For the next two weeks, high schoolers will be using a 3-hour chunk of time in the afternoon to pursue activities like making parkas, book art, and operating heavy machinery.
Before tonight’s regular meeting of the Nome Common Council at 7:00pm, a work session will be held to discuss a potential low income housing project in Nome. By the end of the regular meeting, Mayor Beneville is expected to appoint Raeshawndra C. Jett to the planning commission.
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.