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Norton Sound Health Corporation announced 23 new COVID-19 cases this week, 17 of which have been in the village of Stebbins. This unprecedentedly large spike in regional cases brings the Stebbins...
Jerry Pushcar
There are only a few ways to get to Nome. The most convenient way is to be born here. Or you can come on the big jet or you can come by boat, or by snowmachine or dog sled. Steamships were the best...
Voting booths at Old St. Joe's in Nome
With a pandemic raging through the nation, the United States general election will look different in 2020. Typically, by Tuesday night, winners have been declared and Alaskans know who their...
At the Nome Common Council meeting on Monday night, the Council voted to follow through with the first reading of an ordinance that would extend state of local emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic...
Nineteen new COVID-19 cases were confirmed in connection with the Bering Strait/Norton Sound region this week, 15 of which were in Stebbins as the outbreak there continues to grow. The first seven...
Florence Okpealuk is missing since August 31, 2020.
It has been nearly two months since 33-year-old Florence Okpealuk disappeared from Nome’s West Beach. Since August 31, friends and family from Nome and the region, the Alaska State Troopers, Nome...
When Russian navy ships took U.S. fishing vessels by surprise during military exercises in late August, Alaskan fishermen lost millions of dollars in potential revenue and feared for their lives....
Eleven new cases of COVID-19 were announced in the Bering Strait/Norton Sound region this week, bringing the total regional case count up to 126. Most of the new cases were part of the ongoing...
Nome Search and Rescue attempt to board the shipwrecked mining vessel. The vessel capsized a mile offshore on Thursday evening and washed ashore later that night. Video courtesy of NVFD/SAR, Jim West...
UPDATE: On Sunday, Oct. 18, at 12:42 p.m. Nome Search and Rescue Volunteers located the body of Serhii Denysenko, 56, on the beach near Darby Creek, west of Cape Nome. The ship wreck site was on the...

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