Finances were the central topic of discussion at Nome’s Joint Utility meeting this week, in the wake of a $2.2 million line of credit extended by the Nome City Council.
After meeting in Nome in October, Vancouver-based Graphite One went to Teller this week to meet with the most immediate stakeholders near the potential mining prospect.
Dozens of post offices in Alaska face potentially reduced hours of operation beginning in January 2015.
The Alaska Dept. of Transportation will close Nome’s airport between 6 a.m. and 7 a.m., Monday through Friday, starting this week and through June 1.
The City Council and the Nome Joint Utility grappled with the details of a $2.2 million line of credit at a special session Friday, Nov. 14.
The Department of Natural Resources, or DNR, is holding a land sale for sites in the East Fork Pass — about 40 miles east-northeast of Nome.
The NS450, which has been significantly shortened and even canceled the past two years due to poor weather, is gearing up to run a full race along the Norton Sound coast in 2015.
Crates of fresh, donated produce make their way from a Bethel farm to the XYZ Center in Nome for a fall feast.
With an additional 15,200 votes counted, Republican Senate candidate Dan Sullivan and independent gubernatorial candidate Bill Walker maintained their election leads.
Removing the sales tax exemptions from local churches and nonprofits could bring in up to $300,000 a year, city finance officials say.