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By Peter Loewi Several bills of “Movie Money” have been found circulating in Nome. Residents – and especially businesses – should be aware that this movie prop looks very similar to legal tender....
By Peter Loewi COVID cases in the region jumped over the holidays and the weekend. Nineteen cases were identified between Thursday, December 30, 2021 and Sunday, January 2, 2022 and 30 more on...
By Peter Loewi Strong south winds hit 71 miles per hour in St. Michael, Shishmaref had its sea ice blown away and the Nome Airport saw 0.64 inches of precipitation – mostly in the form of rain -...
By Peter Loewi The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s 2021 Arctic Report Card was released last week and among reports documenting rising surface air and ocean temperatures and...
By Diana Haecker While COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in the Lower 48 are on the rise and people start their holiday travels, the regional COVID cases are decreasing. Since the COVID variant...
By Diana Haecker A scientific document known as the Arctic Report Card, published for the past 16 years by the federal National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, this year included...
By Diana Haecker As of press time on Tuesday, Nome and the region have 57 active COVID-19 cases, a slight downward trend from past weeks past. Of the current cases 20 are in Nome, 17 are in St....
By Jenni Monet There were no crowds of village delegates to mark a major milestone for the Alaska Federation of Natives at its annual convention.  For the second straight year, the conference was...
ROAD TO TELLER— This photo taken in July of this year shows only one of the many hazardous features of the Bob Blodgett Nome-Teller Highway. Charles Ellanna volunteered to show the scale of this enormous sinkhole near Wooley Lagoon.
By Jenni Monet The road from Teller to Nome was in pretty bad shape the day Senator Lisa Murkowski met with Iñupiat leaders.  “It was so bad they wouldn’t let us drive all the way to Nome,” she said...
By Julia Lerner As COVID-19 cases across the state of Alaska continue to fall, cases in the Nome Census Area remain consistent, hovering around 70 active cases. According to Norton Sound Health...

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