Communities statewide can keep alcohol out using the local option, and may use a similar tool to keep marijuana, a drug soon to be legal in Alaska, out as well.
“What is this year going to mean?” volunteer Jenn asks. “Who are we going to be next year when the days start to grow longer again, when the icy, liquid-metal sea melts back to blue?”
At the end of this successful season, over $4 million paid to fishermen in the Norton Sound region.
Alaska telecom company GCI says it’s preparing to roll out a 3G cellphone network in mid-October—the first of its kind in Nome—with 3G service expanding to Kotzebue and Unalakleet by mid-November.
Federal officials visited Nome and Unalakleet Friday to get a first-hand account of the region’s transportation and infrastructure needs.
Without understanding how, July is nearly over and Zach’s about a month away from leaving KNOM and Nome. With that in mind, he makes a list of things he’d still like to do.
If you live near the Norton Sound, get ready for salmon.
Henrietta “Tia” Wilson, Rose Towarak, and Ella Agibnik were honored with a special retirement party Thursday evening in Unalakleet.
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.
Curious about how a high school prom in small communities off Alaska’s road system differs from the Lower-48 archetype, Zach went to Unalakleet’s prom on Saturday.