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FULL BLAST— The youth division of last weekend’s Fun Run in Unalakleet blasts out of the gates. The run was part of weekend geared towards healthy activities that included the annual Silver Salmon Derby, the Berry Bake-off and a community barbeque.
The 19th annual NAC Community BBQ, Silver Salmon Derby and Berry Bake off kicked off Friday evening at 5 p.m.in Unalakleet. NAC hosts the events with help from volunteers representing SBS and the...
STYMIED—Larry Pederson (l), chair of the Nome Planning Commission, David Csiki and Greg Smith (r), building inspector, discuss Csiki’s structure, right, under consideration for the controversial City abatement process. Csiki maintains lack of enforcement of laws on George Foot, owner of building next door, hinders work on Csiki’s building. Foot and Smith say it isn’t so. The Council has the last word on demolitions after a step-by-step process.
The Nome Planning Commission found a list of debatably abatable properties in their meeting packets Aug. 1—about 50 structures on a long list from which to nominate a short list of five most needing...
WHO KNEW?— Sen. Lisa Murkowski proved her skills playing Eskimo Yo-Yo during her Tuesday visit at the Katirvik Cultural Center.
The only indication that something unusual was going on at the Foster Building on Tuesday morning was the silver City of Nome car that stood at the roundabout in front of the entrance to the building...
Property between Shishmaref and Wales designated by the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act as a cemetery or historic site was looted this summer. The land belongs to the Bering Strait Native...
William Johnson, 31, died in Teller shortly after Frank Lee stabbed him in the chest during an argument early July 14, according to Alaska State Troopers’ investigation. Lee has pleaded innocent of...
On Sunday, Austin Ahmasuk went along the beach to his camp at the Sinuk River, about 28 miles from Nome, and shortly after hitting West Beach past the port, he found one dead seabird on the shore....
Kandie Allen, 37, will serve the remainder of her jail time on convictions on Arson Two and Assault Four, stemming from setting fire to an apartment building at East Third Avenue and Moore Street in...
Witnesses told Alaska State Troopers that Felix Wongittilin was traveling very fast through Savoonga with his mother riding along when he took a left turn too wide, lost control and flipped his ATV...
Thomas Moran, city manager, does not have a new contract—that’s to come from a confab with the Council — but the panel did vote to keep him around with five yes votes and one abstention by Councilman...
Nome Common Council Member Stan Andersen slammed the window on a breeze wafting into City Hall with news that the Alaska Dept. of Corrections might want to load empty beds at Seaside Center with...

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