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Nome City Council to Consider Port Tariff Amendments

An aerial view of Nome's small boat harbor and port. Photo: Joy Baker, City of Nome.

Nome City Council could make the final decision on a controversial ordinance regarding Port tariffs at tonight’s regular meeting. Vitus Energy is urging the Nome City Council not to create regulations that they say could cause the City to lose sales tax revenue.

Old Museum and Library Building to Be Sold, City Council Decides

Nome's Front Street on a wintry night

Tom Moran explained that Mason Evans, the interested buyer, plans to turn the old museum and library building into a retail marijuana dispensary. Councilman Mark Johnson took issue with selling the historic building for the purposes of furthering the marijuana industry in Nome, but the rest of the Council voted in favor of selling the property.