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BREAK-IN—NPD officers secured a crime scene at the Alaska Commercial Store on Nome-Teller Highway following a robbery Oct. 19.
Folks who drove up to the Nome Alaska Commercial store Saturday for early shopping or maybe to grab a breakfast sandwich before work, found snow floating down on a number of Nome Police Dept....
AFN Co-chairman Will Mayo interrupts Gov. Dunleavy’s speech to admonish protestors for showing disrespect to an invited speaker with their standing, fists raising, chanting and drumming.
FAIRBANKS— “Good Government, Alaska Driven” was the theme of the 53rd annual Alaska Federation of Natives Convention, held this year in Fairbanks Oct. 17 through 19.   “Good government’ refers to...
Fairbanks— Delegates at the Alaska Federation of Natives Convention, on Sat. Oct. 19, voted to suspend the convention rules to allow consideration of a climate change resolution, among seven others,...
KEY NOTE— Pete Kaiser, 2019 Iditarod champion, receives gifts from Alaska Federation of Natives Co-chairman Will Mayo after his keynote address.
Fairbanks – Iditarod 2019 champion Pete Kaiser and keynote speaker for the Alaska Federation of Natives Convention Oct. 17 told the audience how just like his winning kennel is a community where all...
CLIMATE CHANGE RESOLUTION—Esau Sinnok speaks passionately in support of the Youth and Elders climate change resolutions at AFN.
Fairbanks— Delegates at the Alaska Federation of Natives Convention, on Sat. Oct. 19, voted to suspend the convention rules to allow consideration of a climate change resolution, among seven others,...
The American Civil Liberties Union sent a letter to City of Nome on Sept. 24 seeking justice for Clarice “Bun” Hardy: $500,000 to Hardy or ACLU would go to court on Hardy’s behalf. The ACLU gave the...
Glenn Steckmann
According to his employment agreement with the City of Nome, unanimously approved Oct. 14, William Glenn Steckman III will become Nome’s new city manager effective Nov. 11. The initial term of...
HEAR THE YOUTH—Summer Sagoonick tells the audience gathered outside the Boney Courthouse after a court hearing in Anchorage on  Wednesday about climate change impacts on her family and village.
ANCHORAGE— Attorneys for Our Children’s Trust urged Alaska Supreme Court Justices on October 9 to allow their 16 Alaskan youth clients to proceed with their lawsuit against the state over its climate...
Out of 2,662 eligible voters registered to vote in Nome, only 492, or 18.48 percent, made it to Old St. Joe’s last week to cast their ballots for one mayor, two council members, two Nome Joint...
RESEARCH BIOLOGIST—Lyle Brit Ph.D is lead scientist in a Bering Sea bottom trawl survey program. He will appear at a Strait Science presentation of the summer’s findings in November.
Preliminary results of NOAA bottom trawl surveys in the Bering Sea say that similar surveys in the record warm waters of the Bering Sea need to be repeated next summer, according to fisheries...

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