JoJo Phillips - KNOM, Nome
The art of skin sewing has long been a treasured skillset in Western Alaska, especially in Central and Siberian Yupik communities, like Gambell and Savoonga.
In rural Alaska villages with no water or sewer and hard to find hand sanitizer and cleaning supplies, following the CDC guidelines to help prevent the spread of disease requires "being a MacGyver at all times."
The Bering Strait School District has sent in-house maintenance to both St. Michael and Shishmaref to provide support.
Federal legislation signed into law in March allows Alaska Native veterans who served between August of 1964 and December of 1971 to claim 160 acres of public land in the state of Alaska
The technology could be used to improve marine and sea ice forecasting, and to track the spread of harmful algal blooms and potentially even toxic spills.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration research vessel Ocean Starr made a stop in Nome before the third and final leg of the Arctic Integrated Ecosystem Program, a multi-year study of fish species in the Chukchi sea.