Michels will coordinate between Quintillion, the City of Nome, and NJUS as the telecom company works to bring high-speed internet to western Alaska.
The US Senate voted to reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration with a new amendment that would guarantee federal funding for the island of Diomede.
Join us for the Feb. 18 episode of Exchange. We’ll discuss the Marine Mammal Commission, polar bear quotas, and seal strandings.
This year, the City Council received 22 proposals. The funding requests add up to almost $290,000 — nearly double the donation available.
The senator’s visit will be her first trip to Nome in almost four years. Nome Mayor Richard Beneville will lead her tour, which will include stops at Nome-Beltz, the port, and Airport Pizza.
Last Friday, a bearded seal became stranded on Nome’s west side of town. Although it showed some signs of sickness, experts released the seal back into the wild.
Nome Elementary School will host two performances of Assimilation — Saturday, Nov. 14 at 7 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 15 at 2 p.m.
Nome Superintendent Shawn Arnold proposed a resolution aimed at adding the holiday to the district’s official calendar.
The Midnite Sun Reindeer Ranch has started a fundraiser where anyone can contribute toward their goal of $200,000 for two slaughter units.
The U.S. Coast Guard and other agencies held a meeting in Nome to start the revision process, which will take about a year.