The Alaska Judicial Council met in Nome early Thursday afternoon to hold a final public hearing before nominating two out of the five applicants for Nome Superior Court Judge. John Earthman and Romano DiBenedetto were selected by a margin of 4 votes to 2.
Dearest Alaska: Fab Lab
In the December episode of "Dearest Alaska," we see what puts the "fab" in "Fab Lab."
In Nome, the ocean is starting to freeze over, which means the KNOM volunteers are beginning to think about what they’ll be able to do, in the coming months, on the soon-to-be-solid Bering Sea.
Nome’s public hearing on the Superior Court judge vacancy will be held at the Courthouse tomorrow, December 8th, starting at 1:30 pm. The public is encouraged to attend or call-in with comments.
“We just evaluated it (Rock Creek Mine) and decided that in the near term, the best move for Bering Straits was to reclaim the land and get the mine back to a stable environment,” Dan Graham said of BSNC and its subsidiary, Alaska Gold Company, which reclaimed the Rock Creek Mine site.
Just before 2am Saturday, the Bethel Fire Department responded to a blaze at trailer 29. After extinguishing the fire, responders found the remains of two bodies inside.
An assault in Teller on Monday morning left three men injured, two of whom were sent by medevac to Anchorage for treatment.
Ora Gologergen was born in Gambell in 1916. Hear tales of her childhood from stories she shared during her 2008 interview in Savoonga.
Recently, KNOM’s Davis Hovey and Doctor Theobald discussed the opioid epidemic, the “Chasing the Dragon” documentary about the life of an opiate addict, and potential help or resources for those struggling with addiction.
321,271 ballots were counted in Alaska in the 2016 General Election. 60.77% of Alaskan voters turned out for this year’s election.
Alaska Army Guardsmen with the 1st Battalion, 207th Aviation Regiment located the two men an estimated 40 miles east of Nome.