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Another round of flight cancellations has hampered travel and freight transport from Anchorage to Nome over the last weekend, due to the same conspiring factors of bad weather and frost heave issues...
In a work session following last Monday’s Nome Common Council meeting, a roomful of concerned citizens showed up to provide input to the question whether or not Nome should have a public advisory...
In an effort to curb public inebriation on Front Street, the Nome Common Council proposed in September an ordinance that ultimately failed in last Monday’s regular Nome Common Council meeting. The...
The federal government has issued a 1,000-page report that states future human activities will pay a whopping economic price on continued global climate changes and lack of efforts to stop or adapt...
PORT EXPANSION— An Army Corps of Engineers study looked at extending the port causeway, shown here on the left, and the port basin deepened to minus 40 feet.
As the Port Commission increases services and woos public-private investment interests to select Nome as a major Arctic port, the panel received an update from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Nov...
Travelers trying to get in or out of Nome last weekend had a tough time  reaching their destinations as planned. A combination of snowy weather and frost heaves on Nome’s main runway caused delays in...
HAULING OUT— The Tagiuk Provider is at anchor and the crawler is making its way out to attach a tow line.
Parking a 205- foot gold dredging barge for the winter can be a problem. Andrew Lee of Tagiuk Gold has been working on a solution for his Tagiuk Provider, a 1,500-ton ice-class barge he brought up...
PANEL— During last week’s Kawerak Regional Conference, the Sexual Assault Advocacy group hosted a panel discussion on how a sexual assault case is processed. Presenting were Thea Tucker with the Bering Sea Women’s Group, NPD officer Gray Harrison, temporary NPD investigator Michael Heintzelman, Barbara Cromwell, Manager of the Norton Sound Health Corporation Forensic Nursing Department, Traci McGarry, Kawerak Child Advocacy Center Director, John Earthman, State of Alaska, 2nd Judicial District, District Att
The City of Nome and Kawerak Inc. last week sent a letter to the FBI, the Governor, state legislators as well as the Alaska federal delegation, requesting assistance to “ensure justice for all...
Julia Haworth, 31, has pleaded guilty to a charge that she contracted with Austin Matthias to sodomize a Saint Michael’s man for not paying her for drugs. Matthias injured the victim severely in the...
With 100 percent of all precincts reporting, the Division of Elections has posted preliminary unofficial results from last week’s midterm elections. The results of House District 39 (including Nome,...

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