Three more people have tested positive for COVID-19 in the region this week. Two are residents and one is a nonresident, and all three are in regional villages. This brings the total number of regional cases up to 23, with three cases active.
NOWHERE TO GO— Two children sit on the floor of their living room in 2018. Two people sleep on the living room floor of this one-bedroom house in Savoonga, three sleep in the bedroom, and four sleep in the former kitchen.
With more COVID-19 cases being detected in regional villages rather than in Nome in recent weeks, communities across the region have to deal with how they’re going to protect their residents from the pandemic.
XC running practice began last week at Nome-Beltz.
In the face of the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic the Nome-Beltz Nanooks held their first cross-country running practice on Thursday, July 27.
The reality TV show Bering Sea Gold is in its 12th season and one of its star
NOWHERE TO GO— Two children sit on the floor of their living room in 2018. Two people sleep on the living room floor of this one-bedroom house in Savoonga, three sleep in the bedroom, and four sleep in the former kitchen.
XC running practice began last week at Nome-Beltz.
On Friday, July 31 the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers gave public notice that the agency takes public comment on the IPOP LLC proposal to mine for gold in the Bonanza Channel/Safety Sound. “The applicant proposes to discharge 4,973,992 cubic yards of...
Three more people have tested positive for COVID-19 in the region this week. Two are residents and one is a nonresident, and all three are in regional villages. This brings the total number of regional cases up to 23, with three cases active. All...
NOWHERE TO GO— Two children sit on the floor of their living room in 2018. Two people sleep on the living room floor of this one-bedroom house in Savoonga, three sleep in the bedroom, and four sleep in the former kitchen.
With more COVID-19 cases being detected in regional villages rather than in Nome in recent weeks, communities across the region have to deal with how they’re going to protect their residents from the pandemic. With public mask mandates and travel...
XC running practice began last week at Nome-Beltz.
In the face of the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic the Nome-Beltz Nanooks held their first cross-country running practice on Thursday, July 27. About 20 runners turned out to begin the season with coaches Jeff Collins and Corey Erikson. The virus took...
In its regular meeting on Monday, the Nome Common Council unanimously approved in the second reading an ordinance that gives emergency powers to City Manager Glenn Steckman to take necessary actions to reduce the impact and spread of COVID-19...
One more regional resident tested positive for COVID-19 this week, bringing the total regional cases up to 20. The patient is a resident of Teller, and the fourth positive case in the village so far. Given the sharp rise in Teller cases over the...
Nome Public School staff and administrators have put a lot of work into planning for a school year with the COVID-19 pandemic still posing a threat to Alaska and beyond. The school district released “Smart Start 2020, Nome Public Schools Re-Opening...
The Division of Mining, Land, and Water, Survey Section, will conduct a public hearing on a replat of property near Fort Davis with the intention of facilitating the proposed Gilpin Heights Subdivision. William Gilpin of Nome has submitted a...
About a month ago, residents of St. Lawrence Island found a patch of oily, white goo on the beach, along with some dead sea birds covered in the substance. The birds and the material that seems to have killed them have since been sent to two...

Obituaries

Larry Floyd Fagerstrom Sr.
Larry Floyd Fagerstrom Sr., (Chukiyaichuŋaq) was born on September 2, 1949 to Floyd and Alice Fagerstrom in Golovin, AK. Larry suddenly left his earthly home on July 2, 2020.  Larry grew up in...

Education

Nome Public School staff and administrators have put a lot of work into planning for a school year with the COVID-19 pandemic still posing a threat to Alaska and beyond.

The Nome Nugget

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