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Sivoy Miklahook traveled to Russia without a visa under a revived program that allows some freedom of travel for indigenous residents in both nations. But with his return flight canceled, Miklahook risks being stranded in Russia when his allowed time expires.
In a repeat of events familiar to Nome residents after last summer, a local dog was gored by a bull musk ox Wednesday, before the musk ox was killed.
Yukon River chinook salmon have reached Canada, and Alaska biologists say theyve met nearly all escapement goals along the river and are confident theyll see enough of the prized king salmon crossing the border to satisfy treaty requirements.
Nome Superior Court Judge Timothy Dooley, facing accusations of professional misconduct, has responded to the allegations, denying any wrongdoing or any pattern of behavior unbecoming a judge.
One of the nations few icebreakers will take a team of researchers this summer through the Bering Strait and to the North Pole -- as part of an international effort to study the chemistry of Arctic waters.
A young woman who traveled to Little Diomede to speak at the schools graduation died at the community school and was found early Tuesday morning. Alaska State Troopers said foul play is not suspected and that the woman experienced health-related issues prior to her death.
A disagreement between neighbors living several miles outside Nome city limits is set to go to trial on June 1 over a dispute that centers on whats acceptable when it comes to noise -- and smell -- from a dog kennel.
When one of the four generators at the Emmonak power plant caught fire, the entire plant shut down. A fire brigade team and volunteers spent several hours containing the flames.
The company that provides regular helicopter service to the island of Little Diomede in the Bering Strait says a combination of weather and mechanical issues has kept them from flying. Residents say that despite just a single mail and cargo delivery in the last month, they are getting by.
A Nome man has been arrested and faces multiple felony charges after he struck an officer with his car while fleeing a traffic stop and was arrested after ditching the vehicle and fleeing on foot, police said.
The Corps' plan includes a 2,100-foot extension of Nomes causeway, the building of a new 450-foot dock and dredging the port down to a depth of 28 feet.
It's been nearly three weeks since the only helicopter regularly flying to the ultra-remote Alaska community of Little Diomede has been down for maintenance, and the community is growing more worried each day that essential foods and medicines might run out -- or already have.
Alaska Airlines regular evening flight into Nome was diverted Thursday after the plane, en route from Kotzebue, diverted to avoid ash from the Russian Volcano Shiveluch. The plane flew on to Anchorage safely and regular flights are expected to resume today.
Backers of an ambitious project to build a fiber-optic cable between England and Japan beneath Arctic waters -- and in the process bring high-speed Internet to remote coastal Alaska -- say the undertaking has seen delays that will push the arrival of service back until at least 2016.
Opposition to a number of sales tax proposals in the Alaska community of Nome was widespread at Monday's city council meeting, with a proposal that would remove a sales tax exemption for churches and nonprofits dying on the table.