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PUBLIC COMMENT— Acting Mayor Jerald Brown, left, City Clerk Bryant Hammond, City Manager Glenn Steckman, center, listen to Port Commissioner Derek McLarty at the podium.
In absence of Mayor Richard Beneville, Nome Councilman Jerald Brown led through last Monday’s regular Nome Common Council meeting that was preceded by a work session concerning FY 2019 audit results...
A new virus has emerged in the Chinese city of Wuhan that has put the world’s medical providers on high alert. A worldwide effort to contain the potentially deadly virus is in motion. “We need to...
MEETING— The Board of Game met in Nome on January 16-20, at the Mini Convention Center. Here, the board listens to ADF&G area biologist Bill Dunker.
In the first order of business, the state Board of Game chose Ted Spraker of Soldotna for another term as chairman, and then Stosh Hoffman of Bethel as vice chair. The panel of seven poured over 43...
A ban on plastic shopping bags will be coming to Nome if an effort spearheaded by the Native Village of Solomon’s environmental coordinator succeeds. Deilah Johnson wrote a proposal and her...
The REAL ID deadline is October 1, 2020. That’s the day you won’t be able to get on a commercial airplane flight, among other things, without a REAL ID compliant license or another acceptable form of...
Tyler Avery Shold, 27, remains in custody at Anvil Mountain Correctional Center where he is being held on $100,000 bail. Shold is facing a charge on first degree murder, with intent to cause the...
The Nome Common Council continued to winnow through requests from service organizations for money from the annual Norton Sound Economic Development Corporation’s Community Benefit Share Monday...
The port of Nome as seen from the air on Nov. 22, 2019.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers opened a public comment period Jan. 1 on Port of Nome proposed upgrades and environmental assessment; time’s wasting. The deadline to submit comments—yay or nay or...
Offshore gold miners off West Beach.
If you missed the first Nome gold rush in 1898 and then again were caught snoozing for the 2011 stampede, your days are looking brighter. The State of Alaska Department of Natural Resources has...
FIRST BABY IN 2020— Mom Jocely and dad John Wyman proudly show their baby Bella Aria, born in Nome on Jan. 5.
The Norton Sound region’s first baby of the year made her entrance to the world amongst her whole family. Bella Aria Wyman was born Sunday, January 5 at 9:54 a.m. in Nome. Earlier that morning, her...

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