Davis Hovey, KNOM - Nome
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Nome's Arctic Deep Draft Port contractors must have 95% of the design finalized by the end of November. So far, they are on track.
Tina H. Yi of Nome, who now lives in Anchorage, was the sole owner of the Polaris from 2007 until it burned in October 2017 killing Nome resident Bette Ann Haugen.
Overall this means that Nome residents will be paying 44.5 cents per kilowatt hour of electricity used this winter instead of 35.7 cents.
Workers with the state and Knik Construction hauled over 100,000 tons of material in order to make the Nome-Council road passable again before freeze-up.
Federal Emergency Management Agency staff have disbursed more than $3.3 million to help Western Alaskans rebuild after ex-typhoon Merbok struck the coast last month.
During his visit to Nome the week of Oct. 16, Sen. Dan Sullivan informed residents that funding is secured to build the Arctic Deep Draft Port.
Bo Adams was reported missing Tuesday but seen later that day from the air by Alaska State Troopers. More than a day later, he was found dead — and his family has questions.
The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration is providing $9 million for Western Alaska repairs after last month's powerful storm.
They also spoke with KNOM in Nome about their reactions to the storm damage, their priorities for recovery and resources available to Alaskans.
After spending time in Golovin, Elim and Koyuk, Gov. Mike Dunleavy said there's no substitute for being on the ground and seeing the storm impacts with his own eyes.
While Nome’s downtown area is in good shape after weekend storm flooding, the dock area around Cape Nome and the surrounding landscape are completely changed.
Several communities in the Norton Sound region are struggling with contaminated drinking water days after the significant September storm hit the region.
Nome's Bering Sea Bar and Grill is gone after a fire started in the building on the evening of Sept. 17, as Nome was being buffeted by a powerful fall storm.
Golovin residents are in clean-up mode as their community works to restore power, phone service and clear debris. As the floodwaters recede from the weekend’s historic fall storm, some locals are left with feet...
With a boil water notice in Unalakleet after Western Alaska's massive storm, area communities are asking for drinking water to be flown in.
“In 10 years, people will be referring to the September 2022 storm as a benchmark storm," said a climate specialist.
Fifteen mushers are signed up for this year’s Kobuk 440 sled dog race, set to take off from Kotzebue on Thursday, April 7.
Burmeister has been competing in the Iditarod since his rookie run in 1994, when he was rookie of the year.