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Dredges near Belmont Point at the mouth of the Snake River. Photo: Zachariah Hughes, KNOM.

Costs of Nome’s Gold Boom Weighed by City, Chamber, Librarian

Criticism from miners has focused on a recent letter from city manager Josie Bahnke claiming “negative social impacts” from Nome’s offshore gold boom, but others, including the Nome Chamber of Commerce president, say they’re waiting for more information about the gold sector’s costs and benefits to town.

Update News: April 24th, 2014

In Wednesday’s news: For the first time in almost 20 years, NJUS will raise water and sewer rates; State’s capital budget lingers in limbo as legislative…