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Four representatives of GraphiteOne Resources traveled to Nome, Brevig Mission and Teller in early October to meet with community leaders and to announce the impending release of a preliminary...
A number of familiar Arctic stewards—the people from Alaska who appreciate evidence of climate change and its risks to local and global life—attended the three-day Arctic Circle Assembly in Iceland...
COUNCIL— Councilmen Stan Andersen, Jerald Brown, Louie Green Sr., Mayor Richard Beneville and councilman Lew Tobin get ready for Monday’s regular common council meeting.
In a lengthy regular common council meeting on Monday, Mayor Richard Beneville and Councilmen Louie Green, Lew Tobin, Stan Andersen and Jerald Brown passed several ordinances in second reading...
The Nome Common Council met at noon on Thursday, Oct. 6 for what usually takes only a few minutes: to canvass the election results of the municipal election from Oct. 4. However, more than an hour...
While a lawsuit has been filed and a bill introduced to restore the full amount of the Permanent Fund Dividend, rural Alaskans in Nome and the region try to deal with the impact of half a PFD on the...
City Manager Tom Moran, City Clerk Bryant Hammond and Jill Nederhood work on tallying the unofficial election results on Tuesday, Oct. 4.
A shockingly low number of only 473 out of 2,494 eligible Nome voters found their way to the polls on Oct. 4 to participate in the municipal elections in order to vote on two Nome Common Council...
NEW CLEANUP METHOD - Jack Bennett of Industrial Hemp Manufacturing, LLC, demonstrates the use of Kenaf to the AK RRT. Kenaf is a naturally absorbent fiber made from the Hibiscus cannabinus plant that can be used for cleaning up oil spills.
The Alaska Regional Response Team, ARRT for short, met in Nome on September 28 for an all-day meeting in the Mini Convention Center to create a condensed and organized plan for emergency oil spill...
SLIPPED—Cargo loading equipment went off track when the barge Greta’s ramp slipped out of position, also throwing down the container. The accident occurred mid-morning Sunday.
This week Alaska Marine Services waited in Nome for a barge and crane to head into Nome’s harbor from Dillingham after a forklift driver had a bad day on Sunday at Port of Nome’s high ramp. No one...
As the main action item at the Sept. 26 regular meeting, the Nome Common Council unanimously voted seven amended city fiscal year 2016 spending plans into first reading: general fund, school debt...
Barb Amarok, incumbent, is running for School Board Seat E.
In order to give voters in the upcoming October 4 municipal elections an understanding of the candidates’ positions on issues, the Nome Nugget posed the same questions to candidates running for Nome...

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