Hattie Keller, the newly appointed Inupiaq Director for Kawerak, says they have hired two staff members to teach a group of young children at Shishmaref’s language nest.
When emergency firefighting crews arrive on the scene of a rural Alaska wildfire, how do they strategize a plan of attack? This year’s Interagency Crew Boss Academy teaches firefighters just that.
Ransom Bradley is being held on bail set at $1,000 and will be arraigned at the Nome Courthouse on May 23rd.
Councilman Gerald Brown’s motion to table the snow and ice ordinance passed unanimously. All new ordinances on the agenda also passed on to the second reading phase, including one authorizing the City to purchase property from Arctic Gold Mining.
Through combined efforts from Teller and Nome, firefighting personnel were able to enter the structure and contain the fire. According to NVFD, the burnt residence sustained major heat and smoke damage throughout but is still standing and can be repaired.
In Shaktoolik, Dina grew up traveling by dog sled, praising God, and supporting her family.
In a chat with KNOM, Nome’s new animal control officer, Dawn Ubelaker, shares expectations and preliminary experiences coming into the job, her background, and what she hopes to accomplish in the role.
Following the conclusion of the work session, the Nome City Council will determine the fate of an ordinance which would require property owners within city limits to remove snow and ice from public sidewalks that are adjacent to their properties.
From planning stages, to rehearsal, to showtime: listen to this month’s “Dearest Alaska” to hear all about the world premiere of Stephen Lias’ “Between the Tundra and the Sky.”
Graduating seniors Katie Beans of St. Mary’s and Ezekiel Eakin of Kotzebue are among twenty-five students from around the state selected to receive the one-time scholarship totaling $4,000.