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By Peter Loewi The Omicron variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus is surging through the region, causing record infection numbers. “We expect the month of February to be a rough month with a lot of cases...
PORT COMMISSION— The port commission met in a work session and regular meeting on Thursday, January 20 to discuss the gravel tariff and other topics.
By Diana Haecker The Port Commission met in a work session and regular meeting last week to finalize wharfage ratesdealing with gravel, sand and rock exports, noting that the amount of gravel going...
By Diana Haecker In a nearly five-hour long meeting marathon, the Nome Common Council on Monday heard heart-wrenching public testimony and debated the question how to curb alcohol-fueled misbehavior...
By Peter Loewi On the evening of January 14, City Manager Glenn Steckman reinstated the mask requirement for persons in public places. As written, the emergency order states that until midnight,...
 ARCTIC EAGLE—Alaska National Guard Lieutenant Colonel Eric Marcellus held a presentation about joint exercise Arctic Eagle during a Strait Science event on January 13.
By Peter Loewi Describing the way he was advised, fresh out of flight school, to introduce himself to Nome – by flying helicopters over the town – Alaska Army National Guard Lieutenant Colonel Eric...
The Nome Common Council voted to support NCC’s Housing First project.
By Diana Haecker In its first meeting of the new year, the Nome Common Council had a light agenda to work through on Monday, but made two significant decisions: the four present council members...
By Peter Loewi As active COVID-19 cases hit 100, in front of a masked public, a masked Nome Common Council on Monday voted to advance an extension of an emergency ordinance designed to give the city...
FIRST BABY IN 2022— Malachai Kimoktoak was born on January 4 at Norton Sound Regional hospital in Nome.
By Reba Lean, NSHC Felicia Ahkvaluk and Jeffrey Kimoktoak welcomed the region’s first baby of the new year on Tuesday, Jan. 4. Born at 9:05 a.m., Malachai Edward Kimoktoak made his grand entrance...
WORKING THROUGH THE STORM— A NJUS line crew is fixing a power outage near Steadman St. during the Dec. 28 storm.
By Peter Loewi The Seward Peninsula was battered by a series of storms that culminated in disruptive storm on Dec. 28 with wild temperature swings and strong winds recording at 70 miles per hour on...
January Rioters storm U.S. Capitol On January 6, Congress met in a joint session to tally Electoral College votes, the final step in certifying the 2020 election, but what is typically an...

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