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El Niño’s contribution to delayed ice formation in the Arctic

Winter usually means a lot of ice for coastal Alaska, but ocean currents near the equator could mean things are looking different this season. Brian Brettschneider, a climate researcher with the National Weather Service, said El Niño is causing warmer water temperatures across the state, causing delayed ice formation along the Bering and Chukchi Seas. […]

Bodies of deceased snowmachiners working to be recovered, Troopers say

The bodies of two missing snowmachiners returning to Nome from Teller were found yesterday (Tuesday, Dec. 12) according to Alaska State Trooper dispatch. Search and rescue teams found the couple in the immediate area of where the snowmachine was spotted. Two Nome residents, 34 year old Charlene ‘Aupee’ Habros and 55 year-old Dustin Gologergen, were […]