Clean Water Action Grants are awarded to projects that serve waters needing to be restored and waters that are at-risk. But Nome isn’t at-risk or in need of renovation, yet.
Mayor Beneville spoke on behalf of Nome during Friday’s dedication to Franklin D. Okleasik at the Bonanza Fuel Tank Farm. Beneville stated, “The City of Nome expresses the gratitude of its residents to the family of Franklin D. Okleasik for his years of dedicated contributions to the community of Nome.”
A 4.8 magnitude earthquake hit the Seward Peninsula early Saturday morning, with an epicenter 22 miles deep and about 100 miles north of Nome.
A resolution urging the Alaska State Legislature to take immediate action on fiscal legislation was voted down during Monday night’s Nome City Council meeting.
“It’s a place she wouldn’t want to go back to,” says Teller resident Blanche Okbaok-Garnie about her great grandmother’s experience at Pilgrim.
Fire Chief Sean Ralston, 36 was taken to the Kotzebue Regional Jail, where he blew a .167 breath alcohol content, more than twice the state’s legal limit.
“There will be no delays. There will be vivid, vibrant colors, and it will be immediate, interactive sharing of data and information back and forth between people,” says GCI’s Heather Handyside.
Tuesday was the ninth and final day of the organized search, but his friends and family say they’ll never stop searching for Joseph Balderas.
36-year-old Joseph Balderas has been reported missing since Monday, June 27th. On July 4, troopers suspended their search “pending any new leads.”
Under the President’s proposed budget to combat the prescription opioid drug epidemic, Alaska would be eligible to receive up to $4 million dollars over two years as a way to support Alaskans’ access to treatment.