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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: November 26th, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: At it’s regular meeting, the Nome City Council discussed fluoride, development, and safety; Southwest Alaska is using a new mapping technology to find…

MINER Profile – David Olson

This summer for KNOM Profiles we’re talking to a miner every week. With 205 off-shore mining permits issued by the Department of Natural Resources this summer,…