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The Bering Strait/Norton Sound region saw 27 new COVID-19 cases this week, 12 were identified in Stebbins,  12 were in Gambell and two in Nome and a regional resident traveling outside of the region...
The past few weeks’ COVID-19 outbreak in Gambell has been the most severe cluster of cases the region has seen since the start of the pandemic. With 31 confirmed COVID-19 positive patients and...
THE LONG ROAD—Carol Seppilu and Tim LeMaire run the long and lonesome road from Council on their way to Nome on Sept. 26.
Last weekend, Nome runner Carol Seppilu has completed the third of her long, long runs to raise awareness for suicide prevention. Saturday morning around nine o’clock she completed the 90-mile...
In order to give Nome voters an understanding of the views of candidates running in the Oct. 6 municipal election, The Nome Nugget posed questions to candidates for Mayor, Nome Common Council, NJUS...
On Monday night the Nome Common Council passed a resolution in support of Black Lives Matter, BLM for short, the civil rights movement that has swept across the country over the last few months as...
SEARCHING FOR FLORENCE – SAR divers Tom and Joe Akeya of Savoonga walk up the beach after a day of diving off the causeway seawall at Nome’s West Beach. They assisted the search for Florence Okpealuk, who has last been seen on August 30 at West Beach
The search for 33-year-old Florence Okpealuk of Nome has continued with regional search and rescue groups. Over the past week, people have come in from Brevig Mission, Wales, Savoonga and Teller and...
The past week saw 15 new COVID-19 cases in the Bering Strait/Norton Sound region. This marks the occurrence of the most new regional cases in any single week since the pandemic started and is notable...
Seal pups rest on an ice floe at Bonanza Channel.
During a Monday web-supported meeting hosted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the public had the chance to hear a summary of the proposed IPOP gold mine at Bonanza Channel and provide comment on...
In an effort to get justice for survivors of sexual assault, three corporations donated nearly $40,000 to the City of Nome to expedite the processing of sexual assault kits. Kawerak, Inc, Norton...
Seven new cases of COVID-19 were announced in the Bering Strait/Norton Sound region this week, six of which were members of a single household in Gambell. This marks one of the largest single...

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