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Voting booths at Old St. Joe's in Nome
With a pandemic raging through the nation, the United States general election will look different in 2020. Typically, by Tuesday night, winners have been declared and Alaskans know who their...
At the Nome Common Council meeting on Monday night, the Council voted to follow through with the first reading of an ordinance that would extend state of local emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic...
Nineteen new COVID-19 cases were confirmed in connection with the Bering Strait/Norton Sound region this week, 15 of which were in Stebbins as the outbreak there continues to grow. The first seven...
Florence Okpealuk is missing since August 31, 2020.
It has been nearly two months since 33-year-old Florence Okpealuk disappeared from Nome’s West Beach. Since August 31, friends and family from Nome and the region, the Alaska State Troopers, Nome...
When Russian navy ships took U.S. fishing vessels by surprise during military exercises in late August, Alaskan fishermen lost millions of dollars in potential revenue and feared for their lives....
Eleven new cases of COVID-19 were announced in the Bering Strait/Norton Sound region this week, bringing the total regional case count up to 126. Most of the new cases were part of the ongoing...
Nome Search and Rescue attempt to board the shipwrecked mining vessel. The vessel capsized a mile offshore on Thursday evening and washed ashore later that night. Video courtesy of NVFD/SAR, Jim West...
UPDATE: On Sunday, Oct. 18, at 12:42 p.m. Nome Search and Rescue Volunteers located the body of Serhii Denysenko, 56, on the beach near Darby Creek, west of Cape Nome. The ship wreck site was on the...
ON THE FRONT LINES— Dr. Cristina Peñon, right, consults with CHA-II Camille Katcheak, left, before donning full personal protective equipment to interview a positive COVID-19 patient in Stebbins.
Last Tuesday, October 6, twelve residents of Stebbins tested positive for COVID-19, sparking fears of another major spike in cases on the scale of the Gambell outbreak that started a few weeks ago....
Eight new COVID-19 cases have been detected in connection with the Bering Strait/Norton Sound region in the last week, bringing the total number of regional cases up to 115. While the Gambell...

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