Alexie Morris, Jr., of Nome drove his ATV out onto the tundra behind Cape Nome, where he was pursued by aircraft until Morris’s four-wheeler became lodged into the terrain. Morris had two warrants for his arrest and is now at AMCC, with bail set at $10,000 for each warrant.
The Fire Marshal’s Office says the cause of the fire was candles left lit in the house. However, the State Medical Examiner’s Office determined Kestler died of natural causes before the fire started.
During citizens’ comments, Vera Metcalf wanted the Council to be aware of the EWC and many of its members’ resolutions for opposing the inclusion of walrus, mammoth, and mastodon ivory in the U.S. ivory ban laws.
In Shaktoolik, archaeology is a race against time. So the whole community has joined in the effort.
After votes were canvassed Monday evening, Kotzebue’s municipal election results were official. Voters chose to continue to permit liquor sales at the Package Store by a margin of more than 2 to 1.
The Children’s Environmental Health Summit brought together tribal leaders, scientists, and a variety of healthcare specialists to discuss environmental pollutants posing a risk to Arctic communities.
The mine would be located 70 miles north of Nome, along the range-front of the Kigluaik Mountains. The project is still in early stages; construction would not begin for years.
Alaska State Troopers received a report of missing persons from Brevig Mission on Wednesday at 1:18pm. Ground searchers located Eleanor Olanna and Herbert Barr on a trail heading towards Wales on Thursday after more than 24 hours of searching.
The KNOM volunteers discuss their working lives at the station, including a feature focus on office fashion trends.
All previously-announced unofficial Municipal election results are now official, including Chuck Wheeler’s appointment to Seat D of the Utility Board, despite Carl Emmon’s challenge to Wheeler’s candidacy and the election results. The official results were canvassed during a City Council special session on Thursday at noon.