With Alaska’s deficit nearing $4 billion, Foster says cuts are coming and they’ll have major repercussions for the Bering Strait Region.
In January’s Story49, travel to Shishmaref to hear from Esau Sinnok, a youth activist raising awareness about climate change.
The 30-minute TV program, “When the Water Took the Land,” will premiere this Sunday and then air again on Tuesday.
The grant — worth nearly $500,000 — will go towards replacing outdated equipment at all 15 BSSD schools and the district office in Unalakleet.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.”