Emily Hofstaedter, KNOM - Nome
Norton Sound storms have caused large chunks of the berm to erode this year, necessitating emergency repairs.
Open positions among Bering Strait troopers may mean some incidents don’t make it into public dispatches
Nome's Alaska State Trooper Post (KNOM) Since late October KNOM has reported on four incidents in which Alaska State Troopers responded to a community in the Bering Strait...
The Alaska Marijuana Control Board on Wednesday unanimously voted to revoke Quincy Iyatunguk’s marijuana handler’s permit after he was arrested for allegedly trying to transport heroin to Nome last month.
While the Holy Cross tribal court has been called at least monthly since it started working under a civil diversion agreement in January, it has yet to see repeat offenders.
The project, expected to open in January 2020, will shelter up to 12 women from Hooper Bay and the surrounding region.
As winter closes in, and $5,000,000 for weatherization services cut from the state capital budget, there’s growing uncertainty about what access low-income Alaskans might have for making their homes safer and more energy efficient, especially in Western Alaska.
Nome has test results from sex assault kits, some more than 10 years old. Now it must find a way to investigate the cases.
Many of the returned kits need some type of investigation, but right now NPD says they don’t have the experienced investigators required to do that
State public safety officials assured the audience at the Alaska Federation of Natives convention last week that they are aware of Nome police’s troubles and plan to assist NPD.
Tribes from around the region met at Kawerak’s first Tribal Justice Summit in Nome to talk about what tribal justice could look like for them.
Now that two temporary investigators have left, Nome Police Chief Bob Estes says an audit of old sexual assault cases has stopped.
Five juveniles have already been removed to Juneau and Palmer. In Nome, some are concerned that the region might not ever see the kids again.
The civil rights group alleges that Nome police failed to properly handle the reported rape of former Nome Police dispatcher Clarice “Bun” Hardy in 2017.
This has been Nome’s busiest cruise season to date, leaving some residents to wonder what that means for the future.
With Gov. Mike Dunleavy's line-item budget vetoes finalized, organizations serving Nome and the Bering Strait region are coming to terms with how these cuts will affect their services. In Nome, construction on a new Wellness Center continues.
The primary agenda included discussion on violent crime, missing and murdered Native Americans, and narcotics.
It isn't every day that a 50-year-old message in a bottle washes up on the shores of Western Alaska. But that’s exactly what happened to Tyler Ivanoff near Shishmaref on August 5.
Nome police and Alaska State Troopers are actively searching for a 14-year-old female who may have been abducted.
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