70-year-old Michael Fay of Springfield, MO, is reported to have hurt his back while operating his all-terrain vehicle an estimated 55 miles northeast of Nome.
36-year-old Joseph Balderas has been reported missing since Monday, June 27th. On July 4, troopers suspended their search “pending any new leads.”
A search and rescue is still underway near Nome for 36-year-old Joseph Balderas. If you have any information on his whereabouts, contact the Nome Fire Department at (907) 443-2310.
In their first long-term lease above the Arctic Circle, the U.S. Coast Guard is coming to Kotzebue for the summer — and preparing for summers to come.
The Coast Guard met with locals in Nome in preparation for a busy summer shipping season in the Arctic.
The Arctic is set to see its first large cruise ship this summer, but Nome and many other communities along its route may not be ready for a major disaster at sea.
Nome’s Mayor Richard Beneville, Port Director Joy Baker, and Port Commissioner Megan Alvanna-Stimpfle traveled to the lower-48 to encourage Arctic development in Nome.
The senator’s visit will be her first trip to Nome in almost four years. Nome Mayor Richard Beneville will lead her tour, which will include stops at Nome-Beltz, the port, and Airport Pizza.
On Friday, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed a bill that would encourage infrastructure development at Port Clarence.
A Russian tanker carrying 200,000 gallons of oil ran aground off an island in the North Pacific on November 28th.