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.”
Alaska Community Action on Toxics (ACAT) was in Nome last week. The visit focused on one of the biggest toxic impacts in the Bering Strait: cancer.
The Healthy Alaska Natives Foundation awarded Savoonga’s health aides the 2016 Distinguished Providers award for their resilience and strength in emergency situations.
The group — made up of Mongolian social workers, shelter managers, and police officers — was here to learn how Alaska is addressing high rates of domestic violence.
The goal is a new, two-story building across the street from the Norton Sound Regional Hospital. NSHC hopes to have plans totally finalized in the next year and a half.
Senator Lisa Murkowski just wrapped up her first trip to Nome in almost four years, touring local facilities, talking with leaders, and hosting a community meet-and-greet.
The senator’s visit will be her first trip to Nome in almost four years. Nome Mayor Richard Beneville will lead her tour, which will include stops at Nome-Beltz, the port, and Airport Pizza.
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Nome’s regional hospital recently hosted a bra fitting with Certified Prosthesis Fitters from Anchorage.
The Norton Sound Health Corporation is partnering with Nordstrom to host bra fittings at the hospital this Thursday and Friday, October 1 and 2.
Nome’s port, and public safety as it related to substance abuse, were highlighted as top priorities for the three candidates for Nome City Council Seat D.