After votes were canvassed Monday evening, Kotzebue’s municipal election results were official. Voters chose to continue to permit liquor sales at the Package Store by a margin of more than 2 to 1.
Preliminary vote counts suggest that Kotzebue will continue to be able to sell liquor within city limits.
Jayhawk pilot Lieutenant Leo Lake says the Coast Guard Forward Operating Location in Kotzebue allowed the crew to respond within twenty minutes.
If Kotzebue loses alcohol sales, they will lose an important portion of enterprise revenue. City Attorney Joe Evans doesn’t know where the city would make up the lost funds.
Nome-Beltz runners swept the board with men’s and women’s varsity team wins along with a junior high team win in this weekend’s Nome Classic Invitational.
Join Davis, Tyler, Lauren and Karen as they discuss their initial experiences traveling to the villages of Western Alaska.
Kristina Woolston, VP of External Affairs for Quintillion, says the project’s “construction inconveniences” have come to an end in the town of Nome. As a wholesaler, Quintillion sells “true broadband” capacity to telecommunications providers, like GCI, and they, in turn, will provide that to consumers in Western Alaska by the first quarter of 2017.
SeaShare donates over 200,000 pounds of seafood a year throughout Alaska as a way to help improve nutrition through the food bank network. Jim Harmon, the Executive Director of SeaShare, says he was excited to accompany the fish shipment to Kotzebue earlier this week and Nome on Wednesday.
Senator Murkowski visited Nome for 24 hours as part of a campaign stop before Alaska’s primary election on August 16.
A few months ago, KNOM’s Margaret DeMaioribus accompanied Nome parish priest Fr. Vince Burns on a day trip above the Arctic Circle: to the hub city of Kotzebue, Alaska.