The grant — worth nearly $500,000 — will go towards replacing outdated equipment at all 15 BSSD schools and the district office in Unalakleet.
A leaking gas line in Shishmaref has finally been fixed about a year and half after a village public safety officer first discovered an oily sheen along the northern coast of Sarichef Island.
At Seat C, Nancy Mendenhall and John Tidwell are vying to replace Betsy Brennan. Meanwhile, Keith Conger is running unopposed for Seat D.
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.
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.
Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation officials say an analysis of samples taken in 2014 reveal the substance is a mix of “weathered gasoline and diesel.”
Ski, Biathlon Championships in White Mountain Earn Western, Interior Athletes Trip to Arctic Winter Games
A total of five cross country skiers and biathletes from secured a spot at the 2016 international competition in Nuuk, Greenland for their performance in the WISA championship.
With overcrowding at some sites, lack of teacher housing at others, and better Internet needed everywhere, the district is juggling abundant needs with finite capital.
Even though ours is a region plentiful in reindeer, that’s not how Santa Claus — and one of our reporters — traveled to one of the communities KNOM serves for a special visit last month.