The school board swore in new members and resolved to fight a bill that could shut down two Nome schools.
At Seat C, Nancy Mendenhall and John Tidwell are vying to replace Betsy Brennan. Meanwhile, Keith Conger is running unopposed for Seat D.
Board members Brennan and Davis will not seek re-election. Nancy Mendenhall and John Tidwell will compete for Brennan’s spot, while Keith Conger runs unopposed for Davis’.
Nome Public Schools is again hoping a donation of of $150,000 from Sitnasuak Native Corporation will fund JROTC; if that doesn’t happen, the district may be forced to eliminate the program.
In commemoration of National Hunger Awareness Day, the Nome Food Bank is encouraging Nomites to join them today for a Lunch Fast for Hunger. Instead of…