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Work Session on Taxes Before Regular City Council Meeting Tonight

Nome City Council Chambers. Photo: Matthew F. Smith, KNOM file.

The Nome Common Council turns its focus to transportation tonight, during their regular meeting, as they discuss transportation development plans, vehicle purchases, and improvements to Bering Street. The Council will be voting on a resolution to support the prioritized strategies of the Nome Coordinated Transportation Plan under the Alaska Department of Transportation (DOT). Among the […]

Minors Suing Owner of Myrtle Irene for More Than $100,000

Two high school students, through adult representatives, are suing Arctic Sea Mining LLC for injuries they suffered during a car accident involving a steel cable stretched across a road in Nome. Myron Angstman, an attorney representing one of the plaintiffs, says pictures of the vehicle during the incident from last year are graphic. “The cable […]

White Mountain Waiting for New Postmaster as Christmas Approaches

An aerial overview of White Mountain

White Mountain has been without regular postal service since late October, according to the Alaska United States Postal Service (USPS), after their former postmaster left her position and no full-time staff member has filled the opening. All first-class mail for White Mountain is being held in Nome until further notice. KNOM’s Joe Coleman has this […]