The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers cites changing economics of oil and gas development, specifically Shell Oil ceasing its Arctic oil search, for the year-long pause.
Upon being sworn in as Nome’s new Mayor, Richard Beneville explained his priorities, which include port expansion and tourism.
Nome’s City Council has certified this week’s election, confirming all early winners.
Nome’s City Council heard of a $1 million budget surplus alongside claims the city was facilitating an alleged “fraudulent election” this coming Tuesday.
The October 1st episode of Exchange featured a live debate between the two candidates running for Nome mayor on the October 6 ballot: Denise Michels and Richard Beneville.
The Nome Joint Utility Board dove into discussions of upcoming city projects and alternative energy sources at their most recent monthly meeting.
Nome voters will cast ballots for mayor, city council, school board, and the utility board; voters in Nome, Elim, Savoonga, St. Michael, and Teller will also vote for their NSEDC board member.
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.
Heroin use has been steadily increasing in the United States since 2007, and Western Alaska has been no exception.
The City Council and the Nome Joint Utility grappled with the details of a $2.2 million line of credit at a special session Friday, Nov. 14.