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Driver in Teller Road Wreck Charged with Manslaughter

An Alaska State Trooper cruiser. Photo: Matthew F. Smith, KNOM file.

After an Alaska State Troopers investigation, James Bloomstrand has been charged with driving under the influence and manslaughter for the vehicle rollover on the Teller highway that ejected and killed an 18-month-old infant.

A special visit

Volunteer producer Lucus Keppel had two very special guests last month: his parents Chuck and Beth. The three were reunited during a unique time of year for Nome: the running of the Iditarod sled dog race. Amid all of the busyness of Lucus helping to cover the race, he and his family had the opportunity to […]

October 2006: 28 weeks premature, Sophia Woyte is born

October 19, 2006 In Anchorage, doctors wait as long as they can, but they can’t wait long, and they deliver 2-pound 4-ounce Sophia Woyte, 28 weeks premature. Tom Busch takes pictures of mother and baby and e-mails them to Lynette Schmidt in Nome, who prints and gives them to Sophia’s small worried siblings, to assure […]