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During a regular meeting of the Local Emergency Planning Committee last week, the lack of communication from state and federal offices was brought up as Nome gets ready to host several drills related...
NORTHWEST CAMPUS— Looming budget cuts could affect NWC in Nome.
The University of Alaska may experience a $50 million budget reduction for Fiscal Year 2017. UA relies on the state for nearly a third of its total revenue, but legislators are grappling with ways to...
With the task still ahead to pass the operating and capital budget, the 29th Alaska Legislature went beyond its 90-day session that ended on Sunday. As Legislators go into overtime – an additional 31...
Last week, Trudy Sobocienski, the former CEO of the Holy Cross Native Corporation Deloycheet, Inc., stood a civil trial in Anchorage, accused of fraud, conspiracy to commit fraud, breach of fiduciary...
WHITE ALICE— The Common Council voted to acquire the White Alice site on top of Anvil Mountain.
For those looking for a landmark on the way home by sea, tundra and air, and the comfort of things the “way they used to be,” White Alice towers at Anvil Mountain will likely stay in the picture. The...
CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION— A group of children and their parents walked down Front Street in a parade in recognition of Child Abuse Prevention Month on Friday, April 8.
Nome Eskimo Community held a tomcod derby, Kawerak held an art contest, Norton Sound Health Corporation held an open house. While none of these events would appear to be connected, they all supported...
Earlier this week, Alaska State Troopers and Elim Search and Rescue volunteers were still searching for Roger Hannon of Koyuk, who was reported missing on Thursday, March 31. Hannon, 22, and two...
CRUISIN'— A cruise ship and a U.S. Coast Guard cutter anchor in Nome's roadstead in September 2015. A multi-agency drill is scheduled for this summer that simulates a major cruise ship disaster.
Just a day after the luxury cruise ship Crystal Serenity – carrying 1,000 passengers and 600 crew members – is scheduled to depart Nome in August, a multi-agency Search and Rescue drill will be...
A day after drunk snow machiner Arnold Demoski attacked Iditarod mushers Aliy Zirkle and Jeff King, killing one of Jeff King’s dogs and injuring several dogs in both teams, a third incident happened...
DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS—Lew Tobin reads instructions at Nome's Democratic Caucus on Saturday.
Democrats and wanna-be Democrats packed the Polar Cub restaurant Saturday to participate in the Democratic caucus. District 39 Democrats with headquarters in Nome and branches in Koyuk and Unalakleet...

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