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Source: Bering Sea Elders Group
President Donald Trump signed an executive order last Friday that rolled back not only outer continental shelf oil and gas development restrictions in the Arctic, Chukchi and Beaufort Seas, but also...
HOUSING CRUNCH IN THE REGION— Savoonga Tribal Vice President Larry Kava visits with Alaska Coalition of Housing and Homelessness Brian Wilson in Savoonga on Thursday April 27.
Last week, Brian Wilson, the Executive Director for the Alaska Coalition of Housing and Homelessness, ACHH for short, visited Nome from Juneau to personally assess overcrowded housing and...
The Nome Common Council unanimously voted April 24 to approve a resolution approving a memorandum of agreement between Norton Sound Health Corp. and the City’s Nome Volunteer Ambulance Dept. “It’s...
The Port of Nome
The Nome Port Commission took delivery on a draft port and harbor development analysis during an April 20 work session. Lorraine Cordova, familiar to City of Nome administration through her work at...
The City of Nome and Norton Sound Health Corp. have moved closer to an agreement over services of Nome Volunteer Ambulance Dept. NVAD, staffed by about 20 volunteers, provides in-city emergency...
INSTALLATION— Alaska Supreme Court Justice Craig Stowers administers the oath of office to Nome Superior Court Judge Romano DiBenedetto as Fairbanks Judge Matthew Christian and Second Judicial District Presiding Judge Paul Roetman look on, on Thursday, April 13 in the Nome Courthouse.
On Thursday, April 13 the main Nome courtroom gallery was filled with a large crowd to witness the installation of Romano DiBenedetto as Nome’s new Superior Court Judge. DiBenedetto was appointed to...
SCHOOL BUDGET DISCUSSION— Nome Mayor Richard Beneville along with Nome Public Schools Superintendent Shawn Arnold led the joint work session between the city council and the board of education on Wednesday, April 12 in Nome’s City Hall. The school board is preparing to ask the City for additional funding for FY18 to make up for their large budget deficit. The board has until the end of April to make their request of the City, and the City must give their final decision by the end of May.
On Wednesday, April 12 the Nome Public Schools Board of Education met with the Nome Common Council in a joint work session to discuss NPS’ current financial situation and their proposed fiscal year...
Nome Beltz Jr.Sr. High School
On Saturday, the Alaska House of Representatives passed the “Education Funding Act” that includes an income tax with the aim to set up a stable revenue stream in order to pay for the state’s...
The Nome Joint Utility System has prepared plans to lay pipe for sewer and water extensions and upgrades along eight or nine stretches of Nome’s streets.
 A draft list of priority capital...
Vickie Erickson
A standing-room-only crowd filed into City Hall Monday evening for a meeting that lasted three hours. 
School funding and a Nome Volunteer Ambulance Dept. contract with Norton Sound Health Corp. drew...

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