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On Tuesday, Oct. 29, investigators with the Alaska State Troopers’ Anchorage Airport Interdiction Team arrested 28-year-old Quincy Iyatunguk of Nome at the Anchorage International Airport prior to...
The Norton Sound Economic Development Corporation’s board of directors met last week in Nome for their 2019 third quarter meetings. The agenda included voting on the 2019 Community Benefit Share and...
The Nome Volunteer Ambulance Department is facing a problem. While volunteers to staff the City’s two ambulances are getting harder to find, the number of call-outs is increasing. There are currently...
A meeting between representatives from the Iditarod and PeTA has not been held in decades, but with the arrival of  Rob Urbach on the dog mushing scene as the new CEO at the helm of the Last Great...
THE NEW TROPICS?—Rick Thoman, weather and climate expert, delivered a presentation on weather and warming climate in Alaska.
Rick Thoman came to Nome from Fairbanks Oct. 23 with about half a dozen programs giving different groups an idea of what to expect in weather this fall and winter. Thoman, 30 years a weatherman who...
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,...

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