Adults over the age of 21 can now legally possess and use up to an ounce of marijuana, but sale of the drug remains illegal as local and state lawmakers hammer out new rules.
Amid discussions of the still-forming city marijuana laws, the Nome City Council also approved an electricity rate hike and operating budget for the city utility.
The council moved forward on issues related to realignment of the Center Creek Road and formal opposition to future liquor licenses, but heads butted on the upcoming marijuana initiative.
A North Slope Borough Police Dept. memo, written by an evidence custodian in February 2013, details missing cash and cocaine from the department’s evidence safe.
In Friday’s news: Leaders in 2013 Iron Dog Snowmachine Race in middle of final 10-hour layover; Interior Secretary Ken Salazar has signed management plan that allows…