A City of Nome pickup truck was stolen Monday night, then found wrecked and abandoned Tuesday morning on the Kougarok Road. Currently, there are no known suspects.
Mayor Beneville spoke on behalf of Nome during Friday’s dedication to Franklin D. Okleasik at the Bonanza Fuel Tank Farm. Beneville stated, “The City of Nome expresses the gratitude of its residents to the family of Franklin D. Okleasik for his years of dedicated contributions to the community of Nome.”
36-year-old Joseph Balderas has been reported missing since Monday, June 27th. On July 4, troopers suspended their search “pending any new leads.”
The Nome City Council meets tonight to discuss agreements with Nome Chamber of Commerce, Bechtol Planning & Development and state lobbying services.
Michels will coordinate between Quintillion, the City of Nome, and NJUS as the telecom company works to bring high-speed internet to western Alaska.
Tuesday night, Nome Police asked the public for assistance in identifying persons at the city morgue. But Mayor Richard Beneville said there is no uncertainty.
This week, the Nome City Council began discussion on the city’s proposed vacant structure registry.
The school board unanimously approved the budget, which does not dip into fund balance or make cuts to staff.
Nome Public Schools has drafted a $14.6 million budget. The district will finalize the budget on April 12, the same day lawmakers are set to gavel out.
The program would facilitate and fund professional development for current staff with the aim of “growing our own administrators.”