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Search Ongoing for Elim Man Missing Since September

Elim in winter. Photo: KNOM File.

Volunteer searchers continue to look between Elim and Golovin for a missing Elim elder who was last seen on September 23rd. According to Alaska State Troopers, he wasn’t reported missing until October 3rd. Troopers believe 70-year-old Tommy Saccheus, Sr. tried to walk from Golovin to Elim by himself, a distance of approximately 28 miles. Trooper […]

New Domestic Violence Shelter Coming to YK-Delta

The community of Hooper Bay has never had a domestic violence shelter before but that is expected to change in January, 2020. At that time, shelter staff say they hope to be operating a 24/7 shelter to serve women and their children. Emma Smith, the Victims’ Services Coordinator for the Hooper Bay Victims Services Project […]

Port Secures $2-Million to Repair Crucial Boat Ramp

Port of Nome

The Port of Nome is moving forward with a repair project for the Inner Harbor launch ramp after a $1.69 million grant from the federal government.  Port Director Joy Baker says the ramp was built in 2005 and primarily is used for launching larger fishing vessels, dredges, and to ship cargo. “It’s seen a great […]