In a regular meeting on Monday, the Nome Common Council passed in first reading two ordinances that would amend current ordinances dealing with elections.
FIVE-TIME WINNER— Nome’s Mike Morgan won the Archie Ferguson/Willie Goodwin Sr. Memorial snowmachine Race in Kotzebue on Saturday, April 3.
The Arctic Circle Racing Association got lucky in squeezing Kotzebue’s annual Archie Ferguson – Willie Goodwin Sr. snow machine race in between two nasty storms last weekend.
THE COLD TRAIL – Carol Seppilu and Max Romey make their way toward Nome from Safety on Saturday.
Max Romey of Anchorage has traveled the world shooting video for documentaries and advertising. He’s worked with clients such as Go-Pro and ski manufacturer Salomon.
RED FOX— The increase in positive rabies cases has brought attention from Alaska rabies control specialists.
Nome and the surrounding area, including St. Lawrence Island, is fighting rabies almost as hard as it is fighting COVID-19.
CLOSE FINISH – Riders Steven Quincy Williamson, bib 47— winner of the B class—  races Jacob Hannon, sixth place finisher in the C class, to the finish line at the Nome-Golovin 200 race held last Saturday.
On Saturday, March 20, weather finally allowed the Nome-Golovin snowmachine race to be held. The race, scheduled for the previous weekend, had to be postponed twice because of very bad weather conditions.
FIVE-TIME WINNER— Nome’s Mike Morgan won the Archie Ferguson/Willie Goodwin Sr. Memorial snowmachine Race in Kotzebue on Saturday, April 3.
HEAPS OF SNOW— The city's snowdump fills up with lots of snow removed from Nome's streets.
THE COLD TRAIL – Carol Seppilu and Max Romey make their way toward Nome from Safety on Saturday.
RED FOX— The increase in positive rabies cases has brought attention from Alaska rabies control specialists.
CLOSE FINISH – Riders Steven Quincy Williamson, bib 47— winner of the B class—  races Jacob Hannon, sixth place finisher in the C class, to the finish line at the Nome-Golovin 200 race held last Saturday.
In a regular meeting on Monday, the Nome Common Council passed in first reading two ordinances that would amend current ordinances dealing with elections. One change seeks to extend the time when people can declare their candidacy. The reasoning...
Norton Sound Health Corporation identified four new cases of COVID-19 in the region this week, all of which were in Nome. As of Monday, there were five active cases in the region. The first new case was an NSHC employee who tested positive on...
Last week, Norton Sound Health Corporation immunized another 2.3 percent of the region’s population against COVID-19. The regional vaccination rate is now 56 percent and has been increasing by just one or two percent a week for the last month. But...
GIANT CONTAINERSHIP— Last week, the Finnish engineering company Aker Arctic announced their new icebreaking container ship, shown in this digital rendering. The ship is specially designed to transit the Northern Sea Route without icebreaker assistance.
Last week, Egyptian crews finally freed the 1,300-foot cargo freighter Ever Given after it was stuck for six days in the Suez Canal, grinding much of international commerce to a halt. A week after it was cleared, transit through the canal has...
The Nome, Bering Strait and Norton Sound region saw four new cases of COVID-19 this week, all of them in Nome. As of Tuesday, there are five active cases in Nome and none in regional villages. The first two new cases were identified on Tuesday,...
FIVE-TIME WINNER— Nome’s Mike Morgan won the Archie Ferguson/Willie Goodwin Sr. Memorial snowmachine Race in Kotzebue on Saturday, April 3.
The Arctic Circle Racing Association got lucky in squeezing Kotzebue’s annual Archie Ferguson – Willie Goodwin Sr. snow machine race in between two nasty storms last weekend. Race Director Claude Wilson said it was iffy the night before and just...
HEAPS OF SNOW— The city's snowdump fills up with lots of snow removed from Nome's streets.
For four years in row now, March has failed to deliver glorious weather for spring outings, safe travels and happy hunting. Instead, March has come to be synonymous with dangerous weather conditions that throw a wrench in springtime outdoor...
As COVID-19 vaccines continue to roll out in Nome, the Bering Strait and Norton Sound region, the number of people choosing to take them has started to level off. For the past weeks, the regional vaccination rate has hovered around 50 percent,...
THE COLD TRAIL – Carol Seppilu and Max Romey make their way toward Nome from Safety on Saturday.
Max Romey of Anchorage has traveled the world shooting video for documentaries and advertising. He’s worked with clients such as Go-Pro and ski manufacturer Salomon. He’s traveled to the Azores off the coast of Portugal and to Hong Kong to film wild...

Obituaries

Romana “Gail” Phillips
Romana “Gail” Phillips fought courageously but lost her ultimate re-election to the rigors of cancer on March 25, 2021.  She passed peacefully surrounded by family, friends, and...

Education

On Monday, most schools in the Bering Strait School District returned to in-person classes for the spring semester.

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