Unalakleet perseveres through water shortage, looks ahead to future system

By Davis Hovey | January 7, 2022

Unalakleet’s supply of water was running on empty following a nasty freeze-up at the end of December. As the community pulled together to conserve water, there is hope that recent funding from the federal government will help Unalakleet mitigate future water issues.

Nome Board of Education wraps up a successful year

By Miriam Trujillo | December 30, 2021

The last Nome Public School’s Board of Education meeting capped off the year with recognitions.

Shaktoolik, Diomede and Wales to receive new homes after COVID delayed construction

By Davis Hovey | December 23, 2021 |

The COVID-19 pandemic has made it difficult to build homes in Western Alaska. But it’s also provided opportunities for more funding to alleviate some housing issues that exist in the region.

A series of weekly 'love letters' created by rural students, addressed to their home communities. Click below to hear what students love most about where they're from.

The series was produced in collaboration with staff and students at UAF's Rural Alaska Honors Institute.

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