In an order released Sunday, U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Burgess ruled Alaska’s definition of marriage as “between one man and one woman” was unconstitutional.
For the Port of Nome, the imminent arrival of ice season means a hard stop to boat activity before the sea freezes over.
Race Manager Zach Fansler said the $400 entry fee for the 300-mile mid-distance race has been dropped for 2015.
An unexpected meeting with Dept. of Natural Resources Commissioner Joe Balash shifted the meeting from elections to mining.
The Week of the Arctic conference wrapped up its time in Nome with a “federal listening session” yesterday.
Balancing larger Arctic ambitions with more local, immediate needs—like running water and affordable energy—dominated the discussion Monday.
Nome voters rejected a proposed sales tax increase on alcohol and tobacco during Tuesday’s city elections.
Nome voters will decide Tuesday whether to adopt the so-called “Sin Tax,” a citywide tax increase on all alcohol and tobacco products.
Brandy Arrington has been running unopposed for Nome’s School Board Seat B, but less than a week before election day, Charles Pullock is launching a write-in campaign for the seat.
“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.