Residents showed up in force Monday night to sound off on everything from rising utility rates to the final draft of the city’s long-gestating marijuana laws.
The constitutionality of Nome’s draft marijuana laws gave way to calls for visitors—and investors—for the city’s hopes at a deep-draft Arctic port.
City clerk Tom Moran and Chip Leeper, the head of Nome Parks and Recreation, were the only two candidates interviewed by the city council for the city manager job.
As new noise, firearm, and marijuana ordinances are readied for public consumption, the city council is preparing to interview two candidates for the city manager job.
Josie Bahnke will lead Alaska’s Division of Elections after Lt. Governor Byron Mallot asked for the resignation of current Elections head Gail Fenumiai.
Approving the city utility’s annual fuel purchase, Nome’s City Council now has to find a new candidate for city manager.
Vacant properties, business “grandfathering,” and annexation were among the topics addressed during joint work sessions of the city council and planning commission last week.
With the orange fence down and the square now open, city crews are moving on to the second phase of the renovation: making room for a new playground.
The Nome City Council is considering a drop in property taxes, down to 11 mills, a tax break valued at more than $275,000.
An audit for 2013 finds the accounting practices for the city’s utility are sound, but operating at a loss that could lead to debt struggles down the road if changes aren’t made.