Norton Sound Health Corporation last week confirmed that two of their Nome-based employees tested positive for COVID-19.
COUNCIL MEETING— The Nome Common Council met at a rescheduled time on Tuesday, May 26.
In another marathon meeting, the Nome Common Council chewed through a fat agenda on Tuesday evening, with most of the time being spent on wrestling with language to formulate a travel form that aims to give travelers guidance but seems to create c
PARADE— NPS Extensions Correspondence School graduate Celina Nadie Habros waves to well-wishers as the graduation parade winds through Nome.
High School graduates of 2020 experienced a graduation like no other generation in recent memory.
MEMORIAL DAY 2020 – Flag bearers and veterans make their way to the site of the Memorial Day service in Nome’s cemetery Monday.
The people of Nome observed Memorial Day on Monday with a parade down Front Street and out to the cemetery where they heard speeches about the meaning of Memorial Day. The event is organized by VFW Bering Sea Post 9569.
Richard Beneville gives Jake Kenick a hug during a celebration of Beneville's contributions to Nome last year at Old St. Joe's.
For 30 years he’s been here A wonder to our town He started off a pauper But well deserves a crown   When asking about Dickey You’ll find some common parts You’ll hear he’s always working
COUNCIL MEETING— The Nome Common Council met at a rescheduled time on Tuesday, May 26.
PARADE— NPS Extensions Correspondence School graduate Celina Nadie Habros waves to well-wishers as the graduation parade winds through Nome.
MEMORIAL DAY 2020 – Flag bearers and veterans make their way to the site of the Memorial Day service in Nome’s cemetery Monday.
Richard Beneville
Richard Beneville gives Jake Kenick a hug during a celebration of Beneville's contributions to Nome last year at Old St. Joe's.
Norton Sound Health Corporation last week confirmed that two of their Nome-based employees tested positive for COVID-19. “Nome saw its third positive case of COVID-19 on Friday, May 22, just one day after announcing its second positive case,” read a...
COUNCIL MEETING— The Nome Common Council met at a rescheduled time on Tuesday, May 26.
In another marathon meeting, the Nome Common Council chewed through a fat agenda on Tuesday evening, with most of the time being spent on wrestling with language to formulate a travel form that aims to give travelers guidance but seems to create...
PARADE— NPS Extensions Correspondence School graduate Celina Nadie Habros waves to well-wishers as the graduation parade winds through Nome.
High School graduates of 2020 experienced a graduation like no other generation in recent memory. Their last semester of school as normal was interrupted by the global coronavirus pandemic and the crowning pieces of their school careers – Prom,...
MEMORIAL DAY 2020 – Flag bearers and veterans make their way to the site of the Memorial Day service in Nome’s cemetery Monday.
The people of Nome observed Memorial Day on Monday with a parade down Front Street and out to the cemetery where they heard speeches about the meaning of Memorial Day. The event is organized by VFW Bering Sea Post 9569.  “On Memorial Day we...
The Nome Common Council in a May 15 special meeting voted to extend a local emergency authorization ordinance in response to the global pandemic caused by a novel coronavirus. The authority is given to City Manager Glenn Steckman but the ordinance...
In a special Common Council meeting on Tuesday, May 19 the Council mulled the parameters of an emergency order to control travel to or through Nome. As council members met, the Governor announced fully opening Alaska to business again, starting...
Richard Beneville gives Jake Kenick a hug during a celebration of Beneville's contributions to Nome last year at Old St. Joe's.
For 30 years he’s been here A wonder to our town He started off a pauper But well deserves a crown   When asking about Dickey You’ll find some common parts You’ll hear he’s always working And rooted in the arts   He guides the unfamiliar...
ROBERT SERVICE READING— It was tradition that Richard Beneville held Robert Service readings during Iditarod time at the Mini Convention Center.
James “Richard” Beneville, 75, our beloved friend, neighbor, community member, mentor, actor and mayor completed his last earthly performance on May 11, 2020.  Richard succumbed to respiratory complications at Norton Sound Hospital in Nome, the...
HELLO CENTRAL— Mayor James “Richard” Beneville died on May 11 in Nome.
Mayor James Richard Beneville died in the early morning hours on Monday, May 11 at Norton Sound Regional Hospital while surrounded by good friends. In January he suffered a stroke, was medivaced to Anchorage and recovered to the point where he...

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Thomas John “Tussalviq” Cheemuk
Thomas Cheemuk, "Tussalviq", was born in St. Michael on January 22,1954 to late John Sr. and Mary Cheemuk. He is the eldest brother to Hilma, Elmer, Annie, late John JR., late Harold, Sara...

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PARADE— NPS Extensions Correspondence School graduate Celina Nadie Habros waves to well-wishers as the graduation parade winds through Nome.

High School graduates of 2020 experienced a graduation like no other generation in recent memory.

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