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On January 6, Congress met in a joint session to tally Electoral College votes, the final step in certifying the 2020 election. But what is typically an uneventful and largely symbolic process...
The Bering Strait/Norton Sound region saw seven new cases of COVID-19 this past week, all of them Nome residents and most of them travel related. As of Tuesday, there were seven active cases in the...
RosaLynn Roxie Reamer
Norton Sound Regional Hospital reports that the first baby of the year was a wish come true to parents Sara Iyapana and Wayne Reamer of Nome. RosaLynn Roxie Reamer was born at 11:11 p.m. on January 6...
This screen shot of marinetraffic.com shows the position of two LNG tankers heading south from the Northern Sea Route towards the Bering Strait.
Last week, a 908-foot Russian tanker carrying liquified natural gas passed south through the Russian side of the Bering Strait, with two more on track to follow suit later this week. The ships are...
JANUARY Army Corps holds public comment on port expansion On January 1, 2020, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers opened a public comment period on the proposed upgrades for the Port of Nome. People...
On December 27, U.S. President Donald Trump signed into law a $900 billion COVID-19 relief bill and an omnibus spending bill that funds the government. The move by the president was somewhat...
Over the last two weeks, the Bering Strait/Norton Sound region saw 11 new cases of COVID-19, including two in Brevig Mission, one in St. Michael and eight in Nome. Meanwhile, COVID-19 vaccinations...
FIRST COVID VACCINE IN NOME— Phillip Dexter, 96, was the first QCC resident to receive the COVID-19 vaccine on Wednesday, Dec. 16. The vaccine was administered by Marla Mayberry, LPN.
The precious Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine arrived Wednesday, Dec. 16 in Nome and the vaccination of Norton Sound Health Center frontline employees and the residents of the Quyanna Care Center...
The 2021 Iditarod will not be ending in Nome due to Covid considerations.
On Friday last week the Iditarod Trail Committee announced that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 49th running of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog race will follow a different course, one that won’t lead...
The Bering Strait/Norton Sound region saw just three new cases of COVID-19 this week, the smallest weekly increase in recent months. Shipments of both Pfizer and Moderna vaccines have also arrived in...

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