As new noise, firearm, and marijuana ordinances are readied for public consumption, the city council is preparing to interview two candidates for the city manager job.
Josie Bahnke will lead Alaska’s Division of Elections after Lt. Governor Byron Mallot asked for the resignation of current Elections head Gail Fenumiai.
Nome’s role in the future of Arctic shipping was the main topic of discussion at the most recent Nome Port Commission meeting.
Newly-arrived volunteer Mitch recounts a long drive along one of Western Alaska’s few highways: the Kougarok Road.
Nome Public Schools is again hoping a donation of of $150,000 from Sitnasuak Native Corporation will fund JROTC; if that doesn’t happen, the district may be forced to eliminate the program.
A young man leaves his village and his family after his father reprimands him. On his journey, he encounters a beautiful woman whose people welcome him. But all is not well…
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.
Wales is creating a polar bear patrol with help from the Alaska Nanuuq Commission, the North Slope Borough, the World Wildlife Fund, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Western Alaska is in midst of one of the best salmon runs in decades, and that means fishermen are catching record numbers of chum.
As Chinook salmon make it to spawning grounds in Canada, subsistence fishing along the Yukon ebbs as fishermen await fall chums.