As far as what Little wants people to know most: “I just want people to ask questions. If people see this white bus — it says, ‘public transit’ on it — flag me down. I’ll be glad to answer their questions and give them a schedule.”
Clean Water Action Grants are awarded to projects that serve waters needing to be restored and waters that are at-risk. But Nome isn’t at-risk or in need of renovation, yet.
With a swipe of a smartphone, locals can submit their environmental observations, and there’s even an app aimed at preventing further change.
President Obama recently removed the words “Eskimo” and “Aleut” from two pieces of federal legislation, but it may take another generation for it to fade out of Alaska’s Arctic.
A two-day workshop in Nome is bringing together village leaders, university researchers, and government officials to discuss climate change adaptation in the region.
The district provided flashing reflector keychains to students as part of its safety campaign. Next summer, a new crosswalk will be installed.
The U.S. Coast Guard and other agencies held a meeting in Nome to start the revision process, which will take about a year.
Nome students reported more positive attitudes about safety, school leadership, and student involvement in 2015.
Owner Bruce Davis aims to to educate young people on the ins and outs of reindeer herding.
The city’s top priority is continuing with ongoing water and sewer upgrades, but even modest projects are uncertain in the face of a potential $3 billion deficit due to falling oil prices.