Davis Hovey, KNOM - Nome
The positive case was discovered during routine testing.
Last year, Utqiagvik harvested just one whale.
Last year, two Nome high schoolers filed a suit against one of Nome's main mining companies after the vehicle they were driving struck a cable attached to a dredge that was stretched across the road.
Eight communities in the Bering Strait region still lack VPSOs.
The regional health corporation is not releasing the name of the community in which the case was reported.
The mushers and dogs are in good health, Iditarod officials say.
Rick Thoman, a climatologist, called it "a big change from the last couple of years and good news for the region.”
With hundreds of ice seal strandings last year in the Bering Sea, researchers from NOAA Fisheries plan to set sail this April to find out more information about how ice seals are doing with less sea ice, and what might be causing so many to become sick or die
A new prevention model aims to make a dent in Western Alaska's high suicide rate by providing the region with research and strategies, and letting each village decide for itself how to use the information.
Even with an animal control officer, the city pound is frequently at maximum capacity.
The new draft feasibility study acknowledges that project construction could have an effect on various marine mammals.
NOME - Maj. Gen. Torrence Saxe, head of the Alaska National Guard, is on a mission to hire new Guard members in Nome and other rural communities. The Guard has history in the gold rush...
Some Alaskans fear there will be repercussions if they share details about their cramped living conditions, but census leaders say accurate data could reduce overcrowding throughout the state.
The students are still recovering from injuries sustained during the accident, according to an attorney representing one of the plaintiffs.
After seven days in the dark, the lights came back on in Diomede late last week, just in time for the community to enjoy Thanksgiving dinner.
NOAA Fisheries' summer trawl survey shows Norton Sound red king crab are moving, Arctic cod numbers have dropped significantly and Pacific cod are continuing to increase as the Northern Bering Sea ecosystem undergoes drastic change.
The exploratory work has drawn formal opposition from the Native Village of Solomon, as well as dozens of public comments opposing the proposed mine project.
Water levels reached nine feet in Unalakleet, according to NOAA’s tide gauges.