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Miner Shawn Pomrenke, left, addresses the Nome Common Council with the request for a permit to mine in the Moonlight Wells protective area.
By Diana Haecker A vote for an ordinance in second reading to change elections for the Nome Common Council, school board and the utility board failed 3-2. The ordinance was an attempt to engage more...
By Julia Lerner Since last Thursday, Norton Sound Health Corporation identified eight new positive COVID-19 cases in Nome, bringing the total number of active cases in the region to 11. On...
By James Mason The Nome Common Council at its regular meeting Monday voted to postpone a vote on a permit to operate a placer mine within the Moonlight Wells Protection Area. Normally referred to...
Photo by Nikolai Ivanoff SPRING MIGRATION— Migratory birds flock to the estuary at Safety Sound and Bonanza Channel in great numbers, as seen in this photo taken on May 9.
By Diana Haecker On Monday, May 10, the Alaska District of the Corps of Engineers issued a new public notice regarding the IPOP LLC permit application to mine for gold at Bonanza Channel. The notice...
LISTENING TOUR— Former lawmaker and the Governor’s special assistant for Southeast Bill Thomas and Lt. Governor Kevin Meyer were in Nome last Friday to meet with businesses impacted by the lack of cruise ship tourism in 2020.
By Diana Haecker Lt. Governor Kevin Meyer and Bill Thomas, the Governor’s special assistant for Southeast Alaska, traveled to Nome last Friday to hear firsthand from Nome businesses and how the loss...
By James Mason If you’re thinking of putting a new roof on the house, you may find the cost has gone through the roof. Prices of lumber and other building materials have increased dramatically...
By Julia Lerner Since last Thursday, Norton Sound Health Corporation has identified four new positive COVID-19 cases in Nome, bringing the total number of active cases in the region to six. On...
NOME COMMON COUNCIL— The council met in a worksession and regular session on Monday, April 26.
By Diana Haecker In Monday’s regular Nome Common Council meeting the Council passed in second reading an ordinance to adopt changes to the Alaska Remote Sellers Sales Tax Code. The City is part of...
By Julia Lerner Since last Thursday, Norton Sound Health Corporation has identified two new positive COVID-19 cases in Nome, bringing the total number of active cases in the region to four. On...
By James Mason Much scientific research in the Bering Sea region has been on hold because of the Covid pandemic. But the Alaska Department of Fish and Game was able to complete their annual bottom...

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