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.
After elections last week, the Bering Strait School District’s board of education will feature several familiar faces — and one new one.
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.
Irene Navarro and Charlotte “Jane” Kava are running unopposed for re-election. Aurora Johnson faces competition from Annabelle Cunningham, and Sherman Richard challenges Reggie Barr.
As more than $2.6 million is paid out to summer crab and salmon fishermen, NSEDC’s board met in August to discuss commercial fishing in Norton Sound and beyond.
Now in its fourth year in the region, Lemonade Day involved nearly 300 children around the Bering Strait last year, bringing in more than $6,500 in earnings and another $2,500 in donations.
Watch three videos of Lance and Jason Mackey discussing dog deaths, saving another musher’s team, and if they have another 1,000-mile race left.
Elim’s Eliza Katongan celebrated her 100th birthday in January.