The Alaska Board of Fisheries will review commercial, subsistence, and boundary proposals for the Norton Sound and Port Clarence Fisheries.
Alaska State Troopers arrested 18-year-old Rylan Snowball of Stebbins on the pending charge of first-degree assault.
Larry Kobuk died in January after being restrained at the Anchorage Correctional Complex. His was one of many inmate deaths that led Gov. Bill Walker to call for a review of Alaska’s Department of Corrections.
While newcomer Patrick Johansen defeated Don Stiles for Nome’s board seat, incumbents claimed victory in Elim, Savoonga, and Teller.
After elections last week, the Bering Strait School District’s board of education will feature several familiar faces — and one new one.
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.
The U.S. Coast Guard and other agencies held a meeting in Nome to start the revision process, which will take about a year.
Nome voters will cast ballots for mayor, city council, school board, and the utility board; voters in Nome, Elim, Savoonga, St. Michael, and Teller will also vote for their NSEDC board member.
The storm is causing sea levels to rise, and affected areas should expect some beach erosion.
Firefighters from St. Michael, Kaltag, and Chevak are among those offering support in the Lower 48.