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STUDENT PROJECTS — Two groups of Nome-Beltz high school students led by biology teacher Sarah Liben worked on projects to study the impact of harmful algal blooms on subsistence resources. One group consisted of Nutaasaq Ahnangnatoguk, Iryna Kadatska and Aldred Omedelina. Michael Marvin, Madison McClaren and Jeremy Miller were in the other.
The Western Alaska Interdisciplinary Science Conference, or WAISC for short, was held in Nome last week. Hosted by Alaska Sea Grant and the University of Alaska Fairbanks Northwest Campus, the...
The Nome Common Council signed off on a Memorandum of Agreement with Norton Sound Health Corporation to take over ground ambulance services, currently run by the city’s volunteer ambulance department...
Swans gather at Bonanza Channel in this file photo taken in May.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers made an announcement two weeks ago that surprised many in the Nome region. A Hawaii-based general with the Corps reversed an Alaska District Army Corps decision on...
This year the Nome Pool will stay open during the summer after being closed for its regular winter season for an retrofitting the sanitation system from saltwater back to a chlorine system that it...
SPEAKING UP— Trinh Johnson addresses the Public Safety Advisory Commission with her concerns on the Nome Police Department on Monday April 2.
The Nome Public Safety Advisory Commission met Monday for the first time since August 2023, with a full quorum. The commission heard from four community members who voiced frustrations with Nome...
NERVES OF STEEL—Nome Nanook Orson Hoogendorn moves the ball into the danger zone with less than 10 seconds to play in last Saturday’s State Championship game against Mt. Edgecumbe. With just two seconds left he delivered a buzzer-beating 3-pointer to put the Nanooks into the lead and cinch the state title for 2024
Clutching their State Championship trophy, the Nome Nanooks Boys’ Basketball team exited the Alaska Airlines terminal in Nome on Sunday to a true hero’s welcome. A crowd of Nanook fans gathered as...
RED LANTERN — Rookie musher Jeff Reid arrived in 29th place under the Burled Arch in the wee hours of Saturday morning, bringing the 52nd running of the Iditarod to a close at 2:22 a.m. Reid finished the race in 12 days, 11 hours and 22 minutes.
Just after 2 a.m. on Saturday, Nome’s siren sounded for the final time of the 2024 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. Revelers from the bars, fans and mushers spilled onto Front Street, braving cold north...
GOLDEN HARNESS AWARD WINNER — Seavey showed some love to Golden Harness winner Aero, one of the lead dogs that got him to Nome.
Immediately after his arrival in Nome last week, Iditarod champion Dallas Seavey walked to the Mini Convention Center for a press conference so that reporters and fans could gain insight about what...
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pacific Ocean Division announced on Wednesday that it has offered a permit to IPOP, LLC to dredge for gold in the Bonanza Channel estuary east of Nome.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pacific Ocean Division announced on Wednesday that it has offered a permit to IPOP, LLC to dredge for gold in the Bonanza Channel estuary east of Nome. The permit was...
Dallas Seavey and his lead dogs Arrow and Sebastian after winning this year's Iditarod.
Dallas Seavey is now in a league of his own, having notched the sixth Iditarod victory when he won the 2024 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog race, arriving in Nome on Tuesday, March 12 at 5:16 p.m. after nine...

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