“…there are things from the state protocol that we can implement. One is not bringing the roads down to the bare surface course…two is until -10 degrees running a water truck with calcium-chloride with a dirt truck behind it,” Tom Moran, the City Manager, said regarding Nome’s new dust mitigation plan for next year.
While the water line is frozen, Stebbins will rely on hauling water to the washeteria so residents can continue washing their clothes, take showers, and drink water; but it is unclear how much water this will provide and for how long it can be sustained.
The countdown is on for the start of the 2017 Iditarod Sled-dog race on March 4th.
“How this problem all arose, was the jack-up barge was not elevated to the height that was actually needed… we experienced a significantly larger sea level rise, as well as about twice the predicted wave height,” Harbormaster Lucas Stotts said about how The Eddie ran aground earlier this month.
Mark Johnson was sworn into office by City Clerk Bryant Hammond during the City Council’s regular meeting, which also included an approval of rate increases for NJUS schedules A and B.
Christmastime in rural Alaska is accentuated by the winter solstice, when days begin to brighten. KNOM programming reflects this time of birth, hope, and light, too.
Thanks to your support, the faithful in Western Alaska can hear the weekly Gospel readings and the Word of God at Sunday Mass — even in the many communities where there is no local clergy.
At the beginning of each service year, our year-long volunteers spend a weekend in retreat, preparing for the challenges and joys of the year to come.
One way that we stretch your dollar: by doing station cleaning and other chores ourselves. Since 1971, it’s one of many “other duties as assigned.”
Rural Alaska is an exceptional place for archaeologists to make new discoveries. But in Shaktoolik, as KNOM’s Story49 recently chronicled, researchers are scrambling to uncover the past — before it’s lost forever.