Adults over the age of 21 can now legally possess and use up to an ounce of marijuana, but sale of the drug remains illegal as local and state lawmakers hammer out new rules.
Scott Aningayou, 34, faces multiple felony charges after police allege he hit an officer with his car while fleeing from a traffic stop.
Amid discussions of the still-forming city marijuana laws, the Nome City Council also approved an electricity rate hike and operating budget for the city utility.
Troopers charge 29-year-old Chad Jacobson and 28-year-old Joan Miller with selling methamphetamine to a confidential informant in November of last year.
Break-ins in Teller and Elim, and a car theft in Nome, have kept Troopers busy.
Ten charges were handed down against 34-year-old Kandie Allen on Nov. 24, including felony arson and assault charges.
The council moved forward on issues related to realignment of the Center Creek Road and formal opposition to future liquor licenses, but heads butted on the upcoming marijuana initiative.
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