Emily Hofstaedter, KNOM - Nome
Florence Okpealuk went missing from Nome over two months ago. But the Nome Police Department isn’t ready to let the case go cold yet.
With hand washing stations made from buckets and locally-made bleach, communities are doing the best they can to cope with coronavirus cases.
Friends and family describe "Flo" as kind and sophisticated, but her upbringing was marred by family tragedy.
The Federal Bureau of Investigations may become involved with the investigation.
The Nome Police Department says it gathered some evidence on the disappearance, but didn't share specifics.
A 33-year-old Alaska Native woman went missing last week, and some think the official response wasn't as fast as it should have been.
The district did not say which sport the athlete was involved in.
Historically, many retired people and elders have worked at the polls but this year many are sitting it out over coronavirus concerns.
Communities like Stebbins with limited access to the road systems are worried about what an outbreak could mean.
It's the first time since the 90s that Nome hasn't seen a cruise ship over the summer.
It's the fourth COVID-19 case for a Norton Sound Healthcare Corporation employee.
Though there isn't a large black population in Unalakleet, the 16-year-old organizer of the march said there are plenty of racial issues in the community.
Beneville was elected mayor of Nome in 2015.
After coronavirus concerns close Shaktoolik checkpoint, residents band together to create spot for mushers to rest outside of town
Shaktoolik is usually a key resting spot for mushers and their sled dogs before they push the 50 miles to the next checkpoint at Koyuk.
Iditarod mushers will still cross the finish line in Nome, but the city has canceled its race-related festivities
The City of Nome will not be hosting any race-related festivities due to concerns about the coronavirus.
The rooms are furnished with beds, a lamp, and shelves. The kitchen is stocked with the essentials like bags of flour, sugar, coffee, and tea.
Many Nome will see higher electric bills when they get their next monthly statement from Nome Joint Utility System.
In a letter to Gov. Mike Dunleavy, Sen. Donny Olson wrote that both Dunleavy and President Trump have a responsibility to ensure the REAL ID mandate is implemented properly so as not to infringe upon Alaskans’ rights to travel.
Gov. Mike Dunleavy's budget proposal for fiscal year 2021 includes funding for 15 additional Alaska State Trooper (AST) positions including one in Nome, one in Unalakleet, and potential new posts in St. Michael, Ambler and Anchor Point on the Kenai Peninsula.