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With COVID-19 bearing down on rural Alaska, deficiencies in basic infrastructure like water and sewer systems are becoming more and more pressing. In some Bering Strait villages, no water or sewer...
One more regional resident tested positive for COVID-19 this week, bringing total resident cases to 19 since the start of the pandemic, with three cases currently active. The newest case tested...
The reality TV show Bering Sea Gold is in its 12th season and one of its stars, Emily Riedel, captain and owner of the gold dredge Eroica, is out there on the Bering Sea with her crew scouring the...
HIDDEN– Two tents being used by homeless persons are hidden from view off Greg Kruschek Avenue.
When the NEST shelter closed for the season at the end of May, the Nome Community Center offered tents to those who need shelter during the spring and summer months rather than letting homeless...
Norton Sound Health Corp. CEO Angie Gorn addresses the Nome Common Council on Monday, July 13.
The Nome Common Council, in its July 13 regular meeting that lasted nearly four hours, voted unanimously to extend a local emergency ordinance to “direct the city manager to take necessary actions to...
Norton Sound Health Corporation reported six new cases of COVID-19 in the past week, the largest spike since the beginning of the pandemic. Particularly concerning have been cases in two villages,...
The 2020 census is well underway despite concerns about COVID-19, but the process in Nome and the region has been plagued by confusion and miscommunication. The first round of form distributions came...
Carol Seppilu and Tim Lemaire ran and walked the 72-mile Nome-Teller Highway over the weekend, a 19-hour marathon which included company of bears and musk oxen along with much beautiful scenery. The...
 The last few weeks have seen another alarming uptick in the number of dead, emaciated seabirds found washed  up on the shores in the Bering Strait region. While the exact cause of the deaths is not...
Two more Bering Strait regional residents tested positive for COVID-19 this past week, bringing the total number of regional cases up to 11. This comes alongside one of the biggest surges in positive...

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