Nome’s annual e-waste event took place in late May, offering residents a chance to responsibly dispose of all sorts of electronic equipment. Thanks to you, KNOM was there.
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.
Today, the city manager’s office is meeting with members of Kawerak about a $3.2 million funding gap for Nome’s proposed Richard Foster Building.
As the the North Pacific Fishery Marine Management Council seeks ways to reduce salmon bycatch, Nome residents demand analysis on how bycatch impacts subsistence users.
The city is hoping an 8% tax on tobacco and alcohol will help pull in revenue, but any new tax would have to go before voters.
Electronic waste, or e-waste, is being collected at a cleanup event in Nome this Friday and Saturday.
Presenting an assessment of what its increased arctic operations means for the environment, Nome residents at the meeting said the Coast Guard’s plans lack input, specifics from the Bering Strait.
The 15-year push to give Nome’s museum and library a new home inched closer to completion Wednesday, as prep work for the new structure continued and first…
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