The Board of Education for the Bering Strait School District made the decisions Tuesday at a regular meeting in Teller.
“You can tell a lot of people are very proud of their livelihood and where they live,” said Brian Adams.
The 2016 Nome-Golovin Snowmachine Race starts Saturday at noon on Nome’s East Beach.
A six-month-old baby died while traveling with his family to the Valentine’s weekend basketball tournament on February 12.
Teller, Alaska, is a community close to Nome, and KNOM, in more ways than one. This year, our volunteers continued a cherished tradition of making the trek to Teller’s annual, spirited dancing festival.
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.
This year’s volunteers continue the tradition of attending Teller’s annual Cultural Festival, and Emily recounts their journey down the end of one of the three roads out of Nome.
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.
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.