A handful of Census workers in rural Alaska are running out of time to count the tens of thousands of people living off the road system.
The fall whaling season in Utqiagvik didn’t happen last year — veteran whalers said they had never gone that long without seeing a bowhead whale near Point Barrow during that time.
So far, the community has gotten three emergency fuel deliveries via airplane at 3,900 gallons a piece. But, it’s expensive.
Norton Sound Health Corporation will undergo a four-day cleaning and do immediate COVID-19 testing on all of its Nome-based staff
The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recommended every person across the country wash their hands regularly throughout the day to prevent the spread of germs. Some in rural Alaska, without running water, are left asking: How? “That’s easier said than done,” said Frank Oxereok Jr., the mayor of Wales, a small coastal community with a…
The city of Nome confirmed in a Facebook post Monday morning that Mayor James “Richard” Beneville, 75, died overnight from pneumonia at Norton Sound Regional Hospital.
As aging water systems and government bureaucracy threaten the public health of Alaska Native villages across the Bering Strait region, community leaders struggle to obtain funding for critical water and sewer infrastructure.
The Native Village of Shaktoolik is being recognized for their makeshift checkpoint during this year’s unusual Iditarod sled dog race.
Norton Sound Health Corp. announced Tuesday that the Bering Strait region has its first confirmed case of COVID-19.
Iditarod mushers will still be finishing on Front Street in Nome next week, but the city of Nome will not be hosting any festivities.