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ITS OFFICIAL— Nursing instructor Flo Kassly leads graduates Alyse Morris, Kallie King, Daniel Hobbs and their remotely participating classmates in an oath as part of their graduation ceremony.
This month, five students graduated from University of Alaska Anchorage’s registered nursing program through the University of Alaska Fairbanks Northwest Campus in Nome. They are Kallie King, Daniel...
Seven new cases of COVID-19 were identified in the last week in the Bering Strait/Norton Sound region, with 10 cases currently active as of Tuesday. The first two new cases were Nome residents who...
As vaccines become more widely available in the region, city and health officials are reworking some of the region’s COVID restrictions to accommodate people who get the vaccine. While some changes...
On January 6, Congress met in a joint session to tally Electoral College votes, the final step in certifying the 2020 election. But what is typically an uneventful and largely symbolic process...
The Bering Strait/Norton Sound region saw seven new cases of COVID-19 this past week, all of them Nome residents and most of them travel related. As of Tuesday, there were seven active cases in the...
RosaLynn Roxie Reamer
Norton Sound Regional Hospital reports that the first baby of the year was a wish come true to parents Sara Iyapana and Wayne Reamer of Nome. RosaLynn Roxie Reamer was born at 11:11 p.m. on January 6...
This screen shot of marinetraffic.com shows the position of two LNG tankers heading south from the Northern Sea Route towards the Bering Strait.
Last week, a 908-foot Russian tanker carrying liquified natural gas passed south through the Russian side of the Bering Strait, with two more on track to follow suit later this week. The ships are...
JANUARY Army Corps holds public comment on port expansion On January 1, 2020, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers opened a public comment period on the proposed upgrades for the Port of Nome. People...
On December 27, U.S. President Donald Trump signed into law a $900 billion COVID-19 relief bill and an omnibus spending bill that funds the government. The move by the president was somewhat...
Over the last two weeks, the Bering Strait/Norton Sound region saw 11 new cases of COVID-19, including two in Brevig Mission, one in St. Michael and eight in Nome. Meanwhile, COVID-19 vaccinations...

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