More than a dozen 1-credit courses are about 40 percent cheaper this fall after a grant from Norton Sound Economic Development Corporation.
Now valued at more than $50 billion, the annual PFD payout is based on an average of the interest earned on the fund’s past five years of investments.
Board members Brennan and Davis will not seek re-election. Nancy Mendenhall and John Tidwell will compete for Brennan’s spot, while Keith Conger runs unopposed for Davis’.
Many of the animals were found headless, their tusks apparently harvested, and locals say some carcasses were found riddled with bullet holes.
Nome voters will cast ballots for mayor, city council, school board, and the utility board; voters in Nome, Elim, Savoonga, St. Michael, and Teller will also vote for their NSEDC board member.
The Nome City Council selected a new city clerk, rejected an overhaul facelift for city hall, and questioned a recent vehicle procurement by the Nome Police Department.
Alaska Wildlife Troopers are searching for the person or people who failed to salvage the meat of a bear shot near Cape Nome.
The chief says he’ll continue focusing on “community policing” and look at consolidating Nome’s police department with the city’s volunteer fire and ambulance operations.
President Obama ended his Alaska trip in Kotzebue, unveiling initiatives to help rural villages cope with climate change in the fast-thawing Arctic.
Rural communities — including Diomede, Kaltag, Kotzebue, and Nunam Iqua — have been chosen for a USDA water and sewer initiative.