The Nome Arts Council organized an open mic last Friday at the Mini Convention Center, bringing Nomeites together to celebrate local talent in music and poetry.
THE TEAM— Jaden Jorgenson, Tommy Cushman, Ben Milton, Wyatt Ahmasuk, Duke McGuffey, Kael Osborne, Andy Peterson. Standing on the platform from left to right are Young Erikson, Natallie Tobuk, Karlin Ahwinona-Smith, Son Erikson and Lucas Marvin.
By Corey Erikson, Wrestling Coach
 VETERANS DAY IN NOME—Veterans, friends and family members begin the parade through town on Friday, November 11 at 11 a.m.. It was also about 11°F when the march began.
The owner of the Polaris hotel, bar and liquor store was indicted on charges of tax evasion. The hotel, bar and liquor store burned down on Halloween 2017.
HAWK RESCUE— Caitlin Konahok of Gambell rescued this young rough-legged hawk with damaged flight feathers. The bird is being rehabilitated at Bird TLC in Anchorage and will be released once it has recovered
THE TEAM— Jaden Jorgenson, Tommy Cushman, Ben Milton, Wyatt Ahmasuk, Duke McGuffey, Kael Osborne, Andy Peterson. Standing on the platform from left to right are Young Erikson, Natallie Tobuk, Karlin Ahwinona-Smith, Son Erikson and Lucas Marvin.
IN PERSON MEETINGS— The NSEDC board met last week for in person board and annual meetings in Nome. Pictured are board members Joe Garnie, Preston Rookok, Art Amaktoolik, Dan Harrelson, J.T. Sherman, Sara Seetot, Morris Nashoanak, Harvey Sookiayak, Frank Katchatag, Milton Cheemuk, Melvin Otton, Joel James, Truman Kava and Oscar Takak. Some members attended virtually.
By Megan Gannon Nome Public Schools Superintendent Jamie Burgess addressed the Nome Common Council last week with a “State of the Schools” report. She told Council members and Mayor John Handeland how the district has been navigating staff shortages...
A lone tripod is left standing near mile 19 of the Nome-Council Hwy after ex-typhoon Merbok hit the region.
The complicated road to recovery after Merbok By Peter Loewi As soon as the flood waters receded, residents across the region began clearing debris, rebuilding roads and addressing their needs going into winter. Even now, two months after ex-Typhoon...
The Nome Arts Council organized an open mic last Friday at the Mini Convention Center, bringing Nomeites together to celebrate local talent in music and poetry. “Nome shows up for the arts!” said Scotty Campbell of KNOM, who served as emcee. “There’...
The Nome Nanook wrestlers competed at the Lancer Smith Memorial tournament in Wasilla this past weekend. The team was led by second place girls varsity finisher Natallie Tobuk, fourth place varsity finisher at 103-lb Young Erikson and 171-lb JV...
By Megan Gannon After a staff shortages forced school closures at Nome-Beltz Middle High School – one last month, one this week — the district continues to seek volunteers and substitute teachers to help patch vacancies and staff absences. During...
By Diana Haecker The Nome Common Council took care of two action items on the agenda in a swift, regular meeting on Monday, passing in first reading an ordinance to dispose of city property along the Port Road to the DOT to accommodate improvements...
By Peter Loewi Results of last week’s midterm elections held many surprises nationwide as a forecasted red wave didn’t quite materialize. It appears that Democrats held on to their razor-thin majority in the U.S. Senate, while about 20 U.S. House...
 VETERANS DAY IN NOME—Veterans, friends and family members begin the parade through town on Friday, November 11 at 11 a.m.. It was also about 11°F when the march began.
By Peter Loewi The sun crested the post office as Nomeites, family, and friends began their parade down Front Street to celebrate Veterans Day. Temperatures were low but spirits were high as blues and oranges lit up the sky, illuminating the...
The owner of the Polaris hotel, bar and liquor store was indicted on charges of tax evasion. The hotel, bar and liquor store burned down on Halloween 2017.
By Diana Haecker A grand jury in Anchorage indicted Nome and Anchorage businesswoman Tina Yi on five counts for tax evasion and five counts for filing false tax returns that underreported income from the business she owned in Nome, SJ Investment...

Obituaries

John Datisman Miller
John Datisman Miller, age 78, of Raymore, Missouri, passed away on Wednesday, November 9, 2022 with his loving wife at his side. John was born in Cherokee, Iowa on November 16, 1943, to Harold and...

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