TRAIL CLASS—The Hale Brothers, Team 77, were the first Recreational Class riders to Nome. Joseph is on the left, Israel on the right.
Israel and Joseph Hale rode the Iron Dog in the recreational class and were the first team to arrive in Nome. They were also the first Iron Dog team to travel through the villages of the Northwest Arctic Borough in the race.
Nome Planning Commission during their meeting last week.
The Nome Planning Commission met Feb. 4 and received an update on efforts to fill two critical city positions, which have been vacant. “The police chief’s deadline for resumés is closed,” said City Manager Glenn Steckman.
INNOVATIVE – Janice Wilson operates an innovative communal living facility called Kugzruk Kommons in Nome.
A former Baptist Church with a lot of rooms is now a residence for people attracted to communal living and reasonable rent.
THIS IS ME— Makayla Marble was one of seven storytellers who shared a story at last Saturday’s “Tales around the Woodstove” with the theme “This is me
Six young story tellers stepped forward to share a piece of their life in rural Alaska Saturday evening at Tales From Around the Woodstove, a presentation of the Nome Arts Council.
The Nome Common Council met on Monday, Feb. 17. Present were, left to right, councilmembers Meghan Topkok, Doug Johnson, Mark Johnson, Jerald Brown and City Clerk Bryant Hammond and City Manager Glenn Steckman.
TRAIL CLASS—The Hale Brothers, Team 77, were the first Recreational Class riders to Nome. Joseph is on the left, Israel on the right.
Nome Planning Commission during their meeting last week.
INNOVATIVE – Janice Wilson operates an innovative communal living facility called Kugzruk Kommons in Nome.
THIS IS ME— Makayla Marble was one of seven storytellers who shared a story at last Saturday’s “Tales around the Woodstove” with the theme “This is me
The Nome Common Council met on Monday, Feb. 17. Present were, left to right, councilmembers Meghan Topkok, Doug Johnson, Mark Johnson, Jerald Brown and City Clerk Bryant Hammond and City Manager Glenn Steckman.
The Nome Common Council met last Monday, Feb. 17 for a rescheduled regular meeting and tackled a wide range of issues from FY20 budget amendments, an ordinance to adopt the uniform code to capture online sale tax revenue and first readings including...
Early on the morning of Feb. 10 three people from White Mountain who were travelling to Golovin found themselves trapped in overflow and were able to contact local search and rescue. “I got a call about 1:45 in the morning that folks were stuck out...
TRAIL CLASS—The Hale Brothers, Team 77, were the first Recreational Class riders to Nome. Joseph is on the left, Israel on the right.
Israel and Joseph Hale rode the Iron Dog in the recreational class and were the first team to arrive in Nome. They were also the first Iron Dog team to travel through the villages of the Northwest Arctic Borough in the race. Israel Hale is the first...
The NSEDC will not be buying red king crab this year.
The Norton Sound Economic Development Corporation’s Board of Directors voted Feb. 6 to not buy red king crab for both the winter and summer seasons of 2020. The board also voted to urge the Alaska Department of Fish and Wildlife to close the fishery...
Nome Planning Commission during their meeting last week.
The Nome Planning Commission met Feb. 4 and received an update on efforts to fill two critical city positions, which have been vacant. “The police chief’s deadline for resumés is closed,” said City Manager Glenn Steckman. “Finance director is closed...
The large-scale die off of gray whales, walrus and certain seabirds has alarmed residents of northwest Alaska as well as the scientists who study those creatures. The scientists use the term “unusual mortality event,” UME for short, when large...
A second round of advertising to fill the position of Nome Police Chief has produced more applicants for the job and the City of Nome administration is in the process to move into the interview phase with five candidates. The position became vacant...
INNOVATIVE – Janice Wilson operates an innovative communal living facility called Kugzruk Kommons in Nome.
A former Baptist Church with a lot of rooms is now a residence for people attracted to communal living and reasonable rent. Kugzruk Kommons is the creation of Janice Wilson, who grew up with nine siblings in Nondalton. Her family’s house was big...
Richard Beneville during the Fourth of July Festivities in Nome, 2019.
Nome Mayor Richard Beneville suffered a mild stroke on Sunday, January 19 at his home in Nome. In an interview with The Nome Nugget by phone on Feb. 4, he reported that he is doing fine and recovering at Providence hospital in Anchorage. Beneville...

Obituaries

Chester Tapghaghhmii Noongwook
Tapghaay was born on November 3, 1933 in Savoonga, Alaska.  It was a sincere blessing for their large family as he was the eldest of seven children.  He enjoyed times going camping with the...

Education

PUBLIC MEETING—The school district presented their proposal to move sixth graders from the elementary school to Nome-Beltz Jr./Sr. High School.

Administrators of the Nome Public Schools have proposed moving sixth grade students from the Nome Elementary School to Nome-Beltz Jr./Sr.

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