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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...
The Nome Common Council decided delay for more information would be the better part of valor Monday in postponing a measure to make being drunk in public streets against the law. The ordinance up...
The federal agency that is managing oil and gas leasing programs for the outer continental shelf regions surrounding every coastline of the United States, including all of Alaska except for the...
GARDEN TOUR— Cheryl Thompson, left, guided participants through a flowery journey of Nome’s gardens, on Sunday, August 13.  Here she is pictured in the Bachelder’s garden with Brianna Menadelook, center, and Ava Earthman taking photos of calendulas and sunflowers.
Sandwiched between days of rainy weather, the annual Garden Tour took place on Sunday under bright blue skies, to the delight of the 18 garden tour participants. Master gardener Cheryl Thompson, who...
Story and photo  by Maisie Thomas A father and son team, which has been traveling around the world in a helicopter to commemorate Canada’s 150th Anniversary, stopped in Nome last week.  Bob and Steven Dengler, along with their helicopter pilot Rob “Dougal” MacDuff, were about two thirds of the way through their journey when they got weathered in in Nome for several days.  They comprise the C150 Global Odyssey, which is hoping to become the first Canadian expedition to circumnavigate the earth in a helicopte
A father and son team, which has been traveling around the world in a helicopter to commemorate Canada’s 150th Anniversary, stopped in Nome last week. Bob and Steven Dengler, along with their...

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