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REACHING HIGH— Ivory Okleasik competes in the One Hand Reach during the State Native Youth Olympics in Anchorage.
The Nome Nanook NYO team brought nine athletes to the annual Native Youth Olympics competition in Anchorage, held Thursday April 21-23.
Best Sports Reporting: First Place— Keith Conger, "Run up Norton Sound coast sets stage for Iditarod finish" Best Short Feature: First Place — Keith Conger, "Iditarod veterinarian crew quietly ensures safety of canine athletes"
FIELD OF BLUE—Mayor Richard Beneville and Director Amy Phillips-Chan of Carrie M. McLain Memorial Museum show an antique Alaska flag that Beneville brought to the April 20 meeting of the Nome Museum and Library Commission.
A panel that serves the preservation of history and culture in Nome met recently to note milestones along the way to opening the Richard Foster Building to community use.
Superior Court Judge Ben Esch at his desk in Nome shortly before retiring in January 2013.
April 27, 2016 JUNEAU – Governor Bill Walker today ordered all Alaska flags to be lowered in honor of Retired Superior Court Judge Ben Esch, who passed away on Monday after a courageous battle with leukemia.
REACHING HIGH— Ivory Okleasik competes in the One Hand Reach during the State Native Youth Olympics in Anchorage.
FIELD OF BLUE—Mayor Richard Beneville and Director Amy Phillips-Chan of Carrie M. McLain Memorial Museum show an antique Alaska flag that Beneville brought to the April 20 meeting of the Nome Museum and Library Commission.
Superior Court Judge Ben Esch at his desk in Nome shortly before retiring in January 2013.
Best Sports Reporting: First Place— Keith Conger, "Run up Norton Sound coast sets stage for Iditarod finish" Best Short Feature: First Place — Keith Conger, "Iditarod veterinarian crew quietly ensures safety of canine athletes" Best Sports Feature:...
The Nome Common Council introduced an ordinance amending and adding another section to City laws a requirement that owners and managers of vacant properties register them with the City. The measure requires owners to make arrangements for their...
Superior Court Judge Ben Esch at his desk in Nome shortly before retiring in January 2013.
April 27, 2016 JUNEAU – Governor Bill Walker today ordered all Alaska flags to be lowered in honor of Retired Superior Court Judge Ben Esch, who passed away on Monday after a courageous battle with leukemia. Upon moving to Alaska shortly after law...
REACHING HIGH— Ivory Okleasik competes in the One Hand Reach during the State Native Youth Olympics in Anchorage.
The Nome Nanook NYO team brought nine athletes to the annual Native Youth Olympics competition in Anchorage, held Thursday April 21-23. Every year NYO attracts hundreds of high school athletes from across the state to compete in traditional Native...
Although the state legislature is still in session, and could be for some time, the Nome Board of Education convened at a special meeting last Tuesday to approve the district’s budget for the 2016-2017 school year. “The legislature can go up to 120...
Fluoride, which has been shut off on weekends due to a shortage of personnel will begin to flow into drinking water seven days a week. NJUS has received and installed a device to continuously monitor fluoride. The device has been integrated into the...
FIELD OF BLUE—Mayor Richard Beneville and Director Amy Phillips-Chan of Carrie M. McLain Memorial Museum show an antique Alaska flag that Beneville brought to the April 20 meeting of the Nome Museum and Library Commission.
A panel that serves the preservation of history and culture in Nome met recently to note milestones along the way to opening the Richard Foster Building to community use. The Museum and Library Commission convened April 20 around a long table in the...

Obituaries

Funeral services for Roy Michael Anthony Omiak were held on Wednesday April 20, 2016 at St. Joseph Catholic Church on Steadman in Nome, Alaska. A potluck followed with Diomede and King Island...

Education

Although the state legislature is still in session, and could be for some time, the Nome Board of Education convened at a special meeting last Tuesday to approve the district’s budget for the 2016-

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