Ronald Fischer was indicted by a Nome grand jury on one count of first-degree murder, one count of second-degree murder, and one count of assault in the third degree.
After weeks of budget work sessions, the Nome Joint Utility has finally approved its financial plan for the new year.
For one recent visit to Shishmaref, Old St. Nick didn’t rely on elves or reindeer. He had a lot of human helpers, instead — and a C-130 cargo airplane.
An oily substance smelling of gasoline was first observed off Shishmaref’s north coast over the summer, but despite cleanup efforts over the summer, the sheen has returned.
Yvonne Adkison, 22, and Kevin Beamish, 22, have both pleaded “not guilty” to multiple felony drug charges.
Alaska telecom company GCI says residents of Nome and Unalakleet should receive an upgrade to 3G service in the next few days.
Arnold, a former U.S. Army officer and now an Air Force reservist, has worked as a teacher, a principal, and a district administrator in his 20 years in Alaska.
A power outage in Diomede last week saw the Bering Strait School District and the Alaska National Guard work to get an electrician on scene and power restored by Friday.
“Basically we need to figure out how to get $1 million closer than we are today,” Utility Manager John Handeland said of the group’s 2015 budget.
Focused on city and utility employee contracts, the Nome City Council’s proposal to collect property tax on aircraft died on the table after failing to get sufficient votes.