Nome property taxes will drop from 12 to 11 mills as the city council ratifies an $11.3 million budget for the coming year.
With summer salmon runs just around the corner, Norton Sound Economic Development Corporation is making efforts to bolster its salmon rehabilitation projects in Western Alaska.
Tom Jamgochian, Stephanie Johnson, Deanna Hacker, and Rolland Trowbridge will race from Nome to Council and back.
The Walker administration has restored $7.7 million to the state’s basic homeless assistance program, or BHAP, funding 40 shelters emergency and homeless shelters statewide.
Board member Don Stiles made the motion. He said, “Communities throughout the region are stuck with high energy costs while the rest of the country is benefiting from low prices in fuel.”
In response to the increasing cost of higher education, Norton Sound students will receive a boost in scholarships through NSEDC this year.
Campbell will take over as CEO in the Anchorage office on February 1, working for a few weeks with John Eckels before his retirement.
How would you spend an extra $150,000 this year? That’s the question Norton Sound communities are asking now that Norton Sound Economic Development Corporation’s Board of Directors has announced the 2014 Community Benefit Share.
On budget with the city’s new museum, library, and cultural center, the City Council addressed the utility’s loans before discussing how to spend an NSEDC donation and how to eventually deal with legal marijuana sales.
If you have a tasty recipe to prepare seafood from the Norton Sound, NSEDC wants to hear from you. They’re publishing the first-ever Norton Sound Seafood Cookbook with submissions from across the region, and your famous fireweed jam could be a main feature.