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We hope you had a Merry Christmas and we wish you a Happy New Year. As is custom, we at the Nugget took a week off and thus there won't be a Nome Nugget edition for December 27, 2018. We are working...
As temperatures in Nome drop into the minus digits, people living on the streets huddle in corners that shelter them from the wind and visit places that will let them inside to warm up. But mostly...
GRADUATES—Nursing Instructor Karen Walls, RN joins nurse graduates Mary Ruud, Richelle Horner and Colette Topkok for a picture with their celebratory cake.
It wasn’t the formal cap-and-gown graduation ceremony for the three nursing students in Nome. That was planned for the weekend at the University of Alaska Anchorage, along with other winter graduates...
SENTENCED— Frank R. Johnson, 39, appeared in Nome Superior Court on Dec. 10, for sentencing  on attempted murder charges.
Frank R. Johnson, 39, has been sentenced to 60 years flat time after he pleaded guilty to the attempted murder of a Nome police officer. Officer Casey Johnson, no relations to the defendant,...
The Council unanimously passed a resolution alerting the state Dept. of Transportation and Public Facilities Commissioner John McKinnon and Gov. Mike Dunleavy to the emerging situation with the east-...
Danae Otton and Jared Michael Miller
Amber Danae Otton and Jared Michael Miller were married on August 18, 2018 in Nome, Alaska at their parent’s Nuuk campsite officiated by Jared’s father David Miller. The bride is the daughter of...
Days after the Nov. 30 earthquake shook Anchorage and the Mat-Su area at a magnitude of 7.0 on the Richter scale, state and federal agencies as well as homeowners are assessing the damage to...
In late October of 2017, Quintillion announced the completion of the Alaska subsea fiber optic cable system. On December 2, 2017, the New York Times covered the advent of high-speed fiber Internet in...
Another round of flight cancellations has hampered travel and freight transport from Anchorage to Nome over the last weekend, due to the same conspiring factors of bad weather and frost heave issues...
In a work session following last Monday’s Nome Common Council meeting, a roomful of concerned citizens showed up to provide input to the question whether or not Nome should have a public advisory...

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