Graphite One says the proposed mine, near Teller, could yield a value of more than $1 billion and provide more than 4 million tons of material each year.
An assault in Teller on Monday morning left three men injured, two of whom were sent by medevac to Anchorage for treatment.
The mine would be located 70 miles north of Nome, along the range-front of the Kigluaik Mountains. The project is still in early stages; construction would not begin for years.
Florian Gomet is traversing the North American continent, from easternmost Canada to westernmost Alaska, and his final goal — the community of Wales — is close in his sights.
“It’s a place she wouldn’t want to go back to,” says Teller resident Blanche Okbaok-Garnie about her great grandmother’s experience at Pilgrim.
The Board of Education for the Bering Strait School District made the decisions Tuesday at a regular meeting in Teller.
“You can tell a lot of people are very proud of their livelihood and where they live,” said Brian Adams.
The 2016 Nome-Golovin Snowmachine Race starts Saturday at noon on Nome’s East Beach.
A six-month-old baby died while traveling with his family to the Valentine’s weekend basketball tournament on February 12.
Teller, Alaska, is a community close to Nome, and KNOM, in more ways than one. This year, our volunteers continued a cherished tradition of making the trek to Teller’s annual, spirited dancing festival.