Nome’s landscape is physically altered, with raw material scattered wildly, the coastline reconfigured, and camps that anchored generations of subsistence either flattened or gone.
The declaration would make federal funding and support available for recovery efforts.
Firefighters demolished the building Saturday evening to keep the fire from spreading to other buildings.
The storm destroyed sea berms, knocked homes off their foundations and left some communities with contaminated drinking water.
The storm could be just as damaging as the 2011 Bering Sea superstorm and have similar coastal flood impacts.
Along with her hopes for solving cases and bringing closure to families, Anne Sears says she wants to bring more attention to the problem.
Sass’s first Iditarod victory comes on his seventh try.
The race, in some ways, is back to normal: Mushers are again dashing 1,000 miles to Nome.
The Iditarod has finalized its coronavirus mitigation plan, which requires all mushers and anyone else associated with the race to be fully vaccinated.
Alaska’s congressional delegation announced on Jan. 19 that the Port of Nome will receive a quarter of a billion dollars for future construction.