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NOME’S LAW ENFORCEMENT SERVICE—Nome police officers turned out for a Nome Common Council meeting Dec. 9 where their newest member, Austin Martino took his oath of office. (l to r) Jonathan Jachim, from Fairbanks; Interim Chief Mike Heintzelman, Virginia; Austin Martino, New York; Sgt. Marc Morris, Georgia;  Justin Stein, Idaho; Cordell Murray, Kentucky; Raymond Murray, Texas.
In its regular meeting held on Monday, Dec. 9, the Nome Common Council heard updates on the Nome Inner Harbor Launch Ramp Project. The job will cost $1.7 million. Norton Sound Economic Development...
Glenn Steckman
Under the steady hand of Interim City Manager John Handeland, Nome regained some stability after a period of turmoil brought on by a police department accused of not investigating sexual assaults and...
On Tuesday, Dec. 10, NOAA released its annual snapshot of the state of the Arctic in form of the 2019 Arctic Report Card, comprised of 12 essays that lay out the changes happening in the Arctic...
Indigenous women nationwide are victims of violence at unprecedented levels. According to The Center for Disease Control and Prevention, murder is the third-leading cause of death among American...
Six inmates of Anvil Mountain Correctional Center between the ages of 22 and 34 ganged up on two other inmates Saturday evening around suppertime. The group of alleged offenders are facing charges...
Palmer police reports that Mingnuna Miller, 28, was found dead at the Peak Inn Motel in Palmer, on November 8. Palmer Police Chief Lance Kettering told the Nome Nugget that they received a 911 call...
HOCKEY – Two hockey players enjoy the ice Friday on the Nome ice rink.
The long, cold winters in Nome are more enjoyable for some people because of the city’s outdoor ice rink. Local kids love to skate and there’s a contingent of hockey players, many of them Minnesota...
National Weather Service offices in rural Alaska, including Nome, Kotzebue, Bethel, McGrath, Cold By, Kodiak and Yakutat, are no longer officially measuring snow depth or snow fall as part of their...
Despite the howling snow storm, which arrived earlier in the day, the Nome Common Council met in a work session and a regular session Monday night. The meeting was the first for Nome’s new city...
Volunteer searchers found the remains of missing Jimmy Kiyutelluk of Brevig Mission on Saturday, Nov. 23. Kiyutelluk was attempting to cross from Teller point to Brevig Mission in a 12-foot Lund boat...

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