A rate consultant told the Nome City Council and the Nome Utility Board that electric rates should go up by as much as 13 percent, and water/sewer rates by nearly 16 percent.
Board member Don Stiles made the motion. He said, “Communities throughout the region are stuck with high energy costs while the rest of the country is benefiting from low prices in fuel.”
Last weekend, Nome’s Varsity and JV basketball teams squared off against Eielson High School and Brevig Mission at home in the Beltz gym.
Racers from Nome, McGrath, Kotzebue, Bethel, and Galena are part of the field of 37 teams racing this year’s Iron Dog.
Francesca reflects on the images of an ever-changing Nome.
Scott Aningayou, 34, faces multiple felony charges after police allege he hit an officer with his car while fleeing from a traffic stop.
In Kivalina, Interior Secretary Jewell Hears “Real Stories” from Community Living with Climate Change
Jewell was in Kivalina Monday to hear what residents say are their concerns as erosion linked to climate change and rising sea levels threatens their way of life—and the very island the community is built upon.
Caitlin thinks about all the songs that will forever remind her of Nome, Alaska
On this week’s Sounding Board, we want to hear how you and your community have been affected by Formerly Used Defense Sites and what cleanup efforts you’ve witnessed.
The Corps plans a 2,100-foot extension of Nome’s causeway, the building of a new 450-foot dock, and expanding the port down to a depth of 28 feet.