The NSEDC grants were approved by its Board of Directors on May 4th.
Through combined efforts from Teller and Nome, firefighting personnel were able to enter the structure and contain the fire. According to NVFD, the burnt residence sustained major heat and smoke damage throughout but is still standing and can be repaired.
James grew up on Little Diomede. This week, he shares memories from the holiday season and the hunting season.
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.