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 council is looking to auction off roughly two dozen parcels, including properties the city reclaimed through abatement.
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.
Troopers say 18-year-old Ned Ahgupuk and three 15-year-old boys used a crowbar to pry open a door to the clinic’s medication room before stealing 101 tablets of painkillers and five syringes of morphine.
It was a busy week for the Port of Nome, as two fuel tankers delivered diesel and jet fuel to the city and harbormaster Lucas Stotts prepared for an order of ammonium nitrate later in the month.
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.
Money to go toward JROTC and summer school reading program.
Village Public Safety Officers in Norton Sound just got a boost thanks to NSEDC’s donation of 16 thermal imaging cameras for use in search and rescue missions.