Preliminary reports suggest that St. Lawrence Island communities Gambell and Savoonga may have suffered different degrees of damage from this weekend’s storms.
The blizzard currently battering western Alaska is but the first of two storm systems to affect the region this weekend, the National Weather Service says. The second is projected to arrive New Year’s Eve.
What are the challenges — and rewards — of being a first-year newsie in western Alaska? In their audioblog, volunteers Tyler and Davis talk about their experiences covering stories in Nome and environs and working with partners throughout the state.
Last year’s winter was warmer than usual in western Alaska. This year, above normal snowfall may be headed our way.
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.
Last week’s record-breaking warmth was interesting, but Bob Ten Eych with the National Weather Service in Nome says have no doubt: winter is certainly coming.
Caitlin longingly gazes out her window and reflects on the first snow of the season.
In Monday’s news: Savoonga harvested its second whale of the month on Friday; After more than 80 years, polar bear skulls from St. Lawrence Island are…
We’re at the start of our long, sub-Arctic winter. As rain and mud turn to snow and ice underfoot, we, like our listeners, are taking all the steps you’d expect to prepare for the colder months to come.
The snow is starting to accumulate on the mountains, hills, and the tundra. At night, if the sky is clear, you can sometimes see wispy, colorful…