Unalakleet has struggled with its water system in the past, with almost annually recurring shortages, contamination issues or freezing pipes at the water tank.
The final research cruise of 2021 in the Bering and Chukchi seas came through the region in November.
Bering Straits Regional Housing Authority received additional funds from COVID-related grants and can afford to build more homes in 2022.
Like chinook salmon, NOAA researchers observed chum salmon almost exclusively near Alaska’s shores.
Based on current forecast models, the entire Norton Sound could be covered in ice by the end of November.
Roughly 15% of residents in the remote community of Savoonga have COVID-19, the Norton Sound Health Corporation said this week.
NOAA Fisheries says the whale appears to have swum thousands of miles south from Arctic waters.
In the Northern Bering and Chukchi Seas, there is a growing presence of Alexandrium cysts, an algal bloom that creates harmful saxitoxin.
Alice Bioff’s designs merge traditional and cultural Alaska Native values with modern materials.
An “off-the-shelf” look implies the trash was dumped recently and close to the shore.