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Nome Schools Cuts Budget Mid-Year; Board Revises Policy at Meeting

Lettering outside on a building reads "den of the mighty nanooks"

The current (2018-19) school year budget was revised for the third time at Monday’s meeting of the Nome School Board. The latest revision came about after word from the State of Alaska that possible intensive-needs students were not going to be classified as such. Therefore, the district will not be receiving extra money for those students in the budget.

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Anthropological Association Gathers in Nome

The 46th Annual Meeting of the Alaska Anthropological Association was February 27–March 2, and for the first time ever, it was held in Nome. Its 140 participants and 110 presenters included anthropologists from across Alaska and the US, as well as several international participants from Greenland, Denmark, Canada, and the UK.

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