Shawn Arnold has been interim superintendent since his predecessor resigned in December, after coming to Nome in July as the district’s director of human resources and special programs.
An audit for 2013 finds the accounting practices for the city’s utility are sound, but operating at a loss that could lead to debt struggles down the road if changes aren’t made.
Nome hosted a unique performance this week when Kira Eckenweiler, an opera student at the University of Alaska Anchorage, shared her talent with a local audience.
Nome Schools Interim Superintendent Shawn Arnold says for educators in Alaska, 2015 has been called the “triad year”—with three major state-wide updates soon to be implemented: new instructional standards, new educator evaluations, and new state assessments.
On budget with the city’s new museum, library, and cultural center, the City Council addressed the utility’s loans before discussing how to spend an NSEDC donation and how to eventually deal with legal marijuana sales.
Gilbert Olanna, 31, already faced one charge of first degree murder. The grand jury indictment means he faces two additional charges of second degree murder in the death of Esther Lincoln.
Elim’s Eliza Katongan celebrated a big milestone last week: she’s been alive for a century, and she says it feels good.
“I think we’ve got enough information to show that with regard to caribou, it’s not an easy answer,” said Kotzebue-based ADF&G biologist Jim Dau.
Oil prices continue to fall around the state. But even as crude prices plummet, rural Alaskans are unlikely to see major savings this winter.
Bishop Chad Zielinski was ordained in Fairbanks this month. Click here to listen to the full recording of the Mass and ordination ceremony.