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The 2020 census is well underway despite concerns about COVID-19, but the process in Nome and the region has been plagued by confusion and miscommunication. The first round of form distributions came...
Carol Seppilu and Tim Lemaire ran and walked the 72-mile Nome-Teller Highway over the weekend, a 19-hour marathon which included company of bears and musk oxen along with much beautiful scenery. The...
 The last few weeks have seen another alarming uptick in the number of dead, emaciated seabirds found washed  up on the shores in the Bering Strait region. While the exact cause of the deaths is not...
Two more Bering Strait regional residents tested positive for COVID-19 this past week, bringing the total number of regional cases up to 11. This comes alongside one of the biggest surges in positive...
In an more than two-hour long work session of the Nome Common Council at Old St. Joe’s hall, the Council invited public input on the question whether the panel should rescind the emergency ordinance...
PARADE SCRAMBLE— Kids grabbed at the candy tossed from vehicles as the Nome Fourth of July parade made its way down Front Street Saturday.
Nome observed the country’s Independence Day on Saturday with a celebration in traditional Nome style but somewhat subdued because of the COVID-19 pandemic. There was a parade, a patriotic program...
SWORN IN— Interim Mayor John Handeland takes the oath of office, on Tuesday, June 30.
By Diana Haecker In a special meeting of the Nome Common Council the panel decided on the distribution of the first tranche of Alaska CARES Act funds that were allocated to the City of Nome from the...
Two more regional residents have tested positive for COVID-19 in the last week, both of them Norton Sound Health Corporation employees. This brings the total number of confirmed cases in the Nome...
COURT MOVE—  Kekai Newman, left, and Bryce Rickers with Drake Construction transfer boxes of courthouse property to a pickup for transport to the new location as the Court moved last week to a temporary location at the Lutheran Church before it will relocate to its new permanent home at the old hospital.
The U.S. District Court at Nome is moving to a new location but not yet to its new home. The quarters in the old Nome hospital are not yet ready for move-in so the court will spend about two months...
Bonanza Channel is the proposed mining site.
IPOP LLC, a mining hopeful, proposing to mine for gold in the Bonanza Channel, has submitted a plan of operations to regulatory agencies for approval before their exploration phase has concluded. The...

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