Down 15 students from last year, Nome Public Schools will receive less money from the state’s enrollment funding.
“Some of this infrastructure has been put in with the assumption that permafrost will remain relatively stable, and if it does degrade, there will be consequences for maintenance or replacement of infrastructure,” says UAF researcher David McGuire.
Nome resident Caitlin Tozier recently traveled halfway around the world to be an ambassador for Inupiaq culture. In Caen, France, she demonstrated Alaska Native games and culture during the American Normandy Festival.
A two-day workshop in Nome is bringing together village leaders, university researchers, and government officials to discuss climate change adaptation in the region.
There was standing room only at Old St. Joe’s as 30 graduates from all over western Alaska accepted their diplomas.
University officials recently visited UAF’s Northwest Campus to discuss the issue of sexual assault in Nome, but it was hard to draw connections between efforts in Fairbanks and actions in Nome.
Each club will help high school students explore potential career paths in teaching. The goal is to encourage homegrown teachers and reduce turnover.
Last Friday, a bearded seal became stranded on Nome’s west side of town. Although it showed some signs of sickness, experts released the seal back into the wild.
A bearded seal came ashore on Nome’s west side of town, and its patchy coat may suggest a type of seal sickness.
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.