The board welcomed Nome-Beltz senior Megan Contreras as this year’s student representative. In addition to serving on the board, she serves as president of the student council while also playing volleyball.
At the close of the application period for the upcoming Nome municipal election, three candidates are on the ballot for Common Council Seat F, currently held by Matt Culley. Tom Okleasik and Mark Johnson are registered to challenge Culley in the October 4 election.
Portions of five Nome city blocks will be rezoned from general use to commercial use, following an August 30th ordinance from the Nome Planning Commission and approval on Monday from the City Council. Also approved on Monday: monthly stipends for city employees who also hold elected or appointed positions.
An active search for Hamilton by Bethel Search and Rescue and well as by volunteers from the communities of Grayling, Holy Cross and Shageluk has continued into this week for missing 18-year-old Alfred Hamilton.
Several items, including a firearm, were stolen during a break-in at a camp near Mile 47 on the Kougarok Road last week.
Nome-Beltz runners swept the board with men’s and women’s varsity team wins along with a junior high team win in this weekend’s Nome Classic Invitational.
The Council will commence the meeting at 7pm at City Hall and will adjourn immediately following an executive session to verbally review the City Manager, Tom Moran’s annual performance.
A City of Nome pickup truck was stolen Monday night, then found wrecked and abandoned Tuesday morning on the Kougarok Road. Currently, there are no known suspects.
29-year-old Philip Simeon and 20-year-old Juliana Peterson allegedly forced entry into the Aniak store at 4:00 A.M. Wednesday morning.
As far as what Little wants people to know most: “I just want people to ask questions. If people see this white bus — it says, ‘public transit’ on it — flag me down. I’ll be glad to answer their questions and give them a schedule.”