While newcomer Patrick Johansen defeated Don Stiles for Nome’s board seat, incumbents claimed victory in Elim, Savoonga, and Teller.
After elections last week, the Bering Strait School District’s board of education will feature several familiar faces — and one new one.
Irene Navarro and Charlotte “Jane” Kava are running unopposed for re-election. Aurora Johnson faces competition from Annabelle Cunningham, and Sherman Richard challenges Reggie Barr.
The U.S. Coast Guard and other agencies held a meeting in Nome to start the revision process, which will take about a year.
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.
The storm is causing sea levels to rise, and affected areas should expect some beach erosion.
Firefighters from St. Michael, Kaltag, and Chevak are among those offering support in the Lower 48.
Now in its fourth year in the region, Lemonade Day involved nearly 300 children around the Bering Strait last year, bringing in more than $6,500 in earnings and another $2,500 in donations.
Yupik dance, mask making, and murals were just a few of the workshops offered at the first of what many hope will become an annual event.
Bobby Bolen, with about 10 years in the district, will fill the interim position until a permanent hire is made.