Florence Okpealuk has been missing since August 30. She was last seen at West Beach in Nome.
In a joint press release from the Nome Police Department, the FBI and the Alaska State Troopers, the agencies outlined the steps taken to search for Florence Okpealuk, who was last seen in the early morning hours on August 30 at West Beach.
UPDATE— NPD Deputy Chief Robert Pruckner updated the Nome Common Council on Monday on the search efforts for Florence Okpealuk.
Deputy Police Chief Robert Pruckner updated the Nome Common Council in their regular meeting last Monday on the search for missing Florence Okpealuk, who was last seen on August 30 at West Beach.
By 5 o’clock on Tuesday afternoon, City Hall had received only a scant slate of declarations of candidacies for the upcoming municipal elections on October 6.
KASHIMA—The Japanese Naval training vessel Kashima stopped at Nome to pick up provisions and supplies last week. The ship is home to 310 naval cadets finishing their training.
The Japanese Defense Ministry Naval Training vessel JDS Kashima was offshore of Nome on September 10 and 11 as part of a training cruise.
COVID-19 case numbers in the Bering Strait/Norton Sound region are down with four new cases found since last week, bringing the regional total to 58.
Volunteers completely renovated the Topkok shelter cabin.
A crew of volunteers with the backing of the Nome Kennel Club have the Topkok Cabin on the Iditarod Trail back in top shape and ready to shelter mushers and local travelers who find themselves caught in bad weather.
Florence Okpealuk has been missing since August 30. She was last seen at West Beach in Nome.
UPDATE— NPD Deputy Chief Robert Pruckner updated the Nome Common Council on Monday on the search efforts for Florence Okpealuk.
KASHIMA—The Japanese Naval training vessel Kashima stopped at Nome to pick up provisions and supplies last week. The ship is home to 310 naval cadets finishing their training.
Volunteers completely renovated the Topkok shelter cabin.
In an effort to get justice for survivors of sexual assault, three corporations donated nearly $40,000 to the City of Nome to expedite the processing of sexual assault kits. Kawerak, Inc, Norton Sound Health Corporation and Norton Sound Economic...
Seven new cases of COVID-19 were announced in the Bering Strait/Norton Sound region this week, six of which were members of a single household in Gambell. This marks one of the largest single clusters in the region since the start of the pandemic....
Florence Okpealuk has been missing since August 30. She was last seen at West Beach in Nome.
In a joint press release from the Nome Police Department, the FBI and the Alaska State Troopers, the agencies outlined the steps taken to search for Florence Okpealuk, who was last seen in the early morning hours on August 30 at West Beach....
Last Wednesday, Dr. Robert Redfield, head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, released a 57-page playbook detailing what the national vaccine program might look like once the Food and Drug Administration approves a safe, effective...
UPDATE— NPD Deputy Chief Robert Pruckner updated the Nome Common Council on Monday on the search efforts for Florence Okpealuk.
Deputy Police Chief Robert Pruckner updated the Nome Common Council in their regular meeting last Monday on the search for missing Florence Okpealuk, who was last seen on August 30 at West Beach. Pruckner addressed the Council with Nome Volunteer...
By 5 o’clock on Tuesday afternoon, City Hall had received only a scant slate of declarations of candidacies for the upcoming municipal elections on October 6. The only contested race is for Mayor of Nome. Declared candidates are John Handeland,...
KASHIMA—The Japanese Naval training vessel Kashima stopped at Nome to pick up provisions and supplies last week. The ship is home to 310 naval cadets finishing their training.
The Japanese Defense Ministry Naval Training vessel JDS Kashima was offshore of Nome on September 10 and 11 as part of a training cruise. This was the ship’s first visit to the region and the first time a Japanese training vessel has ventured into...
COVID-19 case numbers in the Bering Strait/Norton Sound region are down with four new cases found since last week, bringing the regional total to 58. The first new infection was announced on September 10 and the patient was identified as a resident...
Volunteers completely renovated the Topkok shelter cabin.
A crew of volunteers with the backing of the Nome Kennel Club have the Topkok Cabin on the Iditarod Trail back in top shape and ready to shelter mushers and local travelers who find themselves caught in bad weather. The Iditarod Historic Trail...

Obituaries

Richard Brian Schulling
Richard Brian Schulling was born to his parents Russell and Betty (Curran) Tootkaylok on September 22, 1969 in Anchorage, Alaska.  Richard was born as the baby brother to Ray, Robert, Clara and...

Education

Nome public schools opened for classes in the green last week and by all reports the new way of going to school is working.

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