In Tuesday’s news:
- Nome Common Council approves $1.5 million purchase of Nome Alaska Gold Company property near Port of Nome;
- Alaska House of Representatives will consider creating short-term driver’s licenses for temporary residents;
- Senator Lisa Murkowski introduces Congressional bill focused on preventing youth suicides;
- Fishing will not be allowed for early-run king salmon this summer on lower Yukon River;
- State of Alaska has paid nearly $8.7 million in student scholarships.