SCRAMBLE – Nome and Unalakleet players tussle for the ball Friday in the Nome-Beltz Middle High School gym. The players are, from left to right, Victoria Fisher, Claire Fry, Markayla Katchatag, and Natallie Tobuk.
High school hoops returned to the region last weekend as Nome-Beltz and Unalakleet players met for the first school games since last March.
FIRST ARRIVALS – The first team to arrive in Nome was Team 21, the Hale brothers, on the right. But they weren’t leading the race because they had fewer layover hours than the other teams. The actual leaders of the race, Team 6, arrived shortly after the Hale brothers.
The Iron Dog snowmachine race’s Pro Class riders arrived in Nome just after 2:30 p.m. Monday afternoon under ideal weather conditions.
The Department of the Navy recently published A Blue Arctic, which they describe as “A Strategic Blueprint for the Arctic.” The 28-page document looks at the next two decades of Naval planning for the region which they see as becoming increasingly
Close to two months since the region’s first COVID-19 vaccination shot was administered to an Elder in Nome,  Norton Sound Health Corporation is about halfway to its goal of 80 percent vaccination in the region, the ballpark figure that scientists
The Nanook basketball teams lit up the gym Friday and Saturday evenings against some pretty sharp alumni teams.
Stephanie Johnson runs her dog team, well-decked out with colorful blankets to protect against the cold.
The third mushing race of the season for the Nome Kennel Club ran on Saturday with windchill temperatures of -22°F and beautiful sunshine.
SCRAMBLE – Nome and Unalakleet players tussle for the ball Friday in the Nome-Beltz Middle High School gym. The players are, from left to right, Victoria Fisher, Claire Fry, Markayla Katchatag, and Natallie Tobuk.
FIRST ARRIVALS – The first team to arrive in Nome was Team 21, the Hale brothers, on the right. But they weren’t leading the race because they had fewer layover hours than the other teams. The actual leaders of the race, Team 6, arrived shortly after the Hale brothers.
Stephanie Johnson runs her dog team, well-decked out with colorful blankets to protect against the cold.
FIRST ARRIVALS – The first team to arrive in Nome was Team 21, the Hale brothers, on the right. But they weren’t leading the race because they had fewer layover hours than the other teams. The actual leaders of the race, Team 6, arrived shortly after the Hale brothers.
The Iron Dog snowmachine race’s Pro Class riders arrived in Nome just after 2:30 p.m. Monday afternoon under ideal weather conditions. Within three hours the first ten teams rolled into town, remarkable considering they’d traveled over one thousand...
PROPOSED MINE SITE—  IPOP proposes to dig for gold with a cutterhead dredge in the Bonanza Channel .
IPOP LLC, pushing a controversial mining project to dredge for gold in Bonanza Channel and Safety Sound, has submitted an amendment to their permit application to the Alaska District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on February 1. According to...
SCRAMBLE – Nome and Unalakleet players tussle for the ball Friday in the Nome-Beltz Middle High School gym. The players are, from left to right, Victoria Fisher, Claire Fry, Markayla Katchatag, and Natallie Tobuk.
High school hoops returned to the region last weekend as Nome-Beltz and Unalakleet players met for the first school games since last March. A decision by the Bering Straits School District board two weeks ago allowed travel for the Unalakleet teams...
For the first time since June, an entire week has passed in the Bering Strait/Norton Sound region without any new cases of COVID-19 being identified. There are still two active cases in the region, one in Nome and one in Koyuk. In a regular...
On Saturday, February 13, the U.S. Senate voted mostly along party lines to acquit former president Donald Trump, who stood accused of inciting insurrection and the storming of the U.S. Capitol on January 6 by his supporters. Five people died that...
The Department of the Navy recently published A Blue Arctic, which they describe as “A Strategic Blueprint for the Arctic.” The 28-page document looks at the next two decades of Naval planning for the region which they see as becoming increasingly...
Four new cases of COVID-19 were detected in the region this week: One in White Mountain, one in Nome and two in Koyuk. As of Monday, February 8, there were five active cases in the region. The first new case was identified on Tuesday, February 2,...
Last week, the management audit of the Nome Police Department, which has been more than a year in the making, was released. The audit offers recommendations on where NPD should focus its improvement efforts to better serve the community. The audit...
Close to two months since the region’s first COVID-19 vaccination shot was administered to an Elder in Nome,  Norton Sound Health Corporation is about halfway to its goal of 80 percent vaccination in the region, the ballpark figure that scientists...

Obituaries

Louise Bauman
The family of Louise L. Avessuk (Keller) Bauman announces her passing on February 4. Louise was born on October 4, 1956 to Martha and Lester Keller, Sr., the fourth of six children.  Louise was...

Education

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

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