The school board also approved the purchase of a new vehicle for the Nome Elementary School and a technology upgrade for the entire district.
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the convention, which will take place in Fairbanks between October 20-22, 2016.
President Obama recently removed the words “Eskimo” and “Aleut” from two pieces of federal legislation, but it may take another generation for it to fade out of Alaska’s Arctic.
A new study in the Journal of Physical Oceanography suggests that rising temperatures in the far north could result in warmer water, or what’s known as spicier water.
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.