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MARINE MAMMAL COMMISSION– Commissioner Frances Gulland addresses the commission and community members during a listening session of the Marine Mammal Commission in Nome on Tuesday, February 9. The federal panel has visited Nome for the first time.
Last week, eight members and staff of the Marine Mammal Commission, an independent Federal agency that oversees marine mammal conservation policies, held a public meeting in Nome. The purpose of the...
Fiber-optic broadband may send movie lovers to the kitchen for more and more popcorn next year when they can download entertainment without buffering delays and without running up over-the-limit...
The Nome Planning Commission has added Nome’s housing shortage to a worktable already covered with zoning issues, abatement of eyesores, road safety, park development, comprehensive planning and...
ARCTIC YOUTH AMBASSADORS– Arctic Youth Ambassadors take a break from their meetings for group photo in Anchorage. During the conference, over 20 students met to discuss environmental problems in Alaska.
A select group of college and high school students met in Anchorage from January 16-18 for the annual Arctic Youth Ambassador Summit. The 22 youth ambassadors, who serve two-year terms, come from 16...
IN NOME— The federal Marine Mammal Commission consisting of commissioners Michael Tillman, Daryl Boness and Frances Gulland visited Nome this week for a listening session with the public, among other meetings.
Commissioners, scientific advisors and staff from the Marine Mammal Commission, MMC for short, visited Nome earlier this week. The purpose of the trip was to hear comments and concerns from local...
A third dock was added this summer to the Port of Nome causeway.
The mantle of public service rested heavy on most of the public’s Nome Common Council members evidenced by several rounds of bellyaching Monday evening, on behalf of the public. Still, councilman Lew...
Researchers with the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration have released a report documenting for the first time detectable levels of harmful algal toxins in marine mammals from all...
Red King Crab
Due to the thin shore ice, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game has not opened the commercial crabbing season yet. Per the regulation adopted during last year’s Alaska Board of Fisheries meeting,...
Fire victims of the Umiaq Apartment fire are suing the property owner and Kandie Allen
A family of arson victims has filed suit seeking a minimum of $100,000 in state Superior Court, Second District, against Bering Straits Native Corp. and Kandie Allen. The complaint stems from a fire...
Deputy Fire Marshal Jillian Roberts inspected the Richard Foster Building at 90 percent completion in December and found the new facility “good to go,” according to Greg Smith, City of Nome building...

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