Residents showed up in force Monday night to sound off on everything from rising utility rates to the final draft of the city’s long-gestating marijuana laws.
The constitutionality of Nome’s draft marijuana laws gave way to calls for visitors—and investors—for the city’s hopes at a deep-draft Arctic port.
Galen Milligrock, 38, faces multiple felony drug charges after investigators found a drug stash off an ATV trail within Nome city limits.
Troopers say nearly two dozen plants, yielding about 2.3 pounds of processed marijuana, was found in the search.
As new noise, firearm, and marijuana ordinances are readied for public consumption, the city council is preparing to interview two candidates for the city manager job.
State, federal and local law enforcement agencies worked to arrest three Nome men who now face felony drug charges related to possessing and distributing heroin, prescription drugs, marijuana, and ethylone.
Scott Aningayou, 34, faces multiple felony charges after police allege he hit an officer with his car while fleeing from a traffic stop.
On budget with the city’s new museum, library, and cultural center, the City Council addressed the utility’s loans before discussing how to spend an NSEDC donation and how to eventually deal with legal marijuana sales.
Communities statewide can keep alcohol out using the local option, and may use a similar tool to keep marijuana, a drug soon to be legal in Alaska, out as well.
Voters in western Alaska bucked state trends in some races, but gave more decisive returns in others.