Police officials aren’t yet classifying the human cause of the fire yet, but a few families have been moved into new permanent residences. Those still hoping to help can contribute monetary donations.
At the end of this successful season, over $4 million paid to fishermen in the Norton Sound region.
Lab results testing for oil on two seals recently harvested near Gambell have come back negative. The Coast Guard says there’s no conclusive report on the potential oil sighting in the water by Wales and Shishmaref.
The public hearing on Ballot Measure 4 in Kotzebue earlier this month yielded more questions than answers about how the “Bristol Bay Forever” initiative would be implemented, if it passes the vote in November.
Nome Public Schools are out $12,500—that’s in overdue lunch money that’s been accumulating for years. Figuring out how to collect those outstanding debts was the topic of Tuesday night’s school board work session.
The September 8 City Council meeting saw updates on a few projects in Nome—including local construction and work on the Richard Foster building.
Two seals recently harvested off Gambell were found coated with a dark oily substance. While the hunters on St. Lawrence Island believe it was oil on the animals’ coats, testing done by the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation has not confirmed that.
Call in Thursday at 10 a.m. to share how you’re using your $1,884 check this year.
That’s more than double last year’s PFD of $900, and estimated to be the third largest PFD on record.
The tail end of summer is going out with a bang—and quite a bit later than usual this year, with a September thunderstorm in Nome.