SKIJOR— Nome’s Keith Conger and his daughter Mallory enjoyed a sunny but windy afternoon skijoring with their dogs around the Gold Hill loop on Friday, March 4.
Photo by Diana Haecker
PERPETUATING THE TRADITION— Kawerak Inc. board member Larry Kava of Savoonga drummed and Preston Rookok, NSHC board member, joined him singing at the end of a two-day joint Kawerak Inc. and Norton Sound Health Corporation board meeting last Friday, March 4.
Nugget file photo/Diana Haecker
PORT CLARENCE— Port Clarence near Brevig Mission and Teller rose to the top of short list for a deep draft Arctic port.
Last week, the joint boards of Kawerak Inc. and Norton Sound Health Corporation held a two-day meeting at the Mini Convention Center in Nome to update board members on pressing matters concerning the Bering Strait and Norton Sound region and on the corporations’ efforts to promote health and wellness.
Council cool to limit drivers’ cell phone use
By Sandra L. Medearis
People who care about danger coming down the street on four wheels are noticing the pauses, the erratic steering, the telltale glow lighting the faces of drivers texting while operating their vehicles with cell phones in hand.
Deep-draft Arctic Port study release delayed to end of year
By Diana Haecker
The Army Corps of Engineers last week announced yet another delay to present a draft of the Alaska Deep Draft Arctic Ports Study.