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The Port of Nome received $11,250,000 in federal funding to help build new water, wastewater, fuel, power and communications infrastructure. The grant is one of seven awards for Alaska port projects...
BURNED— A suspicious fire consumed Randy Oles’ shed and partially burned the wall of his house on Steadman, on Tuesday night. The police are investigating a series of suspicious fires that occurred in the area over a span of a few weeks.
Nome police are investigating four suspicious fires that occurred in the same general vicinity in Nome over the course of the past month, with the latest fire consuming a storage shed and leaping to...
D-1 LANDS — This map shows the five BLM planning areas where D-1 lands (shaded in pink) could lose federal protections.
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is considering lifting a set of land protections that could potentially open millions of acres in Alaska to mineral entry and state management. Some of the lands...
Two people identified as Jane Doe and John Doe filed a civil lawsuit against the Bering Strait School District alleging that they were repeatedly abused by an ex-Stebbins teacher. The lawsuit claims...
 A years-long dispute between the City of Nome and Norton Sound Health Corporation, whether certain NSHC properties should be exempt from property taxation, is making its way to the Alaska Supreme...
At the Nome Joint Utilities board meeting last Tuesday October 24, Chief Operations Officer of NJUS John Handeland announced the fuel surcharge went down from 24 cents to 21 cents. The NJUS board...
VETERANS — Army Sergeant William Smith and Air National Guard Staff Sergeant Wanda Solomon-Parsons salute each other after the veterans’ walk at AFN on Thursday morning.
The Alaska Federation of Natives met last week for its annual convention, and on Saturday, delegates gathered to consider resolutions that would set their political agenda for the next year. With...
FAMILY — Chris Apassingok (center) stands with his brother Chase (left) as well as his partner Ina and their baby Gracelyn during the screening of “One With The Whale.”
On a windy, cloudy day among floating chunks of sea ice off the coast of Gambell, young hunter Chris Apassingok races toward a bowhead with his family’s whaling crew. So begins the new documentary “...
HONORED — Etta Tall, a tribal healer at NSHC, was give the Della Keats “Healing Hands” award at AFN this year.
By Megan Gannon No annual meeting of the Alaska Federation of Natives would be complete without awards, and the Bering Straits section of the Dena’ina Center had a few reasons to get on their feet...
The Nome Common Council and the School Board met in a joint session to discuss the problem of vaping in Nome schools.
The Nome Public Schools Board of Education and the Nome Common Council met on Monday in a joint work session to discuss the issue of vaping in schools. For an hour and a half, the discussion centered...

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