Last night’s City Council meeting heard a vocal but symbolic show of frustration from members of Nome’s mining community over a perceived slight by city officials.
A Nome City Council work session about a controversial contract was canceled after legal advice the council has no say in deciding zoning ordinances.
Funding for the Richard Foster Building and a proposed alcohol and tobacco tax were overshadowed by a divisive contract for maintaining the city’s fleet of emergency vehicles.
In Wednesday’s news: 64-year old man killed after being struck by car in Anchorage; Interior Secretary Salazar says he’s launching a “high-level assessment” of the 2012…
Puzzle Project to find out why Alaska Native smoking rates are high and to find ways for more effective prevention; Nome School Board to vote for contract for new HS principal; Lemonade Day this Sunday; FAA seeks $650,000 in fines against Alaska Air and Horizon Air.
Nome Public Schools search is on for HS Principal, Bridges backs out after salary information corrected; Nome Common Council consider a contract to hire Berkowitz as energy consultant; Nome Federal Building sells for $1.7 million; no new support for Gov. Parnell’s oil tax plan.