A dead bearded seal pup, was one of 24 marine mammals found on June 24 on a barrier island west of Shishmaref.
Alaska Sea Grant agent Gay Sheffield from Nome responded to report of a dead bowhead and a dead grey whale northeast of Shishmaref near Cape Espenburg. Shishmaref locals loaded up in a boat with Sheffield and set out to find the dead whales.
City spending for causeway dock repair tentatively approved at Nome Common Council two weeks ago doubled Monday evening after a solitary bid from a regional company.
Rusty tussock moth caterpillar
The rusty tussock moth has invaded the tundra in the Nome area, an infestation of the species not seen this far north before.
Governor Dunleavy vetoed $444 million from the operating budget.
On Friday, June 28, Governor Mike Dunleavy announced $444 million of line item vetoes from Alaska’s Fiscal Year 2020 operating budget.  
KING CRAB – Addy Ahmasuk and Glenn Ivanoff transfer crab to a tote onboard a fishing vessel docked at Norton Sound Seafood Plant Friday.
Norton Sound crab fishermen began dropping their pots into the Bering Sea Tuesday, June 25 at noon. Deliveries to Norton Sound Seafood Products started arriving three days later.
FIRST HALF MARATHON— Carol Seppilu, center, with bib nr. 3834, at the start line of her first half-marathon race at Cape Nome in July 2016. Since then she has finished several long distance races.
“I started running in 2014,” began Carol Seppilu. “I remember the day very well. I was depressed and overweight, severely obese. It was hard just getting out of bed.”
A dead bearded seal pup, was one of 24 marine mammals found on June 24 on a barrier island west of Shishmaref.
Rusty tussock moth caterpillar
Governor Dunleavy vetoed $444 million from the operating budget.
KING CRAB – Addy Ahmasuk and Glenn Ivanoff transfer crab to a tote onboard a fishing vessel docked at Norton Sound Seafood Plant Friday.
FIRST HALF MARATHON— Carol Seppilu, center, with bib nr. 3834, at the start line of her first half-marathon race at Cape Nome in July 2016. Since then she has finished several long distance races.
The following is a special report and update from House Distric 39 Representative Neal Foster in regards to the Governor's recent budget vetoes and the failed override vote: The fight to reclaim our state and protect rural interests is far from...
Rural and low-income Alaskans will feel the sting of Governor Mike Dunleavy’s budget vetoes most severely. Dunleavy’s Fiscal Year 2020 budget disproportionately eliminated funding from services intended to benefit residents in rural areas as well as...
A dead bearded seal pup, was one of 24 marine mammals found on June 24 on a barrier island west of Shishmaref.
Alaska Sea Grant agent Gay Sheffield from Nome responded to report of a dead bowhead and a dead grey whale northeast of Shishmaref near Cape Espenburg. Shishmaref locals loaded up in a boat with Sheffield and set out to find the dead whales. The...
City spending for causeway dock repair tentatively approved at Nome Common Council two weeks ago doubled Monday evening after a solitary bid from a regional company. At the last regular Council meeting June 24, the panel heard beginning estimates...
Rusty tussock moth caterpillar
The rusty tussock moth has invaded the tundra in the Nome area, an infestation of the species not seen this far north before. The hungry little caterpillars, the larval stage of the moth, chew their way through a wide variety of vegetation. Brown...
Governor Dunleavy vetoed $444 million from the operating budget.
On Friday, June 28, Governor Mike Dunleavy announced $444 million of line item vetoes from Alaska’s Fiscal Year 2020 operating budget.   The most substantial reduction was $130 million from the University of Alaska’s budget. This comes in addition...
KING CRAB – Addy Ahmasuk and Glenn Ivanoff transfer crab to a tote onboard a fishing vessel docked at Norton Sound Seafood Plant Friday.
Norton Sound crab fishermen began dropping their pots into the Bering Sea Tuesday, June 25 at noon. Deliveries to Norton Sound Seafood Products started arriving three days later. The crabs coming in are big and healthy, but the small quota means...
FIRST HALF MARATHON— Carol Seppilu, center, with bib nr. 3834, at the start line of her first half-marathon race at Cape Nome in July 2016. Since then she has finished several long distance races.
“I started running in 2014,” began Carol Seppilu. “I remember the day very well. I was depressed and overweight, severely obese. It was hard just getting out of bed.” Seppilu’s friend Crystal Toolie was running marathons and encouraging her to run...

Obituaries

Patrick Pushruk
Patrick was born November 22, 1995 to Patrick “Rudy” Herbert Pushruk and Rebecca Jane Pushruk. His famous nickname was “Peanut.” He appreciated being called Patrick and Omik...

Education

Bob Metcalf is retiring from his position as Director of the Northwest Campus and the process of selecting a new director is drawing to a close. The two finalists are Dr.

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