The Middle Dock project will now take over 200 additional days to complete. However, Port Director Joy Baker says it won’t interfere with port activities.
Ida tells her story of how she left Kotzebue for California, and how she returned years later to teach a new generation the language and culture she had almost forgotten.
A UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter with three crew members and a paramedic from the Nome Volunteer Fire Department located a male and female pair who had attempted to snowmachine to Serpentine Hot Springs.
Dash-8 planes with 29 to 37 seats will be used to take passengers to Kotzebue and back to Anchorage. Ravn Alaska’s first direct flight from Anchorage to Kotzebue departed at 10:15am this morning.
Graphite One says the proposed mine, near Teller, could yield a value of more than $1 billion and provide more than 4 million tons of material each year.
Without four Nome city councilmen present, a quorum could not be reached, and no ordinances or resolutions could be passed. Instead of a regular meeting, open discussion focused on NJUS labor contract negotiations and concerns about the City-run ambulance service losing money.
As part of a 5-year renovation plan, UAF Northwest Campus will renovate four classrooms in May. Amidst budget challenges and a declining, full-time staff, Director Bob Metcalf says increasing access for its 1,300 students remains the focus.
Romano DiBenedetto will preside as the judge in the Nome Superior Court.
During Monday night’s meeting, ordinances amending the General Fund budget, the Port of Nome Fund budget, and others are expected to pass.
Mountain Village’s post office was the site of a recent break-in. Few details are available at this time; postal inspectors from Anchorage are investigating.