Technicians, already scheduled to visit Nome from the Netherlands for routine maintenance on the turbines, should be able to repair the faulty unit to working order.
Brandy Arrington has been running unopposed for Nome’s School Board Seat B, but less than a week before election day, Charles Pullock is launching a write-in campaign for the seat.
The old bridge over Nome’s Snake River was removed last week after decades of use, but the new bridge has issues related to lighting and how it intersects with adjoining roads that residents want addressed.
The council is looking to auction off roughly two dozen parcels, including properties the city reclaimed through abatement.
The city’s legal counsel says the Nome City Council should award the contract “without regard to any potential zoning violation.”
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.
The Nome Community Alcohol Safety Team proposes raising taxes on tobacco and alcohol to generate revenue for the City and reduce social ills.
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.
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