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STILL CATCHING UP – While most inventory is back up to the mark paper goods, particularly toilet paper, remains in short supply.
The COVID-19 pandemic has sent the economy of Nome, along with the economies of Alaska and the entire USA, for a loop. Some businesses have been able to take advantage of federal stimulus loans but...
The City of Nome is looking for interested candidates to fill the Mayor of Nome position.
With the passing of Richard Beneville on May 11 the City of Nome not only lost its biggest fan and promoter but also its mayor of four and a half years. It’s impossible to find a substitute to...
EXPANSION— The graphic shows the vision for a future Port of Nome.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has approved the Port of Nome modification feasibility study with a signing ceremony in Washington D.C. last week and the project now advances to Congress for...
Norton Sound Health Corporation last week confirmed that two of their Nome-based employees tested positive for COVID-19. “Nome saw its third positive case of COVID-19 on Friday, May 22, just one day...
COUNCIL MEETING— The Nome Common Council met at a rescheduled time on Tuesday, May 26.
In another marathon meeting, the Nome Common Council chewed through a fat agenda on Tuesday evening, with most of the time being spent on wrestling with language to formulate a travel form that aims...
MEMORIAL DAY 2020 – Flag bearers and veterans make their way to the site of the Memorial Day service in Nome’s cemetery Monday.
The people of Nome observed Memorial Day on Monday with a parade down Front Street and out to the cemetery where they heard speeches about the meaning of Memorial Day. The event is organized by VFW...
The Nome Common Council in a May 15 special meeting voted to extend a local emergency authorization ordinance in response to the global pandemic caused by a novel coronavirus. The authority is given...
In a special Common Council meeting on Tuesday, May 19 the Council mulled the parameters of an emergency order to control travel to or through Nome. As council members met, the Governor announced...
Richard Beneville gives Jake Kenick a hug during a celebration of Beneville's contributions to Nome last year at Old St. Joe's.
For 30 years he’s been here A wonder to our town He started off a pauper But well deserves a crown   When asking about Dickey You’ll find some common parts You’ll hear he’s always working And...
ROBERT SERVICE READING— It was tradition that Richard Beneville held Robert Service readings during Iditarod time at the Mini Convention Center.
James “Richard” Beneville, 75, our beloved friend, neighbor, community member, mentor, actor and mayor completed his last earthly performance on May 11, 2020.  Richard succumbed to respiratory...

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