The order will fund $19.4 million annually for rural Alaska communications over a ten-year time frame, through 2025.
The 2017 race from Anchorage to Fairbanks starts on February 18th, with halfway ceremonies in Nome scheduled on February 22nd.
Official runoff election results confirmed Mark Johnson took home 338 votes, while Matt Culley received 146. 484 counted votes, excluding 4 questioned ballots discounted by the State, were cast during the runoff between Culley and Johnson.
Join KNOM every Wednesday at 11am and again at 6pm for the rebroadcast of the beloved series, Elder Voices. This week’s show featured Dan Karmun, from Deering.
Victor Karmun and Greta Schuerch started their terms on the National Park Monument Subsistence Resource Commissions on October 26th. Ronald Huffman will begin his new term on the Alaska Veterans Advisory Council on November 10th.
The 2016 dividend will be $3.50 a share. A special Elder dividend will give $500 to BSNC shareholders 65 years of age or older.
The Coast Guard is expected to return to Kotzebue in Summer 2017.
As of Tuesday night’s first count, challenger Mark Johnson led incumbent Matthew Culley by a margin of more than 2-to-1. A total of 482 votes were submitted for the municipal runoff, says Nome City Clerk Bryant Hammond.
When the Richard Foster Building celebrated its official opening this weekend, program directors celebrated an open avenue to pass on cultural knowledge.
These are unofficial results. The Nome City Council will meet on Thursday, November 3rd at 12 o’clock noon in the Richard Foster Building for a Special Session to canvass the results.