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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.

A more beautiful Nome

The KNOM news department has recently reported on beautification efforts made by the city of Nome: the “abatement” (or demolition) of a number of abandoned structures.…