Clarence Olanna, 21, has been missing from Brevig Mission since Monday, July 14.
The first spill response drill conducted by the state, fuel shippers, and cleanup crews in the Bering Strait has given a measure for how much is still unknown about handling to oil spills in the region.
Representatives from the public and public sectors are practicing drills near Teller to test what could happen if there’s an oil spill in the Bering Strait, and how they plan on cleaning it up.
The Department of Environmental Conservation is working with one of Alaska’s five Oil Spill Response Organizations on a drill near Teller in the days ahead.
Congratulations to Sandra Dewilde, winner of this week’s morning show photo contest! Summertime in Western Alaska is easily summarized in the photo “Father and Son Cutting Fish…
The AU Grabber is unlikely to appear in Grantley Harbor this season, says the Department of Natural Resources, but not guaranteed.
Amid Nome’s on-going off-shore gold boom, one operation is trying to expand into the waters near Teller and Brevig Mission.
The Bering Straits Native Corporation completed a study on the economic feasibility of developing a support base for arctic traffic at Port Clarence, analyzes regional benefits.
Congressman Don Young is introducing a bill in Washington to speed up developing an area of the Seward Peninsula that many are eyeing as one piece of a future Arctic Port.
Beyond supporting the re-election of Democratic Senator Mark Begich, the convention in Nome endorsed a party candidate for the U.S. House and reiterated support for gubernatorial candidate Byron Mallott.