Nome’s port, and public safety as it related to substance abuse, were highlighted as top priorities for the three candidates for Nome City Council Seat D.
Fishermen expressed frustration about gear restrictions, closures, and potentially infected fish.
The brothers have been traveling as a duo since Tanana, where Lance Mackey’s hands first gave him trouble in the sub-zero temperatures. But Jason Mackey says he isn’t doing his brother any favors — he’s just lucky to be learning from an Iditarod legend.
In photos: the 119 mile trail run from Tanana to Ruby, and along the way, an oasis: the Kokrine Bible Camp.
A look at Western Alaska’s John Baker and Pete Kaiser midday Wednesday from the trail between Tanana and Ruby.
2015 Yukon Quest champ Brent Sass is disqualified for having a two-way communication device, as top mushers in Iditarod 2015 reach the Yukon River.
Quam dedicated the win to his family after a year of personal loss; Faeo becomes Iron Dog’s first second-generation champ after seven 1st-place wins by father John Faeo.
High water is combining with gear restrictions to restrict subsistence fishing along the Yukon River.
With the alleged gunman arrested and facing murder charges, the Tanana tribal government has voted to banish two men indirectly involved in the shooting deaths of two Alaska State Troopers last week.
Prosecutors in Alaska charged Nathanial Kangas, 19, with two counts of first degree murder in the deaths two Alaska State Troopers last week.