Businesses in Brevig Mission, Nome, and Gambell recevied grants ranging from $20,000 to $35,000 as part of NSEDC’s Small Business Initiative.
“My choice, my future”—that was the recurrent phrase at yesterday’s pep rally at Nome Beltz Jr./Sr. High School, which launched a campaign to focus on young people’s healthy choices.
The annual PFD payout is, for many, a holiday unto itself. For communities like Nome, the arrival of PFD checks also means business — and, for emergency responders, vigilance.
In all, 80 runners for the boys and 57 runners for the girls represented schools from throughout the Bering Strait, Norton Sound, Northwest Arctic Borough, and North Slope.
Bryce Warnke-Green was behind the wheel of a truck when the crane tumbled down and crushed the truck’s cab. He’s being taken to Seattle for spinal injuries.
At the end of this successful season, over $4 million paid to fishermen in the Norton Sound region.
Lab results testing for oil on two seals recently harvested near Gambell have come back negative. The Coast Guard says there’s no conclusive report on the potential oil sighting in the water by Wales and Shishmaref.
September is back-to-school month, and with a new school year comes new faces. One of those faces belongs to Paul Clark, the new principal at Nome Elementary School.
The public hearing on Ballot Measure 4 in Kotzebue earlier this month yielded more questions than answers about how the “Bristol Bay Forever” initiative would be implemented, if it passes the vote in November.
Beginning in November, the airline will transition to “winter hours” — causing a shift of five to ten minutes for most flights to and from Nome.