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MEMORIAL DAY – Veterans begin the march down Nome’s Front Street on their way to the Nome cemetery for a commemoration of Memorial Day Monday
Veterans, their families and grateful citizens celebrated Memorial Day in Nome with a parade down Front Street and then to the cemetery where they heard speeches about the meaning of the observance....
John Luke Pete, 36, has been charged with Sexual Assault Second Degree and remains in custody at AMCC under $10,000 bail. Court documents say Pete assaulted an incapacitated female on the seawall...
INCREASED TRAFFIC— Nomeites noticed increased air traffic as seen in the busy contrails pattern in the sky as U.S. F-22 responded to six Russian bombers and fighter jets approaching the Alaska Air Defense Zone, on May 20.
On Monday, a busier than usual pattern of contrails in the blue skies above Nome was an indication that something out of the ordinary was going on aloft. On Tuesday, we got the answer to unusual air...
Twenty-one years ago George Lambert of Kotzebue, age ten, saved Pamela Smith, then 12, from drowning. On Saturday Mr. Lambert, known to the world as Radar, was recognized for his heroic rescue by...
DUST— A car kicks up dust on Greg Kruschek Avenue in ths photo taken at the end of April. Dark snow bears witness to the prevailing problem.
With the spring comes sunshine, wildflowers, baseball, and unfortunately, dust. Clouds of dust. What can Nome do about the dust? An assembly of interested individuals representing groups which deal...
The Nome Common Council and proponents of an advisory group concerning community policing, public safety and health, reached a working agreement Monday night after months of tweaking and discussion...
FOUND DEAD — This male walrus calf was one of two that washed up dead on the beaches of Nome last week. Gay Sheffield with UAF Alaska Sea Grant prepares the calf to be sent to the North Slope Borough Dept. of Wildlife Management for a full examination of its condition and to learn the cause of death. If you see unusual conditions or death in marine wildlife, please contact Brandon Ahmasuk (Kawerak) 443-4265 or Gay Sheffield 434-1149.
In Nome and the region reports of seal pups and walrus calves hauled out on beaches are piling up at an unprecedented rate.  UAF Alaska Sea Grant agent Gay Sheffield reported that Nome residents...
Last week, Kawerak welcomed 79 attendees representing businesses and organizations across the Bering Strait region and throughout the state for the Bering Strait Regional Energy Summit. The event...
The Nome Common Council will once again take up a final vote May 13 on a law setting up a community representative Public Safety Commission. The measure has been delayed over several meetings to...
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...

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