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Gov. Dunleavy To Discuss Budget in Nome During Controversial Public Forum

Overhead view of people gathering at a meeting with woman speaking at a podium up front.

Gov. Dunleavy announced on Monday a series of statewide discussions on his proposal for the permanent fiscal plan. One such discussion is scheduled for Nome on March 27. But some say the conditions imposed upon attendees will curtail their ability to fully voice opinions. “People in my district, in Nome in particular, were feeling very disenfranchised,” said state Senator Donny Olson.

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Anthropological Association Gathers in Nome

The 46th Annual Meeting of the Alaska Anthropological Association was February 27–March 2, and for the first time ever, it was held in Nome. Its 140 participants and 110 presenters included anthropologists from across Alaska and the US, as well as several international participants from Greenland, Denmark, Canada, and the UK.

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