Miriam Trujillo, KNOM - Nome

Scattered blueish sea ice in water

Impacts of warming temperatures dominate discussion of Arctic Report Card

Warm temperatures, melting sea ice, ocean debris and permafrost degradation dominated discussion of the NOAA's 2021 Arctic Report Card.
A sky with clouds and a coastline.

Bering Sea survey finds Yukon River chinook populations are low and staying closer to shore

Salmon abundance is down and population distributions have changed, according to NOAA’s 2021 surface trawl survey.
Corks from a gillnet lie on t he black sand in front of beach grass.

Western Alaska villages of Stebbins and St. Michael wrestle with ongoing COVID-19 outbreaks

The communities have put a roadblock in place, and local leaders say they're trying to keep residents apart. Still, they're struggling to enforce restrictions.
A steaming lake in front of mountains.

Pilgrim Hot Spring’s new garden to provide veggies for Bering Strait residents

The hot springs staff recently received the “Gather Grant” from the First Nations Development Institute, and it allowed them to plant a produce garden to distribute fresh vegetables throughout the Bering Strait region.