Many teams were pinned down by the weather for hours, unable to find each other and unsure if they were on the trail at all.
The state emergency management department says the Alaska Village Electric Cooperative is working with regional entities on clearing frozen well transmission lines as well as restoring power to parts of the community.
The National Science Foundation’s Navigating the New Arctic initiative looks at the effects of a warming climate on Arctic communities. But some in the field believe NSF isn’t doing enough to involve Indigenous people who live there.
Wilfried Kuugauraq Zibell said he applied for the Rhodes Scholarship because he wanted to continue his studies of cultural displacement and efforts to revitalize culture.
Maniilaq officials say six of the residents are showing symptoms of the virus, and all of them are medically isolated in Buckland.
While a few positive tests have been recorded in rural Alaska, infections have been mostly concentrated in more urban parts of the state.
Residents of the Northwest Arctic village of Noorvik, where there is no village public safety officer, say their town is feeling increasingly unsafe.
There are several requirements needed to get issued a REAL ID. One of them is two documents showing proof of residence, with a physical address on them.
Fog prevented Mike Dunleavy from being sworn in as governor in Noorvik. But that didn’t stop the community from celebrating.
The transition team said Alaskans can expect a combination of formal events and less formal, family-centered events across the state in December.