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The Nome Planning Commission has sifted through grids and charts for hours in two work sessions to determine where Nome’s 2008 zoning law allows budding entrepreneurs to establish marijuana...
Local voters will have a chance to cast a yea or nay vote at the next municipal election concerning a summer sales tax increase. The City of Nome has been exploring additional revenue sources; the...
SHARING MEMORIES— Frank Okleasik's son Tom "Ukallaysaq" and his family share memories during the dedication ceremony on Friday, July 8.
On July 8, the family and friends of the late Franklin Okleasik gathered at the Bonanza Fuel’s tank farm as the City of Nome dedicated the road to the tank farm to be named Franklin D. Okleasik...
SUMMERCISE— Reese Knudsen, middle, and Ayla Trigg, left, are all smiles during CHEERios, a Summercise class, during which children learn the basics of cheerleading, including stunts, jumps, voice projection and safety.
The second session of the Norton Sound Regional Hospital CAMP Department’s Summercise program started on Monday, July 11. In its 16th year, the program strives to keep Nome’s children occupied...
A contract to keep the City of Nome’s vehicles running smoothly has gone to Nome Machine Works. The Nome Common Council approved the award at its regular meeting July 11. For the past two years,...
OUTER CONTINENTAL SHELF LEASES— The map shows active industry leases in the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas.
Last Thursday, the Dept. of Interior announced regulations that aim to raise safety and environmental standards in future exploratory drilling in the Arctic. These regulations are the first rules...
MISSING— The search for Joseph Balderas has been called off.
After nine days of searching around the clock with no result, the organized search for missing Nome hiker and runner Joseph Balderas officially ended on Wednesday, July 6. The extensive effort...
If tumbleweed had been rolling down Front Street in Nome at 3:30 Monday afternoon a passerby might have thought they were in an old time Western ghost town. he hundreds of Fourth of July citizens...
In a public meeting last week at the Northwest Campus, veterinarian Eric Jayne held a presentation about a proposal that aims to reestablish the role of the Alaskan Board of Veterinary Examiners to...
REUNION–A group of people from Chukotka landed in Savoonga for a weeks-long visit with relatives on St. Lawrence Island. The 32 Russians will return home on July 12.
Over 30 residents from five towns in Chukotka arrived on St. Lawrence Island in the past month. The Chukotkans, from Anadyr, Velkal, Provideniya, New Chaplino and Sireniki will be in Savoonga until...

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