Amid discussions of the still-forming city marijuana laws, the Nome City Council also approved an electricity rate hike and operating budget for the city utility.
Sounding Board: Money and Politics
This week on Sounding Board, we're talking politics. Falling oil prices mean big budget problems for Alaska, and we want to hear your solutions.
If you missed the Walker and Mallott Inaugural Parade in Nome, listen to coverage here!
Independence is great, thinks volunteer Jenn, but it’s okay to ask for support, too. “Vulnerability is not weakness, and human beings were not made to survive, or thrive, alone.”
Courtney thinks about the dangers of over-thinking her life in Nome.
In response to the increasing cost of higher education, Norton Sound students will receive a boost in scholarships through NSEDC this year.
Arnold has been interim superintendent since his predecessor resigned in December; he came to Nome in July as the district’s director of human resources and special programs.
The Nome Board of Education has announced the two finalists to be interviewed for the superintendent position: interim superintendent Shawn Arnold and Anvil City Science Academy principal Todd Hindman.
The National Weather Service says an ash cloud, the result of an eruption from the Shiveluch volcano on the Kamchatka Peninsula, moved over the Norton Sound Thursday night.
An audit for 2013 finds the accounting practices for the city’s utility are sound, but operating at a loss that could lead to debt struggles down the road if changes aren’t made.
Kristin travels to Elim for an elder’s 100th birthday and then returns to Nome to celebrate her own 23rd.