PREPARATION BEGINS AT HOME—Bobbi Andrews of Saint Michael discusses preparation of local information to go into a Small Community Emergency Response Plan which contains evacuation routes, important telephone numbers and contacts, critical structures, emergency shelters and emergency operations centers well as a check list for immediate action.
On June 12 to 14, the state Dept. of Homeland Security And Emergency Management and Kawerak, Inc., called together a meeting of representatives from Seward Peninsula villages and local response agencies.
SENTENCED—James D. Bloomstrand pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the death of his 18-month-old son, Ronald Bloomstrand, June 15, and received a sentence of 13 years’ flat time without probation. A charge of DUI was dismissed.
James D. Bloomstrand, 38, of Nome has gone to prison having received a sentence of 13 years for manslaughter in the death of his son.
LEARNING TOGETHER— A two-week language workshop titled Ilisaqativut brought 20 learners of Inuqpiaq to Nome for two weeks. Qunmiġu Kacey Hopson and Annauk Denise Pollock, center, hold a phrase that translates into “How do you write that in Inupiaq?”
Twenty learners of the Inupiaq language spent an intense two weeks together in Nome and the surroundings to develop their ability to build phrases and sentences from the words they already know and thereby take their knowledge of the language to a
UNUSUAL— This approachable puffin was found on a beach at Shishmaref. Usually puffins are cliff-dwelling birds and are rarely  found resting on beaches. Recently, sea birds have been found dead in the region.
In May and June, dead birds, mostly murres, have been washing up on beaches on St. Lawrence Island, Shishmaref and east Norton Sound.
PREPARATION BEGINS AT HOME—Bobbi Andrews of Saint Michael discusses preparation of local information to go into a Small Community Emergency Response Plan which contains evacuation routes, important telephone numbers and contacts, critical structures, emergency shelters and emergency operations centers well as a check list for immediate action.
SENTENCED—James D. Bloomstrand pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the death of his 18-month-old son, Ronald Bloomstrand, June 15, and received a sentence of 13 years’ flat time without probation. A charge of DUI was dismissed.
LEARNING TOGETHER— A two-week language workshop titled Ilisaqativut brought 20 learners of Inuqpiaq to Nome for two weeks. Qunmiġu Kacey Hopson and Annauk Denise Pollock, center, hold a phrase that translates into “How do you write that in Inupiaq?”
UNUSUAL— This approachable puffin was found on a beach at Shishmaref. Usually puffins are cliff-dwelling birds and are rarely  found resting on beaches. Recently, sea birds have been found dead in the region.
PREPARATION BEGINS AT HOME—Bobbi Andrews of Saint Michael discusses preparation of local information to go into a Small Community Emergency Response Plan which contains evacuation routes, important telephone numbers and contacts, critical structures, emergency shelters and emergency operations centers well as a check list for immediate action.
On June 12 to 14, the state Dept. of Homeland Security And Emergency Management and Kawerak, Inc., called together a meeting of representatives from Seward Peninsula villages and local response agencies. The confab in Nome at the Mini Convention...
SENTENCED—James D. Bloomstrand pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the death of his 18-month-old son, Ronald Bloomstrand, June 15, and received a sentence of 13 years’ flat time without probation. A charge of DUI was dismissed.
James D. Bloomstrand, 38, of Nome has gone to prison having received a sentence of 13 years for manslaughter in the death of his son. Bloomstrand and 18-month-old Ronald Bloomstrand were ejected from the vehicle during a rollover accident at...
LEARNING TOGETHER— A two-week language workshop titled Ilisaqativut brought 20 learners of Inuqpiaq to Nome for two weeks. Qunmiġu Kacey Hopson and Annauk Denise Pollock, center, hold a phrase that translates into “How do you write that in Inupiaq?”
Twenty learners of the Inupiaq language spent an intense two weeks together in Nome and the surroundings to develop their ability to build phrases and sentences from the words they already know and thereby take their knowledge of the language to a...
UNUSUAL— This approachable puffin was found on a beach at Shishmaref. Usually puffins are cliff-dwelling birds and are rarely  found resting on beaches. Recently, sea birds have been found dead in the region.
In May and June, dead birds, mostly murres, have been washing up on beaches on St. Lawrence Island, Shishmaref and east Norton Sound. During the past two weeks, reports have escalated, according to Gay Sheffield, UAF-Alaska Sea Grant, told Nome...

Obituaries

Kristine (Qamiziaq) Carlisle was born on November 19, 1985 to Jimmy and Renee Carlisle in Nome, Alaska.  She peacefully passed on May 26, 2018 at 32-years of age. Kristine attended Nome...

Education

GRADUATION— Harrison Moore, Class of 2018 Valedictorian, addresses his classmates and the audience at  commencement at the Nome-Beltz High School gym on May 24.

On Thursday, May 24 in the Nome-Beltz Junior/Senior High School gymnasium, the Nome-Beltz High School Class of 2018 held its commencement ceremony.

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