As storms that were once thought of as extreme become more common, storms that are thought of as impossible — or at least extremely unlikely — start to become real concerns.
The second in a five-part series called “Seeking Protection, Wanting Justice” that explores the community dynamics around sexual assault in Nome — and efforts by law enforcement to heal long-standing mistrust within the Alaska Native community.
Some survivors think law enforcement doesn’t prioritize these kinds of crimes, especially when the victims are Alaska Native.
Historically, local jobs in the STEM field have not gone to St. Paul residents — a problem the project manager says the grant could help with.
The Bering Sea Elders Group called the plan a “milestone” for including Indigenous people in federal conversations and policy on climate change.
Locals know the Alaska SeaLife Center as an aquarium. But it’s also the state’s only permanent rescue and rehabilitation facility for marine mammals.
The tribal health corporation has been able to rapidly expand vaccine eligibility for two reasons. First, it received more doses than expected. Second, many people declined to take it.
After years of waiting, the Arctic Deep Draft Port project in Nome was authorized by Congress on Dec. 21 and is ready to move forward.
While many areas of the nation have fallen behind schedule in their COVID-19 vaccinations, the opposite is happening in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta.
For some of the young Tuluksak volunteers, this is their first time looking for a missing body.