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Leora Kenick waves U.S. flags as the Memorial Day parade arrived the Belmont Point Cemetery.
With temperatures hanging in the low 30s, Nomeites lined up in front of the Post Office on Front Street to begin the Memorial Day Parade at 11 a.m. on May 27. The police car’s lights twirled, ready...
WHALE SURVEY— The International Whaling Commission's POWER survey will sail across the southern Chukchi Sea and eastern Bering Sea this summer to check on large baleen populations.
Two surveys this summer will crisscross the region’s seas by air and ship to check on the populations of various whale species. Beginning in June, the latest aerial survey of beluga whales will take...
GOOD BYE— Port commissioners (left to right) Gay Sheffield, Charlie Lean, Jim West Jr., port user Adem Bockmann, port commissioners Derek McLarty, Drew McCann, Russell Rowe and Harbor Master Lucas Stotts bid farewell to retiring port project manager Joy Baker, center.
A draft of the Port of Nome’s Strategic Development Plan Update–Phase A was discussed by the Port Commission in a work session last month. With a goal to prepare Nome for the future, the plan aims to...
The tribal governments of Unalakleet and Elim have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Utilities Service and its administrator for not complying with its own rules when...
ETIRING— Joy Baker, right, pictured with Nome Mayor John Handeland, left, and U.S. Coast Guard Sector Anchorage Commander Capt. Christopher Culpepper last September, is going to retire on May 24, after many years in service to the Port of Nome.
The City of Nome is still on the hunt for a qualified candidate to take on the role of port director. Joy Baker retired from her longtime position as port director a year ago. She has, however,...
ADDRESSING THE CROWD— Village of Solomon president Kirsten Timbers addresses the crowd at the Nome Rec Center.
More than 100 children and adults marched from Nome’s City Hall to the Rec Center chanting “No more stolen sisters!” on Sunday, May 5, nationally recognized as an awareness day for Missing and...
HOMEPLATE APARTMENTS— The entrance to the apartment building is bright and welcoming.
HomePlate Apartments, a project to house those experiencing chronic homelessness in Nome, welcomed its last tenant on April 14, a milestone marking the full occupancy of all 15 units. The project is...
ROALD AMUNDSEN— The Cruise ship Roald Amundsen is docked at the Nome Port.
On June 21, the day of the summer solstice, Nome will welcome passengers from the biggest cruise ship to visit this region to date. The Westerdam, a ship owned by the cruise company Holland America...
MEETING— G1 Senior Vice President of Mining Mike Shaffner provides updates of Graphite One mining plans  during the Monday, April 22 meeting at Old St. Joe’s in Nome.
Graphite One is on track to complete the feasibility study by the December 2024 deadline allowing the company to get financing for the project so they can begin applying for permits, which is when...
Another Quintillion fiber optic cable cut caused an internet and cell outage, lasting about 12 hours between midnight and noon on Tuesday, in northwest Alaska.   The cause? Quintillion CEO George...

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