During citizens’ comments, Vera Metcalf wanted the Council to be aware of the EWC and many of its members’ resolutions for opposing the inclusion of walrus, mammoth, and mastodon ivory in the U.S. ivory ban laws.
After votes were canvassed Monday evening, Kotzebue’s municipal election results were official. Voters chose to continue to permit liquor sales at the Package Store by a margin of more than 2 to 1.
The Children’s Environmental Health Summit brought together tribal leaders, scientists, and a variety of healthcare specialists to discuss environmental pollutants posing a risk to Arctic communities.
The mine would be located 70 miles north of Nome, along the range-front of the Kigluaik Mountains. The project is still in early stages; construction would not begin for years.
Alaska State Troopers received a report of missing persons from Brevig Mission on Wednesday at 1:18pm. Ground searchers located Eleanor Olanna and Herbert Barr on a trail heading towards Wales on Thursday after more than 24 hours of searching.
All previously-announced unofficial Municipal election results are now official, including Chuck Wheeler’s appointment to Seat D of the Utility Board, despite Carl Emmon’s challenge to Wheeler’s candidacy and the election results. The official results were canvassed during a City Council special session on Thursday at noon.
Nome City Council will hold a special session to canvass the votes on Thursday at noon and deliberate on Chuck Wheeler’s eligibility to run as a candidate for the Utility Board.
“One of the reasons why I like this class and think it’s very helpful to most inmates, is because it gives them the mindset that there is hope,” said AMCC Probation Officer Joe Jennetten about the last job training workshop.
The Council will meet at 12 noon Thursday, October 6th, for a special session to canvass the unofficial results from Nome’s municipal election.
Preliminary vote counts suggest that Kotzebue will continue to be able to sell liquor within city limits.