STATUS GREEN – Nome’s students headed back to school Monday as the number of Covid-19 cases declined significantly. This group of elementary school students was waiting for the bus at the 3rd Ave and Bering Street bus stop.
On Monday, Jan. 11 Nome’s students headed back to school for in-person learning for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic closed the schools down on November 23, 2020.
RosaLynn Roxie Reamer
Norton Sound Regional Hospital reports that the first baby of the year was a wish come true to parents Sara Iyapana and Wayne Reamer of Nome. RosaLynn Roxie Reamer was born at 11:11 p.m. on January 6.
This screen shot of marinetraffic.com shows the position of two LNG tankers heading south from the Northern Sea Route towards the Bering Strait.
Last week, a 908-foot Russian tanker carrying liquified natural gas passed south through the Russian side of the Bering Strait, with two more on track to follow suit later this week.
The Nome Kennel Club held its first race of 2021 on January 2. Pictured is second place winner Stephanie Johnson.
The Nome Kennel Club began the 2021 racing season with a 7-mile, 8-dog run on Saturday, Jan. 2.
FIRST COVID VACCINE IN NOME— Phillip Dexter, 96, was the first QCC resident to receive the COVID-19 vaccine on Wednesday, Dec. 16. The vaccine was administered by Marla Mayberry, LPN.
The precious Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine arrived Wednesday, Dec. 16 in Nome and the vaccination of Norton Sound Health Center frontline employees and the residents of the Quyanna Care Center began that evening.
The 2021 Iditarod will not be ending in Nome due to Covid considerations.
On Friday last week the Iditarod Trail Committee announced that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 49th running of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog race will follow a different course, one that won’t lead dog teams up to the Bering Sea and ultimately to
STATUS GREEN – Nome’s students headed back to school Monday as the number of Covid-19 cases declined significantly. This group of elementary school students was waiting for the bus at the 3rd Ave and Bering Street bus stop.
RosaLynn Roxie Reamer
This screen shot of marinetraffic.com shows the position of two LNG tankers heading south from the Northern Sea Route towards the Bering Strait.
The Nome Kennel Club held its first race of 2021 on January 2. Pictured is second place winner Stephanie Johnson.
FIRST COVID VACCINE IN NOME— Phillip Dexter, 96, was the first QCC resident to receive the COVID-19 vaccine on Wednesday, Dec. 16. The vaccine was administered by Marla Mayberry, LPN.
The 2021 Iditarod will not be ending in Nome due to Covid considerations.
On Monday, most schools in the Bering Strait School District returned to in-person classes for the spring semester. With the exception of Brevig Mission and Shishmaref, all village schools are in the “green” status, meaning school can operate mostly...
STATUS GREEN – Nome’s students headed back to school Monday as the number of Covid-19 cases declined significantly. This group of elementary school students was waiting for the bus at the 3rd Ave and Bering Street bus stop.
On Monday, Jan. 11 Nome’s students headed back to school for in-person learning for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic closed the schools down on November 23, 2020. Nome’s active cases of Covid-19 virus infection had declined to one as of...
On January 6, Congress met in a joint session to tally Electoral College votes, the final step in certifying the 2020 election. But what is typically an uneventful and largely symbolic process turned violent, as thousands of supporters of President...
The Bering Strait/Norton Sound region saw seven new cases of COVID-19 this past week, all of them Nome residents and most of them travel related. As of Tuesday, there were seven active cases in the region, all of them in Nome. On Thursday, January...
RosaLynn Roxie Reamer
Norton Sound Regional Hospital reports that the first baby of the year was a wish come true to parents Sara Iyapana and Wayne Reamer of Nome. RosaLynn Roxie Reamer was born at 11:11 p.m. on January 6. The baby girl arrived early, surprising her...
This screen shot of marinetraffic.com shows the position of two LNG tankers heading south from the Northern Sea Route towards the Bering Strait.
Last week, a 908-foot Russian tanker carrying liquified natural gas passed south through the Russian side of the Bering Strait, with two more on track to follow suit later this week. The ships are traversing the northern coast of Siberia, called the...
JANUARY Army Corps holds public comment on port expansion On January 1, 2020, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers opened a public comment period on the proposed upgrades for the Port of Nome. People had 30 days to submit comments on the proposal for...
On December 27, U.S. President Donald Trump signed into law a $900 billion COVID-19 relief bill and an omnibus spending bill that funds the government. The move by the president was somewhat unexpected, as Trump had previously referred to the...
Over the last two weeks, the Bering Strait/Norton Sound region saw 11 new cases of COVID-19, including two in Brevig Mission, one in St. Michael and eight in Nome. Meanwhile, COVID-19 vaccinations have been expanded to Elders 65 years and older and...

Obituaries

Quentin Wynette Oseuk
Quentin Wynette Oseuk was born on February 15, 1974. He went to be with the Lord peacefully on October 2, 2020. Quentin lived a quiet life with his mother Emma. And while they lived together, they...

Education

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

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