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.
Governor Walker’s disaster declaration will give nearly $3 million to Savoonga and Gambell to repair damage left from late 2016 winter storms.
Gambell’s Rodney Ungwiluk spoke with KNOM’s Elder Voices in 2009, sharing stories of his life on St. Lawrence Island.
Represented by public defender James Ferguson, Michael W. Hahn, Jr., pled not guilty to distributing and possessing heroin. Hahn had his original hearing on Saturday after he was arrested in Nome.
35 pro-class teams from around the state will compete in the 2017 Iron Dog race starting Saturday, February 18th, with the halfway ceremony in Nome scheduled for February 22nd.
“I just don’t see this as a benefit to the port in any way,” said Harbormaster Lucas Stotts regarding some of the proposed changes.
Bering Strait communities have a new online tool to share knowledge — and learn new information — that could prove useful in the event of oil spills or other threats to local marine life.
Yukon Quest Executive Directors Natalie Haltrich and Marti Steury, before the race start, delve into the history and deeper purpose of the race, focusing especially on the two nonprofits that operate on both sides of the US-Canada border.