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Over the last two weeks, the Bering Strait/Norton Sound region saw 11 new cases of COVID-19, including two in Brevig Mission, one in St. Michael and eight in Nome. Meanwhile, COVID-19 vaccinations...
FIRST COVID VACCINE IN NOME— Phillip Dexter, 96, was the first QCC resident to receive the COVID-19 vaccine on Wednesday, Dec. 16. The vaccine was administered by Marla Mayberry, LPN.
The precious Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine arrived Wednesday, Dec. 16 in Nome and the vaccination of Norton Sound Health Center frontline employees and the residents of the Quyanna Care Center...
The 2021 Iditarod will not be ending in Nome due to Covid considerations.
On Friday last week the Iditarod Trail Committee announced that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 49th running of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog race will follow a different course, one that won’t lead...
The Bering Strait/Norton Sound region saw just three new cases of COVID-19 this week, the smallest weekly increase in recent months. Shipments of both Pfizer and Moderna vaccines have also arrived in...
The economic hardship from COVID-19 has continued to mount as lockdowns and closures drag onward and no immediate end is in sight. Although stimulus programs are rolled out by the City of Nome and...
The first Pfizer vaccine arrived in Nome.
With the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine approved in the U.S. last week and the Moderna vaccine not far behind, an unprecedented vaccination campaign has started across the country. Nome is scheduled to...
The region saw 13 new cases of COVID-19 this week, all of them in Nome. While no new cases have appeared in regional villages for weeks, new cases continue to steadily pop up in Nome as numbers surge...
In Monday’s regular meeting, the Nome Common Council voted to extend an emergency ordinance that prohibits the sale of alcohol for onsite consumption in bars and restaurants, until January 4, 2021....
Electors, including three from Alaska, cast their votes to the Electoral College on Monday, December 14. The casting of electoral votes, the final step in the election, further solidified Democratic...
Nome restaurants suffered under COVID-19 closures.
Bars and restaurants in Nome have been struggling since the beginning of the pandemic as they were ordered to shut down in spring and once they reopened, the risk of infection kept many away from...

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