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By Peter Loewi Two years to the day since Norton Sound Health Corporation started the tribal leaders COVID calls, people from across the region continue to call in to learn about the latest regional...
Volunteers gather around Gerard Thiart as he arrived with Ed Stang in the White Mountain checkpoint.
A group of mushers, Jeff and KattiJo Deeter, Sean Williams, Sebastien Dos Santos Borges, Bridgett Watkins and Gerard Thiart left White Mountain around 4 a.m. this morning Friday, March 18. They...
By Peter Loewi Active cases in the region hit an annual low of 55, two thirds of which were in Nome. The remaining third were in six villages, up from four last week, but down from 13 villages just...
ARCTIC EAGLE— Lieutenant Colonel Christopher Mahoney, Senior Airman Lamb and Lieutenant Colonel Erik DeSoucy demonstrate some of their tools, including “Billy” during the Alaska National Guard’s Arctic Eagle/Patriot 2022 exercise held in Nome
By Peter Loewi The Alaska National Guard’s Arctic Eagle/Patriot 2022 exercise has come to a close. Participants vacated their snow caves, packed up their prototype medical tents and returned to...
By Peter Loewi COVID-19 cases rise and fall in Nome as large events sweep through town, but it appears that travel-related COVID infections are decreasing. Case numbers continued to drop across the...
By Peter Loewi The email was short, and titled Air Raids. “As we watch things heat up overseas, does Nome have any buildings for bomb shelters?” It was not the only email or phone call that The...
Rob Luce addresses the Nome City Council on Feb. 28, 2022.
By Diana Haecker After months of work sessions, debates at regular meetings and hearing angry testimony from Nome residents, an attempt to curb by ordinance hard liquor sales through package stores...
PUBLIC OUTREACH— Sgt. 1st Class Kempner and Sgt. Conant greet Nome residents with hamburgers and hotdogs fresh off the grill during an outreach event at the National Guard Armory on Sunday, Feb. 27, as part of the Arctic Eagle exercise in Nome.
By Peter Loewi About 150 participants from across the country and a variety of government agencies are in Nome as part of the Alaska National Guard’s Arctic Eagle/Patriot 2022 exercise. During a...
By Peter Loewi The Omicron variant appeared to have stopped spreading almost as quickly as it started, with active cases down 76 percent from their January 28 peak, but then rose again slightly...
By Peter Loewi A long weekend and stormy weather again drove COVID testing and cases down across the region. For the first time since January 10, active cases dropped below 100, a welcome development...

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