A two-day workshop in Nome is bringing together village leaders, university researchers, and government officials to discuss climate change adaptation in the region.
There was standing room only at Old St. Joe’s as 30 graduates from all over western Alaska accepted their diplomas.
University officials recently visited UAF’s Northwest Campus to discuss the issue of sexual assault in Nome, but it was hard to draw connections between efforts in Fairbanks and actions in Nome.
Each club will help high school students explore potential career paths in teaching. The goal is to encourage homegrown teachers and reduce turnover.
Last Friday, a bearded seal became stranded on Nome’s west side of town. Although it showed some signs of sickness, experts released the seal back into the wild.
A bearded seal came ashore on Nome’s west side of town, and its patchy coat may suggest a type of seal sickness.
Nome’s port, and public safety as it related to substance abuse, were highlighted as top priorities for the three candidates for Nome City Council Seat D.
UAF faces a $20 million shortfall, and that means deeper cuts being felt acutely in Nome and other rural campuses.
The research vessel Sikuliaq docked in Nome on July 21 and opened its doors to local visitors, who had the chance to learn about the ship’s upcoming missions.
Measuring nutrients and toxins along the way, the American Geotraces project on the Coast Guard cutter Healy aims to reach the North Pole by mid-September.