The victim, whose name has not yet been released, was medevaced to Bethel and is reportedly in stable condition.
The City of Nome and many commercial establishments expect to take a financial loss this year as one of Nome’s biggest tourist events falls casualty to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Chevak Vice Mayor Ulrich Ulroan said that there were strong crosswinds at the time of takeoff.
Recent storms have battered the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta coast and dumped many feet of snow in various places. Some are saying this is more snow than they’ve seen in decades.
A third of the community is without water and sewer following the fire.
Rather than turn her back on the school system which had denied her parts of her culture as a child, Green set out to make it better.
No one was injured, but the building was a total loss.
Residents of Western Alaska villages pay several hundreds of dollars a month for data speeds that max out at 10 Mbps.
Some Y-K Delta residents say that the high cost of internet access is not even the main problem. In some cases, there is no internet regardless of how much people are willing to pay.
On Saturday, Israel Hale became the first disabled competitor to ever finish the full 2,600-mile Iron Dog race.