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Alaska legislators last week failed to overturn Governor Mike Dunleavy’s Fiscal Year 2020 operating budget vetoes. Despite more than two hours of emotional testimonies in Juneau on July 10 as well as...
SENTENCING— Frank D. Lee, left, and his defense attorney converse after Lee was sentenced to 80 years for the killing of William Johnson.
Frank D. “Punchy” Lee, 45, of Teller was sentenced to 80 years flat time in jail for the stabbing death of William Johnson, 31, in Teller on July 14, 2017.  Flat time generally means a convict must...
STAY COOL – Youngsters beat the heat during the peak of the heat wave by getting into the Bering Sea
For three days Nomeites struggled with high temperatures seldom seen so close to the Arctic Circle. “Nome airport was three days at 80°F or higher and that’s only happened one other time, more than...
The following is a special report and update from House Distric 39 Representative Neal Foster in regards to the Governor's recent budget vetoes and the failed override vote: The fight to reclaim our...
A dead bearded seal pup, was one of 24 marine mammals found on June 24 on a barrier island west of Shishmaref.
Alaska Sea Grant agent Gay Sheffield from Nome responded to report of a dead bowhead and a dead grey whale northeast of Shishmaref near Cape Espenburg. Shishmaref locals loaded up in a boat with...
Rural and low-income Alaskans will feel the sting of Governor Mike Dunleavy’s budget vetoes most severely. Dunleavy’s Fiscal Year 2020 budget disproportionately eliminated funding from services...
City spending for causeway dock repair tentatively approved at Nome Common Council two weeks ago doubled Monday evening after a solitary bid from a regional company. At the last regular Council...
Rusty tussock moth caterpillar
The rusty tussock moth has invaded the tundra in the Nome area, an infestation of the species not seen this far north before. The hungry little caterpillars, the larval stage of the moth, chew their...
Governor Dunleavy vetoed $444 million from the operating budget.
On Friday, June 28, Governor Mike Dunleavy announced $444 million of line item vetoes from Alaska’s Fiscal Year 2020 operating budget.   The most substantial reduction was $130 million from the...
KING CRAB – Addy Ahmasuk and Glenn Ivanoff transfer crab to a tote onboard a fishing vessel docked at Norton Sound Seafood Plant Friday.
Norton Sound crab fishermen began dropping their pots into the Bering Sea Tuesday, June 25 at noon. Deliveries to Norton Sound Seafood Products started arriving three days later. The crabs coming in...

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