At its Jan. 23 meeting, the City Council approved the transfer of three licenses from EZ Cab to Mr. Kab, after talks about the appropriate number of taxis in Nome, overall.
Rayne Aukongak — one of two men recently arrested in Nome on suspicion of distribution and possession of heroin — requested during a preliminary hearing on Monday that his attorney be fired for misrepresentation.
After arraignment in Nome last week, a preliminary hearing is scheduled for Charles on Thursday, January 26th, at the Unalakleet Courthouse.
An estimated 75 to 100 Nome residents were in attendance at its Women’s March. They took to the street with signs displaying a wide array of messages: slogans about women’s empowerment alongside some anti-Trump sentiment.
Pete Kaiser is the winner of the Kuskokwim 300 dog sled race for the third straight year; he crossed the finish line in his hometown of Bethel at 10:37am Sunday morning.
Before tonight’s City Council meeting adjourns, a resolution could be passed that would divvy up funds from the 2016 NSEDC community benefit share. The Council received 15 proposals by the January 5th deadline from organizations asking for a portion of the $150,000 share.
Strutz made the announcement Friday, stating his retirement will be effective on May 31, 2017.
Power for most of Diomede was restored Wednesday after five days of downtime. The exact cause of the community-wide outage remains unknown.
Friday night, 20 teams will depart from the Kuskokwim 300 starting line in Bethel, vying for the champion’s share of the largest K-300 purse to date: $150,000 in total.
Port Director Joy Baker said they should “carefully consider whether a tariff increase this year would be a wise move.”