PROCESSOR— Icicle’s processor Gordon Jensen is coming to Norton Sound to buy and process pink salmon this summer.
By Julia Lerner Icicle Seafoods wants to buy Norton Sound’s pink salmon.
By Diana Haecker The Class of 2021 saw beautiful weather blessing their Graduation Day, as the forty students paraded in trucks through town and then headed to their outdoor graduation ceremony at Nome-Beltz.
PROCESSOR— Icicle’s processor Gordon Jensen is coming to Norton Sound to buy and process pink salmon this summer.
MINING PERMIT— Councilwoman Jennifer Reader confirms with Shawn Pomrenke of Northwest Gold Diggers where he plans to mine for gold within the Moonlight Wells Protective area, during Tuesday’s Nome Common Council meeting.
VACCINATING— Chanelle Koonooka administers a distemper booster shot to a dog in Gambell on Monday.
CONGRATULATIONS— The Class of 2021 received their degrees, diplomas and certificates on May 13, in a virtual commencement ceremony held at Old St. Joe’s.
CHAMPIONS—The Nanooks competed in the Northern Conference Wrestling Tournament in Kotzebue. Both the girls team and boys team won first place. Front (left to right): Natallie Tobuk, Claire Fry, Michael Marvin, Katie Smith, Georgie Ustaszewski, Della Medlin. Middle (left to right): Son Erikson, Tobin Hobbs, Karlin Ahwinona- Smith, Hayden Leeper. Back (left to right): Noah Hobbs, Stephan Anderson, Tristen Hobbs, Colin McFarland, Paris Hebel, Lucas Marvin.
By Julia Lerner The Nome Police Department may soon begin the process of earning its official accreditation following a motion from the Public Safety Advisory Commission on Monday. Accreditation is awarded to law enforcement agencies, including...
By Julia Lerner Since last week, the Norton Sound Health Corporation has identified ten new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of active cases in the region to 12. On Wednesday, June 2, an individual tested positive for COVID-19. The person...
By Diana Haecker Clarice Leota “Bun” Hardy filed a civil lawsuit in federal court in February 2020 against the City of Nome, former NPD police chief John Papasodora and Lt. Nicholas Harvey, alleging that the department and the two named officers...
PROCESSOR— Icicle’s processor Gordon Jensen is coming to Norton Sound to buy and process pink salmon this summer.
By Julia Lerner Icicle Seafoods wants to buy Norton Sound’s pink salmon. This summer, Icicle Seafoods plans to bring a processing vessel as well as four or five fishing tenders to buy pinks from local fishermen. Icicle’s headquarters are in...
By Julia Lerner Since last week, Norton Sound Health Corporation has identified ten new COVID-19 cases in the region, bringing the total number of active cases to nine. On Wednesday, May 26, NSHC identified a Nome resident who tested positive for...
By Diana Haecker The Class of 2021 saw beautiful weather blessing their Graduation Day, as the forty students paraded in trucks through town and then headed to their outdoor graduation ceremony at Nome-Beltz. The parade started at the Rec Center...
Nicholas Reader played Taps.
By Diana Haecker Under sunny skies and a light breeze, Nome’s veterans and several National Guard members in uniform lead a somber parade down Front Street and to Belmont Point Cemetery to commemorate Memorial Day in honor of the fallen. Nomeites...
MINING PERMIT— Councilwoman Jennifer Reader confirms with Shawn Pomrenke of Northwest Gold Diggers where he plans to mine for gold within the Moonlight Wells Protective area, during Tuesday’s Nome Common Council meeting.
By Diana Haecker The Nome Common Council in a 4-1 vote (with one abstention) approved Northwest Gold Digger LLC’s permit application to mine within the boundary of the Moonlight Wells Protective area. Shawn Pomrenke, the applicant, his family and...
VACCINATING— Chanelle Koonooka administers a distemper booster shot to a dog in Gambell on Monday.
By Diana Haecker The community of Gambell fought a distemper outbreak among its dog population this spring and managed to squash the epidemic in its early onset. Distemper is a deadly disease that can afflict dogs and wildlife alike and also has...

Obituaries

Laura Muktoya (Sockpick) Evans
On April 16, 2021, Laura Muktoya (Sockpick) Evans left her earthly life to join all her loved ones who left before her. We can only imagine what a beautiful reunion it was. Although her family feels...

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