NOME YOUTH FACILITY— The facility was closed due to state budget constraints two years ago.
By Julia Lerner Two years after the closure of the Nome Youth Facility, tales of teen vandalism, fights and theft grip Nome’s social media pages while Nome police officers struggle to address the problem.
WINNER—Son Erikson on his way to win Kotzebue XC event held last weekend, with Orson Hoogendorn in pursuit.
By Jeff Collins/Nanook XC Coach
CHEER —Varsity Nanooks cheer in between the three sets of their Friday game against the Kotzebue Huskies
By Lizzy Hahn Last Friday, September 17 and Saturday, September 18, the Nome-Beltz High School hosted the Kotzebue volleyball team for two days of games.
BARGE RAMP REPAIR— Repairs of the launch ramp replacement hit a snag due to stormy weather, making it difficult to de-water the area to replace the concrete barge ramp. With the help of the pictured ‘aqua dam’ project contractors hope to achieve the de-watering to allow the installation of the concrete ramp
By Diana Haecker The Port Commission met for a work session and regular meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 15, canceling the scheduled Open House session that was planned for Thursday.
LOON— Species of dead birds found along beaches this summer included loons and cormorants, species that didn’t wash up dead in great numbers in previous summers.
By Julia Lerner St. Lawrence Island, home to two native villages in the region, is also the summer home of several migratory seabird species, including kittiwakes, auklets, murre and shearwaters.
NOME YOUTH FACILITY— The facility was closed due to state budget constraints two years ago.
WINNER—Son Erikson on his way to win Kotzebue XC event held last weekend, with Orson Hoogendorn in pursuit.
CHEER —Varsity Nanooks cheer in between the three sets of their Friday game against the Kotzebue Huskies
BARGE RAMP REPAIR— Repairs of the launch ramp replacement hit a snag due to stormy weather, making it difficult to de-water the area to replace the concrete barge ramp. With the help of the pictured ‘aqua dam’ project contractors hope to achieve the de-watering to allow the installation of the concrete ramp
NOME COMMON COUNCIL— The Council passed the emergency authorization into second reading.
LOON— Species of dead birds found along beaches this summer included loons and cormorants, species that didn’t wash up dead in great numbers in previous summers.
NOME YOUTH FACILITY— The facility was closed due to state budget constraints two years ago.
By Julia Lerner Two years after the closure of the Nome Youth Facility, tales of teen vandalism, fights and theft grip Nome’s social media pages while Nome police officers struggle to address the problem. Though juvenile crime around the state has...
WINNER—Son Erikson on his way to win Kotzebue XC event held last weekend, with Orson Hoogendorn in pursuit.
By Jeff Collins/Nanook XC Coach The pursuit of perfection. The definition of perfection is subjective but when it is coupled with a desired outcome, the definition of perfection becomes clear. In athletics, when an individual attains perfection,...
CHEER —Varsity Nanooks cheer in between the three sets of their Friday game against the Kotzebue Huskies
By Lizzy Hahn Last Friday, September 17 and Saturday, September 18, the Nome-Beltz High School hosted the Kotzebue volleyball team for two days of games. Kotzebue brought their junior varsity and varsity teams. On Friday, the JV teams competed...
By Julia Lerner Earlier this year, Alaska had the highest rate per capita of COVID-19 vaccinations. Now, though, the state has one of the highest rates per capita of daily COVID-19 cases. Over the weekend, Alaska ranked third in the nation for the...
BARGE RAMP REPAIR— Repairs of the launch ramp replacement hit a snag due to stormy weather, making it difficult to de-water the area to replace the concrete barge ramp. With the help of the pictured ‘aqua dam’ project contractors hope to achieve the de-watering to allow the installation of the concrete ramp
By Diana Haecker The Port Commission met for a work session and regular meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 15, canceling the scheduled Open House session that was planned for Thursday. Present were commissioners Derek McLarty, Scot Henderson, Shane...
NOME COMMON COUNCIL— The Council passed the emergency authorization into second reading.
By Diana Haecker At last Monday’s regular meeting the Nome Common Council approved in first reading the extension of the Emergency Ordinance that “authorizes the Nome Common Council to direct the City Manager to take necessary actions to reduce the...
By Julia Lerner As COVID-19 diagnoses and hospitalizations continue to rise across the country, cases of the virus in Nome, Norton Sound, and the Bering Strait region are also on a slight upward trajectory. In the last week, Norton Sound Health...
NEW CLINIC OPENING IN SHISHMAREF—Shishmaref Mayor Howard Weyiouanna, Elizabeth Nayokpuk, NSHC Board Chair Preston Rookok, NSHC Shishmaref Director Mollie Ningeulook and NSHC Executive Committee Member Matilda Hardy celebrate the moment the ribbon is cut to the new Shishmaref clinic on Friday, Sept. 10.
By Reba Lean, NSHC Public Relations Manager A new 5,400-square-foot clinic is open and operating in Shishmaref after about 16 months of construction amidst a pandemic and the complications it brought. On Friday, Sept. 10, Norton Sound Health...
LOON— Species of dead birds found along beaches this summer included loons and cormorants, species that didn’t wash up dead in great numbers in previous summers.
By Julia Lerner St. Lawrence Island, home to two native villages in the region, is also the summer home of several migratory seabird species, including kittiwakes, auklets, murre and shearwaters. Over the last several years, though, the bird...

Obituaries

Lawrence Bruce Davis
It is with immense emotion that the family of Lawrence Bruce Davis announce his passing.  His passions were his family, reindeer and fishing. Bruce loved to gain knowledge. He was an avid...

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