GIVING TO SCIENCE—A large Pacific Cod specimen caught just south of Little Diomede Island is being weighed and measured prior to collection of otoliths (ear bones) for determining the age of the fish and its overall condition.
NOAA Fisheries scientists conducting their annual trawl survey of the southern Bering Sea ecosystem survey found unprecedented conditions of warm ocean temperatures and significant changes in the cod and pollock numbers and conditions. 
UP IN ARMS— Jim Shreve, Systems Admin for NPS and Union President, addresses the school board during the public comment period at the regular school board meeting last Tuesday, August 14.
Employees of Nome Public Schools are getting a rate increase this school year that will put their health insurance premiums at more than double their current price.
DEEP WATER PORT—The Coast Guard’s Admiral Karl Schultz, left, Senator Dan Sullivan, and Secretary of the Navy Richard Spencer spoke about their visit to Nome in search of a deep water port to serve the Arctic
United States Senator Dan Sullivan accompanied by top brass of both the Coast Guard and the U.S. Navy visited Nome’s port Monday as part of their quest for a deep water port to serve the increasing strategic importance of the Arctic.
THE RESCUE— Survivors and rescuers of the dramatic air-sea rescue 25 years ago met for dinner Saturday evening in Nome. From left are rescuers Kevin Ahl, Randy Oles, survivor Dave Anderson and rescuers Terry Day, Eric Penttila and Vic Olson.
Twenty-five years ago Monday a daring air-sea rescue saved seven souls from a watery grave off Sledge Island.
SAVED—For now. The Nome Common Council has given the owner of the structure on the right until Oct. 15 to achieve a list of work orders to save the solarium and cold storage from abatement.
The Nome Common Council started their session Monday evening with a work session on how to achieve a tax—sales or excise tax—on marijuana, tobacco or booze.
Besides top stories posted on the Nugget's home pages, these are the articles inside this week's Nugget: DOT meets with locals to discuss transportation needs, Modified Ballot Measure 1 to appear on November ballot,
GIVING TO SCIENCE—A large Pacific Cod specimen caught just south of Little Diomede Island is being weighed and measured prior to collection of otoliths (ear bones) for determining the age of the fish and its overall condition.
UP IN ARMS— Jim Shreve, Systems Admin for NPS and Union President, addresses the school board during the public comment period at the regular school board meeting last Tuesday, August 14.
DEEP WATER PORT—The Coast Guard’s Admiral Karl Schultz, left, Senator Dan Sullivan, and Secretary of the Navy Richard Spencer spoke about their visit to Nome in search of a deep water port to serve the Arctic
THE RESCUE— Survivors and rescuers of the dramatic air-sea rescue 25 years ago met for dinner Saturday evening in Nome. From left are rescuers Kevin Ahl, Randy Oles, survivor Dave Anderson and rescuers Terry Day, Eric Penttila and Vic Olson.
SAVED—For now. The Nome Common Council has given the owner of the structure on the right until Oct. 15 to achieve a list of work orders to save the solarium and cold storage from abatement.
GIVING TO SCIENCE—A large Pacific Cod specimen caught just south of Little Diomede Island is being weighed and measured prior to collection of otoliths (ear bones) for determining the age of the fish and its overall condition.
NOAA Fisheries scientists conducting their annual trawl survey of the southern Bering Sea ecosystem survey found unprecedented conditions of warm ocean temperatures and significant changes in the cod and pollock numbers and conditions.  As a result...
UP IN ARMS— Jim Shreve, Systems Admin for NPS and Union President, addresses the school board during the public comment period at the regular school board meeting last Tuesday, August 14.
Employees of Nome Public Schools are getting a rate increase this school year that will put their health insurance premiums at more than double their current price. The rate hike comes after the number of claims by district employees was more than...
DEEP WATER PORT—The Coast Guard’s Admiral Karl Schultz, left, Senator Dan Sullivan, and Secretary of the Navy Richard Spencer spoke about their visit to Nome in search of a deep water port to serve the Arctic
United States Senator Dan Sullivan accompanied by top brass of both the Coast Guard and the U.S. Navy visited Nome’s port Monday as part of their quest for a deep water port to serve the increasing strategic importance of the Arctic. They had been...
THE RESCUE— Survivors and rescuers of the dramatic air-sea rescue 25 years ago met for dinner Saturday evening in Nome. From left are rescuers Kevin Ahl, Randy Oles, survivor Dave Anderson and rescuers Terry Day, Eric Penttila and Vic Olson.
Twenty-five years ago Monday a daring air-sea rescue saved seven souls from a watery grave off Sledge Island. Their Piper Navajo had run out of gas on a return trip from Lavrentiya, Russia and when the engines quit they ditched into the frigid...
SAVED—For now. The Nome Common Council has given the owner of the structure on the right until Oct. 15 to achieve a list of work orders to save the solarium and cold storage from abatement.
The Nome Common Council started their session Monday evening with a work session on how to achieve a tax—sales or excise tax—on marijuana, tobacco or booze. They want to tax marijuana to make money to cover the loss of the two percent seasonal...
Besides top stories posted on the Nugget's home pages, these are the articles inside this week's Nugget: DOT meets with locals to discuss transportation needs, Modified Ballot Measure 1 to appear on November ballot, Summer reading program wraps up...

Obituaries

Wayne John Tobuk, Sr.
Wayne John Tobuk was born in Nome, Alaska on February 9, 1952 to Roy and Catherine Tobuk; he joined his older brother and sister, Roy Jr. and Esther.  As the youngest sibling, he was not only...

Education

UP IN ARMS— Jim Shreve, Systems Admin for NPS and Union President, addresses the school board during the public comment period at the regular school board meeting last Tuesday, August 14.

Employees of Nome Public Schools are getting a rate increase this school year that will put their health insurance premiums at more than double their current price.

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