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Seven new cases of COVID-19 were identified in the region this week, one in Stebbins and six in Nome. This brings the total number of cases in the region up to 30. The first new case this week was...
House Rep. Incumbent Neal Foster (D)  House district 39
With Alaska’s primary elections occurring on August 18, several candidates will be vying for spots on November’s general election ballot. During the primary elections, Alaskan voters choose their...
In a work session followed by a special meeting on Thursday, August 6, the Nome Common Council met to hammer out the particulars to disburse another tranche of COVID-19 relief funds to Nome...
On Friday, July 31 the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers gave public notice that the agency takes public comment on the IPOP LLC proposal to mine for gold in the Bonanza Channel/Safety Sound. “The...
Three more people have tested positive for COVID-19 in the region this week. Two are residents and one is a nonresident, and all three are in regional villages. This brings the total number of...
NOWHERE TO GO— Two children sit on the floor of their living room in 2018. Two people sleep on the living room floor of this one-bedroom house in Savoonga, three sleep in the bedroom, and four sleep in the former kitchen.
With more COVID-19 cases being detected in regional villages rather than in Nome in recent weeks, communities across the region have to deal with how they’re going to protect their residents from the...
In its regular meeting on Monday, the Nome Common Council unanimously approved in the second reading an ordinance that gives emergency powers to City Manager Glenn Steckman to take necessary actions...
One more regional resident tested positive for COVID-19 this week, bringing the total regional cases up to 20. The patient is a resident of Teller, and the fourth positive case in the village so far...
The Division of Mining, Land, and Water, Survey Section, will conduct a public hearing on a replat of property near Fort Davis with the intention of facilitating the proposed Gilpin Heights...
About a month ago, residents of St. Lawrence Island found a patch of oily, white goo on the beach, along with some dead sea birds covered in the substance. The birds and the material that seems to...

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