In Tuesday’s news:
- The Nome Common Council discussed the Richard Foster Building, mushing, and other city issues at last night’s meeting;
- Alaska Department of Transportation says highway access to Valdez is indefinitely cut off following avalanches;
- Record winter temperatures were set in Nome yesterday, and warm weather is expected to persist;
- Callan Chythlook-Sifsof, snowboarder with deep ties to the Bristol Bay region, will not be returning to the Winter Games owing to injuries.