News

MISS ANB— Lisa Kamahamak Lynch is Miss Arctic Native Brotherhood and will represent the region at WEIO in July.
For the first time in eight years there is a Miss Arctic Native Brotherhood. Lisa Kamahamak Lynch was selected June 21 and now will represent the Bering Strait region at the World Eskimo-Indian...
The Nome Common Council meeting started off with a swearing in ceremony starring newly-hired Nome Police Dept. employees Alex Le and Justin Stein. The pair raised their right hands and promised to “...
R./V Sikuliaq arrived in Nome on June 24, after its first cruise.
The research vessel Sikuliaq made port in Nome Sunday evening after a cruise, which began in Seward on May 31. The scientists on board have been doing research in the Bering Strait area and the...
MIDNIGHT SUN PARADE— Nome’s solstice celebrations included a parade that started at the Golden Goose Lot, went west on Front Street before turning around and finishing up at the starting point.
Nome’s Midnight Sun Festival is over and from all appearances has been a big success. There was lots of fun, plenty of good food and some great music. Friday at 7 p.m. Eskimo dancing on the Golden...
This bald eagle was seen for several days at the Beam Road near mile 6.
The Nome Nugget is often the first to hear of peculiar or new developments in and around Nome and so it was of no surprise when Nome summer resident Chauncy Hoffman, a truck driver for Fimon Trucking...
PREPARATION BEGINS AT HOME—Bobbi Andrews of Saint Michael discusses preparation of local information to go into a Small Community Emergency Response Plan which contains evacuation routes, important telephone numbers and contacts, critical structures, emergency shelters and emergency operations centers well as a check list for immediate action.
On June 12 to 14, the state Dept. of Homeland Security And Emergency Management and Kawerak, Inc., called together a meeting of representatives from Seward Peninsula villages and local response...
SENTENCED—James D. Bloomstrand pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the death of his 18-month-old son, Ronald Bloomstrand, June 15, and received a sentence of 13 years’ flat time without probation. A charge of DUI was dismissed.
James D. Bloomstrand, 38, of Nome has gone to prison having received a sentence of 13 years for manslaughter in the death of his son. Bloomstrand and 18-month-old Ronald Bloomstrand were ejected...
LEARNING TOGETHER— A two-week language workshop titled Ilisaqativut brought 20 learners of Inuqpiaq to Nome for two weeks. Qunmiġu Kacey Hopson and Annauk Denise Pollock, center, hold a phrase that translates into “How do you write that in Inupiaq?”
Twenty learners of the Inupiaq language spent an intense two weeks together in Nome and the surroundings to develop their ability to build phrases and sentences from the words they already know and...
UNUSUAL— This approachable puffin was found on a beach at Shishmaref. Usually puffins are cliff-dwelling birds and are rarely  found resting on beaches. Recently, sea birds have been found dead in the region.
In May and June, dead birds, mostly murres, have been washing up on beaches on St. Lawrence Island, Shishmaref and east Norton Sound. During the past two weeks, reports have escalated, according to...
IPOP AGENT— Mike Travis with Travis/Peterson Environmental Consulting, Inc. was hired by IPOP. He addressed the crowd at the Monday meeting between permitting agency representatives and the Nome public.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers called together a meeting Monday afternoon to clarify information on a scheme to mine among the salmon and other subsistence species in the delicate biome of Safety...

Pages

The Nome Nugget

PO Box 610
Nome, Alaska 99762
USA

Phone: (907) 443-5235
Fax: (907) 443-5112

www.nomenugget.net

External Links