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Nome Resident, Mt. Edgecumbe Graduate Headed to Harvard

From the tundra to the Ivy League- Nome resident and 2024 Mt. Edgecumbe High School (MEHS) graduate is heading to Harvard in the fall. Cash Arrington applied to 18 colleges in hopes of at least one admission. To his surprise, the most attractive offer came from the one school he wasn’t even expecting to say […]

June 6: Rick Thoman’s Climate Highlight for Western Alaska

The following is a transcript from Rick Thoman’s weekly “Climate Highlight for Western Alaska” provided to KNOM Radio. Thoman is a Climate Specialist with the Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Spring 2024 in Nome saw far above normal precipitation, but only slightly above normal temperatures. The March […]

Elim Passes Resolution Opposing Panther Minerals’ Boulder Creek Exploration

The Native Village of Elim has passed a resolution seeking government to government consultation in regards to Panther Minerals’ Boulder Creek uranium exploration program. The resolution passed 20-0 at a tri-entity meeting with the City of Elim and Elim Native corporation held on May 30.  The Canadian mining company’s summer exploration program has been the subject […]