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Posts by Zachariah Hughes

Dredges near Belmont Point at the mouth of the Snake River. Photo: Zachariah Hughes, KNOM.

Costs of Nome’s Gold Boom Weighed by City, Chamber, Librarian

Criticism from miners has focused on a recent letter from city manager Josie Bahnke claiming “negative social impacts” from Nome’s offshore gold boom, but others, including the Nome Chamber of Commerce president, say they’re waiting for more information about the gold sector’s costs and benefits to town.

Things left to do: take more pictures, take more trips, eat more salmon.

Bucket List

Without understanding how, July is nearly over and Zach’s about a month away from leaving KNOM and Nome. With that in mind, he makes a list of things he’d still like to do.