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Nancy McGuire
“My memories of Nancy are the things of the heart; that was the world she lived in.  Temper that with an iron but pragmatic will, a keen interest in the natural world, a respect for others, and then...
Nome voters cast their ballots in voting stations at Old St. Joe's Hall, on election day, Nov. 8, 2016.
The electoral victory for president-elect Donald J. Trump and the surprising defeat of Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton did not reflect how bush Alaska, including Nome and the region, voted in...
UNUSUAL FIND— Unalakleet residents found two moose bulls with locked antlers frozen in the ice, five miles east of Unalakleet.
An opportunity to experience something new led to a discovery unlike anything anyone had ever seen in Unalakleet last week. Brad Webster, Unalakleet junior high teacher and Covenant Bible Camp...
Nancy McGuire shows off a Nome Nugget newspaper during the 2016 Iditarod banquet In March in Anchorage.
In her editorial today, Nancy McGuire, editor and publisher of the Nome Nugget newspaper, bid an affectionate farewell to all. Fighting a valiant battle with cancer for over a decade, Nancy passed...
Last month, six Arctic indigenous representatives from Alaska, Canada and Russia traveled to London and addressed the International Maritime Organization during their Marine Environment Protection...
Mayor Richard Beneville congratulates Mark Johnson who won the Nov. 1 runoff election against incumbent Matt Culley for Nome Common Council Seat F. The council met Nov. 3 at the new Richard Foster...
By Amanda Tördal October proved to be a very warm month for Nome, with temperatures high enough to break three daily records, plus one record tie. Throughout Alaska, higher temperatures were seen across the board, even up to Barrow.  According to the National Weather Service, the monthly average temperature in Barrow for the month of October was the warmest on record, at 30.1°F. For the first time in recorded weather history the daily high temperatures in Barrow were on average 33.5°F, above the freezing le
October proved to be a very warm month for Nome, with temperatures high enough to break three daily records, plus one record tie. Throughout Alaska, higher temperatures were seen across the board,...
Polar climate change has brought along opportunities for diverse organizations to work together to meet the needs of sustainable development. Sustainability is a word buzzing through talk about...
KING ISLAND CARVERS - Inside the King Island Carving Studio in Nome, Thomas Barr and Matthew Tiulana are focused on their artwork. Pictured on the left, Barr is polishing mammoth ivory jewelry. On the right, Tiulana is repairing a walrus bone piece.
As concerned Alaska Natives raise their voices in opposition to domestic ivory ban laws passed in a growing number of states, the entire ivory carving community remains uncertain about the future of...
Mark Johnson won common council seat F in last Tuesday's runoff election.
Unofficial results of the November 1 municipal runoff election between Nome Common Council seat F incumbent Matt Culley and challenger Mark Johnson suggest that Johnson won by a significant margin....

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