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Arctic Eagle will be sweeping in soon   By Peter Loewi The Alaska National Guard will be hosting a large exercise in Nome from February 24, 2022 to March 6. As previously reported in the Nugget, the...
By Diana Haecker The Nome Common Council met on Valentine’s Day with a full agenda, beginning with a work session to mull an ordinance that aims to regulate liquor sales. Before the Council was an...
By Peter Loewi COVID-19 cases in the region, though still very high, appear to decrease. In the Lower 48, they seem to have come down from the Omicron peak, and Alaska has seen a large drop, as well...
FROSTBITE—Tim Hewitt's face shows frostbite injuries.
By Peter Loewi Tim Hewitt’s plane to Anchorage has a flat tire. Despite having been unable to walk there, as he had planned, Hewitt is remarkably upbeat. “I’m sitting here, so I think I have a fair...
By Diana Haecker A trailer home at Dexter Bypass Road burned to the ground on Tuesday, February 1, claiming one fatality. Authorities have not yet confirmed the identity of the body that was found...
By Peter Loewi Following days of strong winds and inclement weather, COVID-19 cases appear to be down from previous weeks’ counts, but Mark Dr. Peterson caution and said, “we will see an increase in...
TEAM MILLER— Brothers Jarvis and Jordan Miller of Nome are getting ready to race in the 2022 Iron Dog.
By Peter Loewi Sitting on a workbench under a 38-year-old Kitty Cat snowmachine, you’d never guess that Nome brothers Jarvis and Jordan Miller are leaving to do the Kotzebue loop in a little over 12...
By Diana Haecker The City of Nome stands accused of deliberately withholding information sought in a civil lawsuit, brought by the American Civil Liberties Union on behalf of Clarice Leota Hardy in...
By Peter Loewi COVID cases continued to climb this week, as the highly transmissible Omicron variant is spreading rapidly through the region. On Friday, Norton Sound Health Corporation announced 407...
By Diana Haecker In a five-hour meeting consisting of a work session on the annual financial audit, followed by a regular session, the Nome Common Council covered vast ground. Discussed were topics...

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