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Waves crashed on the shoreline of Little Diomede last week.
Last Tuesday, February 20, residents of Little Diomede have seen the impossible. Instead of looking out at a frozen seascape of ice, they witnessed open water and high surf crashing onto the shores...
The Nome Common Council was one vote short of unanimously approving the sale of the former museum and library building on Front Street.
The building is appraised as worth $669,000. The minimum bid...
The Nome Port Commission has approved this season’s port tariff schedule with no across-the-board rate increase. However, during the meeting, after a brisk debate on whether there should be a three-...
DIGGING OUT— After a series of snow storms, city workers are busy plowing roads.
It seems like digging out from snow and some more snow is all Nomeites do this winter. But according to National Weather Service meteorological technician Bob TenEyck in Nome, the climatological...
Over the past decade the shrinking Arctic ice cap has expanded Nome’s dream of harvesting riches from open, navigable waters. City administrators believe in potential gain to come from Port of Nome...
In a work session before the regular meeting of the Nome Common Council Feb. 12, Joy Baker, port director, laid out an issue for Council consideration concerning fuel sales at the Port of Nome. The...
IN SESSION— The Norton Sound Health Corporation Board of Directors met last week from January 30 through February 1 for its regular meeting in Nome.
The Norton Sound Health Corporation Board of Directors completed their three-day meeting Thursday, Feb 1 in the hospital’s third-floor board room. Nineteen board members were seated at the table, one...
Gold dredge operations offshore Nome may fall under new U.S. Coast Guard regulations for the 2018 summer mining season. Waiting for the ice to go out before finding out may not be a good plan,...
PROPOSED LEASE AREAS— The congressonal delegation asked to remove from the 2019-2014 OCS lease sale Hope Basin, Norton Basin, St. Matthew-Hall, Navarin, Aleutian, Bowers Basins, the Aleutian Arc, St. George, Shumagin Kodiak and the Gulf of Alaska.
The Alaska Delegation consisting of Senators Lisa Murkowski, Dan Sullivan and Congressman Don Young have send out a letter to Dept. of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke in support of a draft proposed...
Katherine Olson, charged on 11 criminal counts stemming from sales and possession of heroin, has received sentence in Second District Superior Court. In a plea deal, Olson, 25, pleaded guilty to one...

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