For the tenth Ministerial meeting of the Arctic Council, which took place last week in Fairbanks, Nome mayor Richard Beneville represented the local municipality as a member of a group of many other mayors from different Arctic towns. This group is known as the Northern Mayors, which Beneville says he was humbled to be a part of.
KNOM’s Davis Hovey and Mayor Beneville discussed the purpose of this group and some of the final resolutions that were passed. Beneville also has a significant announcement for the people of Nome that came out of this Arctic Council, regarding a major conference now slated for the city in 2021:
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