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Keith Morrison
Council Seat C Challenger Keith Morrison NN: What is your motivation to run and what are your qualifications to run for the Nome Common Council? My motivation to run for the council comes from my...
Jennifer Reader
Council Seat C: Three year term Challenger Jennifer Reader NN: What is your motivation to run and what are your qualifications to run for the Nome Common Council? Jennifer Reader: My motivation to...
Lew Tobin
Council Seat C: Three-year term Incumbent Lew Tobin NN: What is your motivation to re-run for office and what are your qualifications for the Nome Common Council? Lew Tobin: I ran for City Council...
Current City Manager Tom Moran tendered his resignation with 30 days’ notice at a special meeting Sept. 17. Because Moran will be vacating his office in three weeks, and the search for his...
ANSWERING— ACOE’s Leslie Tose answers a question from the public during last Thursday’s meeting regarding IPOP permits. Pictured are (left to right) DNR’s Charlene Bringhurst, Tose, IPOP liaison Mitch Erickson and DEC’s Allan Nakanishi.
The 2018 mining season has come and is almost over without the aspiring mining outfit known as IPOP LLC having secured the necessary exploration, let alone mining, permits that would allow them to go...
The Nome Common Council galloped right up to passage of an attempt to dry up public intoxication but stopped short of clearing the hurdle Monday evening. The Council introduced a measure to limit...
After the Council came out of a three-hour executive session on personnel Monday evening, City Manager Tom Moran gave the panel his 30-day notice of resignation. Councilmen Jerald Brown and Mark...
LOOKING GOOD?—Austin Matthias, on trial for raping a man who owed a bootlegger,seems optimistic after his attorney, Matt Tallerico, concludes his closing argument Sept. 12. The next day the jury found Matthias guilty of sexual assaults.
A Nome jury has found Austin Matthias, 24, guilty on two counts of sexual assault in the first degree and one court of assault in the second degree in the contract sodomy of another man on behalf of...
AWARD— Local historian Cussy Kauer, center, was presented with the Contributions to Alaska History Award by Michael Hawfield, left, and Joan Antonson, right, Director of the Alaska Historical Society during the Awards Banquet after the joint Museums Alaska and Alaska Historical Society conference in Nome
The 2018 Museums Alaska and Alaska Historical Society’s joint conference held on Sept. 12 through 15 filled the town with historians from around the state. Close to one 125 of them joined another 50...
WALK FOR ASHLEY— Nome residents gathered to stand in solidarity with missing 10-year-old Ashley Johnson-Barr from Kotzebue, on Thursday. The body of the girl was found the next day near Kotzebue.
Ashley Johnson-Barr, the ten-year-old girl who disappeared from Kotzebue on Thursday, September 6, was found dead on Friday, September 14. In a statement on Friday, September 14, the Alaska State...

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