780 AM | 96.1 FM 


(907) 443-5221

Diomede’s Power Restored, but Phone Lines Remain Down

Diomede, Alaska

After seven days in the dark, the lights came back on in Diomede last week, just in time for the community to enjoy Thanksgiving dinner. According to the State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC), a technician landed on the Bering Sea island and restored power to the community Thursday afternoon. David Lee, an Emergency Management Specialist […]

Regular Entry Period Ends for 2020 Yukon Quest, Sass Looks for 2nd Win In a Row

A dog team and musher race out of the finish chute, with people cheering them on

The reigning Yukon Quest champion was among the 18 mushers who signed up for the 2020 sled dog race by Friday’s (Nov 29th) regular entry deadline. The Quest will accept 50 total mushers, but anyone entering between now and January 3rdmust pay an extra $500. According to Brent Sass, who won last year’s race in nine […]

Port Commission Discusses Winter Operations, Future of Projects Like Deep Draft Port

Aerial view of Nome's port. Photo: Joy Baker, City of Nome.

As the last boats prepare to haul out for the winter season, the Port of Nome is hoping to move forward with a number of maintenance and construction projects. Last month, Port Director Joy Baker announced that the city had been awarded a $1.6 million-dollar grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA). The EDA […]