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RETURN — Back at the port following a hunt in difficult weather, the crew pushes the boat up the ice to the trailer. They are Ben Apassingok, Lonnie Booshu, Joe Cross III and David Booshu.
The appearance of walrus on the ice off Nome added some excitement to the onset of spring. People were lining up on the beach on Friday morning, glassing for the walruses that could be heard and seen...
HALL OF FAME –– Vera Metcalf was inducted into the Alaska Women's Hall of Fame.
Vera Metcalf has been inducted into the Alaska Women’s Hall of Fame, an organization honoring Alaskan women who have made a significant contribution influencing the culture of Alaska. Many fields of...
Spring melt is officially here. Dormant viruses are warming up and thawing out, so it may be a good time for a refresher about vaccinations. There are three main vaccines regularly offered in Nome...
The Nome Common Council and City administration are penciling on next year’s budget to avoid a raise in the property tax mill rate from last year’s 11 mills to around 15 mills to meet the cost of...
On Friday, April 26 at approximately 3:15 p.m., a Nome-Beltz Jr./Sr. High School student made a verbal threat involving guns and shooting up the school. According to a communication to parents from...
FIRST RESPONSE –– A Nome ambulance responds to the NEST shelter to take care of a man who'd fallen and was bleeding. The Nome Emergency Shelter Team, NEST for short, offers shelter at night from November through April. This week, it closed for the season.
Nome’s NEST shelter closed Wednesday morning, May 1. The temperature is climbing above freezing but plenty of snow remains and the wind can be bitterly cold. What will the forty-odd regular clients...
A Nome jury found Austin Matthias, 24, guilty on two counts of Sex Assault in the first degree and one count of Assault in the second degree in the contract rape of another man on behalf of convicted...
The Nome Common Council met April 22 in regular meeting and postponed the two action items on the agenda, pending more discussion and additional work sessions. The ordinances centered on a personal...
What if a deadly virus arrived in Nome and people began to die in large numbers? How would the city react? How would the city mount an effective fight to stop the virus? Well, that’s already happened...
The Canadian-owned company Graphite One, proposing to start a graphite mine 50 miles north of Nome, has been issued a habitat permit from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game to draw over 129,600...

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