A Savoonga Village Police Officer reported Harlan Kingeekuk missing four days after he left on a four-wheeler to visit an archaeological dig site. He never made it to the St. Lawrence Island site; his body was recovered Thursday evening with signs of apparent hypothermia.
“It’s an honor to help bring this long journey to a positive end,” stated Director Neil Kornze of the Bureau of Land Management.
A new law in California bans the sale of all ivory products, including walrus ivory.
Gladys Aningayou was last seen Thursday evening. Gambell residents have searched the community, including abandoned buildings and camps, but they’ve found no sign of Aningayou.
Alaska Community Action on Toxics (ACAT) was in Nome last week. The visit focused on one of the biggest toxic impacts in the Bering Strait: cancer.
The Board of Education for the Bering Strait School District made the decisions Tuesday at a regular meeting in Teller.
Savoonga’s second whale of the season draws Emily out to an island that she never thought she’d get the chance to visit.
A whaling crew from Savoonga landed its second bowhead of the season this week.
In February, we began taking steps to make our Alaska Native music broadcasting even better, by inviting the Nome-St. Lawrence Island Dance Group into our studio.
A new program on KNOM offers “audio postcards” from different places and different moments of daily life in Western Alaska. Learn more about the show Dearest Alaska.