By James Mason The Nome Common Council at its regular meeting Monday voted to postpone a vote on a permit to operate a placer mine within the Moonlight Wells Protection Area.
By Julia Lerner Since last Thursday, Norton Sound Health Corporation has identified four new positive COVID-19 cases in Nome, bringing the total number of active cases in the region to six.
Miner Shawn Pomrenke, left, addresses the Nome Common Council with the request for a permit to mine in the Moonlight Wells protective area.
Photo by Nikolai Ivanoff SPRING MIGRATION— Migratory birds flock to the estuary at Safety Sound and Bonanza Channel in great numbers, as seen in this photo taken on May 9.
OFF AND RUNNING—Nome Nordic elementary ski coach Leonard Lastine helps fourth-grade skier Jamison Erickson-Ford start her skijor run with Chena. The fourth and fifth grade skiers enjoyed nice end of the season weather as they wrapped up the season.
NOME COMMON COUNCIL— The council met in a worksession and regular session on Monday, April 26.
Miner Shawn Pomrenke, left, addresses the Nome Common Council with the request for a permit to mine in the Moonlight Wells protective area.
By Diana Haecker A vote for an ordinance in second reading to change elections for the Nome Common Council, school board and the utility board failed 3-2. The ordinance was an attempt to engage more public interest in running for public office by...
LISTENING TOUR— Former lawmaker and the Governor’s special assistant for Southeast Bill Thomas and Lt. Governor Kevin Meyer were in Nome last Friday to meet with businesses impacted by the lack of cruise ship tourism in 2020.
By Diana Haecker Lt. Governor Kevin Meyer and Bill Thomas, the Governor’s special assistant for Southeast Alaska, traveled to Nome last Friday to hear firsthand from Nome businesses and how the loss of cruise ship visits last year —and possibly...
By Julia Lerner Since last Thursday, Norton Sound Health Corporation identified eight new positive COVID-19 cases in Nome, bringing the total number of active cases in the region to 11. On Wednesday, May 5, three Nome residents tested positive for...
By James Mason The Nome Common Council at its regular meeting Monday voted to postpone a vote on a permit to operate a placer mine within the Moonlight Wells Protection Area. Normally referred to as Moonlight Springs, it is Nome’s only source of...
Photo by Nikolai Ivanoff SPRING MIGRATION— Migratory birds flock to the estuary at Safety Sound and Bonanza Channel in great numbers, as seen in this photo taken on May 9.
By Diana Haecker On Monday, May 10, the Alaska District of the Corps of Engineers issued a new public notice regarding the IPOP LLC permit application to mine for gold at Bonanza Channel. The notice says the Corps got the email of IPOP’s agent Bill...
By James Mason If you’re thinking of putting a new roof on the house, you may find the cost has gone through the roof. Prices of lumber and other building materials have increased dramatically across the nation and Nome has been hit along with the...
OFF AND RUNNING—Nome Nordic elementary ski coach Leonard Lastine helps fourth-grade skier Jamison Erickson-Ford start her skijor run with Chena. The fourth and fifth grade skiers enjoyed nice end of the season weather as they wrapped up the season.
By Keith Conger Nome’s student skiers took full advantage of the warm end of April temperatures as they concluded Nome Nordic’s 17th year of skiing. The program experienced an abundance of success even though all regional and rural state ski meets...
By Julia Lerner Since last Thursday, Norton Sound Health Corporation has identified four new positive COVID-19 cases in Nome, bringing the total number of active cases in the region to six. On Saturday, May 1, a Nome resident tested positive for...
NOME COMMON COUNCIL— The council met in a worksession and regular session on Monday, April 26.
By Diana Haecker In Monday’s regular Nome Common Council meeting the Council passed in second reading an ordinance to adopt changes to the Alaska Remote Sellers Sales Tax Code. The City is part of the Alaska Intergovernmental Remote Sellers Sales...

Obituaries

Mary Ann Catherine Signoretti Tyree
Mary Ann Catherine Signoretti Tyree was born January 20, 1934 in Bluefield, West Virginia and died peacefully on May 7, 2016 in Anchorage, Alaska.  She raised her young family in Orlando,...

Education

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

The Nome Nugget

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Nome, Alaska 99762
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Phone: (907) 443-5235
Fax: (907) 443-5112

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