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A room full of Nome residents showed an interest in a work session Oct. 8 concerning the formation of a public safety committee to help iron out issues between the public and Nome Police Dept. “It...
CELEBRATING—Eddie Kakaruk with the King Island drummers and dancers helped celebrate the commemoration of new UAF Northwest Campus buildings.
With out-of-town dignitaries and elected representatives present, the University of Alaska Fairbanks Northwest Campus dedicated new facilities and celebrated the institution’s continued success at...
Dedication of the Sitnasuanmiut Qunuwit.
The dedication of the Sitnasuanmiut Qunuwit on October 1 is a link to one of the darkest chapters in the history of Nome and the Seward Peninsula. The memorial honors the local people, the...
Tom Moran, center, at a special meeting regarding Meghan Topkok's appeal of City Clerk's decision she was ineligible to run for City Council.
The Nome Common Council prematurely ended Thomas Moran’s tenure as city manager in Nome following an executive session at the end of Monday’s regular Common Council meeting. The Council came out of...
Meghan Sigvanna Topkok
Meghan Topkok raised her right hand and repeated the oath of office as a newly elected Council member at the Oct. 8 meeting of the Nome Common Council. Topkok’s seating occurred after she...
In this week's Seawall, the Nome Police Department send wrong information that resulted in the printing of person's name that ought not have been printed in association with the alleged crime. The...
The Nome Common Council canvassed results of the municipal and NSEDC elections. Here are the official results. Common Council Seat “C”: Jennifer Reader reached a sufficient majority with 320 votes...
Nome Police Chief Bob Estes
With demands on the table that the Nome Police Department commit to investigating sexual assaults, domestic violence and for that matter respond timely to all other calls for service, new police...
The old BIA building may be repurposed to be a day shelter.
A day shelter where discharged hospital patients can go to stay out of the elements, get counseling and avoid the dangers that might lurk on the streets of Nome is in the preliminary stages of...
TELLER CULTURAL FESTIVAL— Shishmaref dancers Kenny Iyatunguk, left, and Gavin Nayokpuk entertain the crowd at last weekend’s Teller Cultural Festival. See story and photos on pages 8/9.
Teller’s population swelled Friday and Saturday as dancers, culture bearers, and related enthusiasts travelled to the village for music and dance, crafts, and a lot of food. The Teller Cultural...

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