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WORK SESSION— The Nome Common Council met for a work session on Monday, April 13.
As of Tuesday, the Dept. of Health and Social Service reported 285 confirmed COVID-19 cases and one new death, bringing the death toll to nine in Alaska. This does not include the case identified on...
SIGNS OF THE TIME— Businesses post signs at their doors warning people to stay out if they are sick
Nobody knows how much longer Nome will be shutdown because of the Covid-19 threat, as city officials weigh the devastating effects of a throttled-down economy against public health concerns. While...
On Tuesday, April 14, the news arrived that everybody in the region had dreadfully anticipated: Norton Sound Health Corporation confirmed the first patient who has tested positive for COVID-19....
As Nome goes into its third week of school and business closures as preventive measures to slow the spread of COVID-19, there are statewide 213 confirmed cases and six Alaskans have died of the novel...
The Alaska Department of Fish and Game closed the spring bear hunt to both residents and non-residents and then after some thought re-opened the resident hunt. The explanation for the closure was to...
DISTANCING— The Nome Common Council met on Monday, practicing proper distancing while most councilmembers called in.
The Nome Common Council met on Monday, March 30 in nearly empty Council Chambers, as citizens and councilmembers were encouraged to call in and not appear in person for the meeting, to keep with the...
The Nome Local Emergency Planning Commission met Tuesday morning with most members calling in. Deanna Stang of Public Health Nursing reported Alaska has 119 confirmed cases with none in Nome or the...
IDITAROD 2020 RED LANTERN— Kaci Murringer was the last musher of this year’s Iditarod to arrive  under the burled arch on Sunday, March 22, after 13 days, 22 hours and 29 minutes on the trail.
The 48th running of the Iditarod Trail sled dog race came to an end when musher Kaci Murringer arrived under the burled arch as the last team off the trail. Murringer, of Willow, running a team of...
City Manager Glenn Steckman and Mayor Richard Beneville hold a press conference on Monday. KNOM's Emily Hofstaedter records.
In a press conference on Monday afternoon at the Council Chambers at City Hall, Nome City Manager Glenn Steckman and Mayor Richard Beneville announced a series of emergency orders to combat the COVID...
The Govenor has declared an order for self quarantine: Health Mandate 10.1 – International and Interstate Travel – Order for Self-Quarantine Effective 12:01 a.m. March 25, 2020: All people arriving...

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