This past weekend, teenagers from all over the Norton Sound region participated in Youth Leader Training. Packed into Unalakleet’s high school gym, the young leaders didn’t shy away from tough topics.
Unalakleet will receive the largest single grant on the USDA Rural Development agency’s list totaling 6.6 million dollars. According to Larry Yerich, the public information coordinator for USDA Rural Development, the agency has invested more than $2 billion in rural Alaska since 2009.
KNOM’s photo series #FocusWesternAK continues with a glimpse into the community of Unalakleet.
June’s episode of Story49 chronicles a visit to Thomas Simonsson’s Swedish Delights and Sweet Treats Bakery in Unalakleet.
Hanson completed the qualifying obstacle course in 4:44 for a 13th-place finish. Now he’ll compete for a spot in the National Finals.
This summer, Pilgrim Hot Springs will go from a deteriorating historical site to an operational community garden. At least that’s the vision of Unaatuq, LLC, which owns the property.
The Board of Education for the Bering Strait School District made the decisions Tuesday at a regular meeting in Teller.
An overwhelming crowd showed up in Nome to caucus for a Democratic Presidential nominee. 74% of caucus-goers supported Bernie Sanders.
Buser was “worried” in Unalakleet that a “deep bone bruise” on his leg, from a fall earlier on the trail, would impact his ability to continue in the Iditarod; nonetheless, he said he was determined to mush to Nome.
In Unalakleet, mushers were hoping to hop, skip, and leap-frog their teams toward the top ten. “It’s gonna be a crowded party at White Mountain,” Kelly Maixner says. “I’d better go get there.”