Ben Townsend, KNOM - Nome

Ben Townsend, KNOM - Nome
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an aerial view of a village

Elim, Unalakleet claim feds sidestepped tribal consent in broadband project

A lawsuit from the Native villages claims the U.S. Department of Agriculture awarded nearly $70 million in grants without obtaining their consent.
a musher and his dogs

Veteran musher Ramey Smyth to rebuild Iditarod’s collapsed Burled Arch in Nome

The veteran musher is also the owner of Willow-based Smyth Logwork and Construction, with a family history of building log homes.
a broken arch

Iditarod’s iconic Burled Arch collapses in Nome

The arch, which marks the end of the Iditarod Trail, collapsed Saturday. It was last renovated in 2013.