The school board unanimously approved the budget, which does not dip into fund balance or make cuts to staff.
The Coast Guard met with locals in Nome in preparation for a busy summer shipping season in the Arctic.
The Board of Education has scheduled a special session next week to approve and adopt the final budget.
The land purchase agreement transfers two downtown lots from the city to the towers’ current owner, Sitnasuak Native Corporation.
The Nome City Council meets tonight to debate the purchase of property at Anvil Mountain from Sitnasuak Native Corporation.
The Planning Commission presented the City Council with an ordinance that would require all vacant properties to be registered and maintained.
In March, KNOM Radio was a “go-to” news source for our region during a frantic, fast, and closely-followed local competition: the Nome-Golovin Snowmachine Race.
The 2016 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race saw more than 70 teams make the 1,000-mile trek from Anchorage to Nome, traversing Alaska’s vast wilderness. Thanks to you, we covered the race for our listeners, just as we’ve done since its inception in 1973.
The Arctic is set to see its first large cruise ship this summer, but Nome and many other communities along its route may not be ready for a major disaster at sea.
Nome’s Pingo Bakery Seafood House utilizes locally caught king crab in many of its menu items. This can be a wonderful resource for the restaurant but, also, a challenge as changes in weather and fishing regulations affect the price and access of local crab.