The satellite used to record sea ice data in the Arctic malfunctioned in April, and scientists are scrambling to calibrate a month of missing data.
Gladys Aningayou was last seen Thursday evening. Gambell residents have searched the community, including abandoned buildings and camps, but they’ve found no sign of Aningayou.
Nome’s City Council discussed how to deal with declining revenue at its mid-day work session Thursday.
On Friday, the students of Anvil City Science Academy will perform condensed versions of three Shakespearean plays.
Laura looks ahead to the upcoming fishing season and the transitions spring will bring.
At a work session Thursday night, City Finance Director Julie Liew said port revenue is expected to increase by more than 12 percent next year.
An ice jam from the nearby Inmachuk River flooded the only road to the village’s airport.
The school board has also approved a new literacy program for Nome Elementary and new social studies textbooks for Nome-Beltz Jr/Sr High.
In the May episode of Story49, learn the history of Nome’s White Alice towers from John Handeland.
What does it take to manage the waste of an entire community in rural Alaska? In Nome, it’s the job of just one man.