Sen. Lisa Murkowski addressed more than port development last week. One of the biggest topics was Unalakleet’s water crisis.
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.
Harold Soxie was found dead on Monday five miles north of Unalakleet. His death is the seventh the village of 720 has seen in the last month and a half.
Mitch reflects on the trip he took over the weekend.
The grant — worth nearly $500,000 — will go towards replacing outdated equipment at all 15 BSSD schools and the district office in Unalakleet.
Alaska State Troopers have suspended the search for 74-year-old Vivian Foote, last seen near her Unalakleet home on Wednesday.
Search efforts in Unalakleet have entered their fifth day, as the community continues looking for 74-year-old Vivian Foote.
Nome Elementary School will host two performances of Assimilation — Saturday, Nov. 14 at 7 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 15 at 2 p.m.
“Department of Corrections is the biggest mental health facility in our system. Something’s wrong with that picture,” said Ron Taylor, Department of Corrections commissioner.
On November 5, Exchange asked: what can Alaska’s health, court, and law enforcement agencies do to help people get treatment instead of jail time?