SENIOR NIGHT— The Lady Nanooks seniors played their last home games last weekend. They were honored, along with family members, before Friday night’s game. Team manager AnnaMarie Motis addresses team members, left to right, Senora Ahmasuk, Katy Tomter and Rayne Lie.
Photo by Maisie Thomas
MONGOLIAN DELEGATION–A group of 15 Mongolian officials visited Nome earlier this week to learn about how Alaskans deal with domestic violence. With the assistance of two translators, the delegation met with members of the Nome Social Justice Task Force and the Bering Sea Women’s Group boards.
Photo by Diana Haecker
MARINE ADVOCATE— Kawerak’s Austin Ahmasuk leads through the second Bering Strait Voices on Arctic Shipping on January 25 and 26.
Council stamps “approved” on NJUS operating budget
By Sandra L. Medearis
The Nome Common Council took up several big-ticket money measures on the Jan. 25 regular meeting agenda. Other discussion covered benefit shares, fuel prices and a get-together in Orlando. The Nome Joint Utility Board adopted the budget, and according to Nome’s city law, handed it up to the council for final approval, which it did unanimously.
Kawerak hosts second Arctic shipping meeting
By Diana Haecker
Kawerak Inc.’s Marine Advocacy program invited 15 tribal representatives from Norton Sound and Bering Strait villages to Nome to continue a discussion about how to prepare for the increase in Arctic shipping traffic.
Mongolian delegation visits Nome
By Maisie Thomas
A group of 15 Mongolian officials arrived in Nome earlier this week to learn how Alaskans address domestic violence. The delegation included law enforcement, medical and social workers as well as two translators.