“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.
The city’s top priority is continuing with ongoing water and sewer upgrades, but even modest projects are uncertain in the face of a potential $3 billion deficit due to falling oil prices.
As AFN endorses candidates in the Governor and Senate races, Bering Straits Native Corporation follows suit, with an additional endorsement for Don Young.
The 25-year-old Nome resident arrived at the University of Washington’s Harborview Medical Center Monday afternoon and was out of surgery around 8 p.m., family members say.
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.
Norton Sound Regional Hospital continues its fuel spill recovery. Contaminated soil soon moving out of Nome neighborhood, Icy View.
The Bering Straits Native Corporation completed a study on the economic feasibility of developing a support base for arctic traffic at Port Clarence, analyzes regional benefits.
Oil tax repeal supports join together in a “Day of Action,” using selfies to fuel Vote Yes! campaign.
Six Alaska Native corporations are forming an advocacy group against an August ballot measure intended to repeal the state’s new oil tax system.
Congressman Don Young is introducing a bill in Washington to speed up developing an area of the Seward Peninsula that many are eyeing as one piece of a future Arctic Port.