Nome Superintendent Shawn Arnold proposed a resolution aimed at adding the holiday to the district’s official calendar.
At Seat C, Nancy Mendenhall and John Tidwell are vying to replace Betsy Brennan. Meanwhile, Keith Conger is running unopposed for Seat D.
The U.S. Coast Guard and other agencies held a meeting in Nome to start the revision process, which will take about a year.
More than a dozen 1-credit courses are about 40 percent cheaper this fall after a grant from Norton Sound Economic Development Corporation.
Nome voters will cast ballots for mayor, city council, school board, and the utility board; voters in Nome, Elim, Savoonga, St. Michael, and Teller will also vote for their NSEDC board member.
On the Sep. 10 episode of Exchange, we talked about models of successful education in western Alaska — and how we’re preparing students for life after high school.
Educator Cultural Camp taught teachers berry picking, fishing, and the importance of culturally relevant curriculum.
UAF faces a $20 million shortfall, and that means deeper cuts being felt acutely in Nome and other rural campuses.
Nome’s Northwest Campus will see a five percent budget cut and other cost-saving measures, but will likely avoid a proposed merger with another rural campus.
In Thursday’s news: U.S. House committee starts reauthorization process of Magnuson Stevens Act; Alaska Legislature passes resolution fighting federal overreach; Alaska House poised to vote in…