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DUCK RACE— Aaron Motis fishes the winning duck out of the Snake River during the annual Rotary Club rubber duckie race on Labor Day
Little ducks of many colors fanned out on the Snake River behind a boat that launched the annual Nome Rotary Labor Day Snake River Duck Race on Sept. 4. The duck race followed the Great Labor Day...
PETITION— Summer Sagoonick, left, and other youth petitioned Alaska Dept. of Environmental Conservation Larry Hartig, right, to take action on climate change, on August 28, in Anchorage.
Summer Sagoonick, a junior student from Unalakleet, was among 18 Alaska youth who last week presented a 114-page petition to Alaska Dept. of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Larry Hartig,...
The Nome Common Council and Tom Moran, city manager, have hammered out a contract to keep Moran at the top of the stairs in the head office for another year. At its regular meeting on Monday evening...
A grand jury has handed up an indictment against Jacob Okbaok, 22, of Teller charging him on sex crimes that occurred in Teller in 2015. The grand jury indictment contains four felony charges:  Sex...
The Alaska Supreme Court issued a decision last week, upholding Governor Bill Walker’s action to reduce the 2016 permanent fund dividend appropriation in the budget bill. The amount paid out was $1,...
A series of documented heroin sales by Katherine M. Olson beginning in March this year has landed Olson, 25, in jail pending $10,000 cash bail. Olson appeared for arraignment in Anchorage Jail Court...
On August 16, Sitnasuak Native Corporation filed a civil lawsuit in the Anchorage Superior Court alleging that three of the corporation’s sitting board directors have “breached their fiduciary duty...
LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR— Lt. Governor Byron Mallott visited Nome and addressed the crowd at the Berry Festival at Anvil City Square on Sunday afternoon. He is pictured with Mayor Beneville, left, and Crystal Serenity Captain Birger Vorland.
Lieutenant Governor of Alaska Byron Mallott spoke at the Berry Festival in Nome on Sunday, August 20 on stage in front of Old St. Joe’s at Anvil City Square. Introduced by Mayor Richard Beneville,...
The cruise ship Crystal Serenity anchored at Nome's roadstead on August 20.
 The luxury cruise ship Crystal Serenity made landfall in Nome on Sunday, after its maiden voyage through the Northwest Passage last summer was successful and Crystal Cruises decided on an encore...
Nome Joint Utility System power plant personnel called the NJUS office Thursday morning to report a sudden 2,500 to 3,000 gallon-per-minute increase in water usage, That rise in usage indicated a...

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