NSHC has received two grants worth $25,000 each from the State of Alaska to reduce recidivism, or the rate of inmates returning to jail over time.
The three multi-year federal grants will amount to an estimated $3,000,000 annually for the State of Alaska.
Rural communities — including Diomede, Kaltag, Kotzebue, and Nunam Iqua — have been chosen for a USDA water and sewer initiative.
The Basic Homeless Assistance Program grant, which provides up to $6 million a year to emergency shelters and transitional housing programs across Alaska, has been cut from Gov. Walker’s budget.
An audit for 2013 finds the accounting practices for the city’s utility are sound, but operating at a loss that could lead to debt struggles down the road if changes aren’t made.
At the heart of Monday’s meeting with the Nome Joint Utility and City Council was a question: can NJUS use part of the $2.2 million credit line from the city to pay for fuel?
The City Council and the Nome Joint Utility grappled with the details of a $2.2 million line of credit at a special session Friday, Nov. 14.
In Wednesday’s news: NSEDC awards 6 grants for 2012 Small Business Initiative; Alaska judge upholds law for parental notification of a minor before an abortion; Partner…