With ungulate populations in decline, local and state groups want to explore intensive management strategies on the Seward Peninsula—starting with a study of predator-prey relationships.
Board member Don Stiles made the motion. He said, “Communities throughout the region are stuck with high energy costs while the rest of the country is benefiting from low prices in fuel.”
Last weekend, Nome’s Varsity and JV basketball teams squared off against Eielson High School and Brevig Mission at home in the Beltz gym.
On this week’s Sounding Board, we want to hear how you and your community have been affected by Formerly Used Defense Sites and what cleanup efforts you’ve witnessed.
If a one-time funding bill for education doesn’t make it through the legislature, Nome Schools are looking at a cut of $200,000 as they begin drafting next year’s budget.
With overcrowding at some sites, lack of teacher housing at others, and better Internet needed everywhere, the district is juggling abundant needs with finite capital.
I know senior year is busy, but I hope you’ll take the time to read this.
Love, Jenn (a year from now)
At this week’s meeting of the BSSD Board of Education, board members unanimously chose Bolen to remain head of the district. Board Chair Aurora Johnson said he’s “doing an excellent job.”
Two meetings with the Army Corps. of Engineers in Savoonga address the process for cleaning up Northeast Cape, inactive since 1972, but harboring a slew of environmental contaminants.
Women of the Norton Sound are rallying against high rates of cancer, developmental disabilities and other diseases linked to contaminants and former military sites in the Bering Strait.