is hitting Nome the hardest.
Harold Soxie was found dead on Monday five miles north of Unalakleet. His death is the seventh the village of 720 has seen in the last month and a half.