Emily Hofstaedter, KNOM - Nome
Under new leadership, the Nome Police Department has made some positive reforms, but advocates say a lot more work needs to be done to repair trust with the community.
Advocates say the way the 1982 Alaska statute on sexual assault is written places an impossibly high burden on women to prove they were assaulted.
On his first day in office, Biden signed an order reinstating the Northern Bering Sea Climate Resilience Area, which includes protections from off-shore oil and gas leasing in the Norton Sound.
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.