GO WITH THE FLOE — R/V Norseman II is pictured caught in pack ice on June 8, 2024 in the northern Bering Sea.
After having been caught in dense sea ice for 14 days, the research vessel Norseman II is on its way back to Nome, to undergo repairs.
Leora Kenick waves U.S. flags as the Memorial Day parade arrived the Belmont Point Cemetery.
With temperatures hanging in the low 30s, Nomeites lined up in front of the Post Office on Front Street to begin the Memorial Day Parade at 11 a.m. on May 27.
RIGHT TO LEFT–Graduates make the symbolic move of their tassels from right to left, signifying completion of their degree. The commencement for the University of Alaska Northwest Campus took place at Old St. Joe’s on May 9.
It was all Pomp & Circumstance in Old St. Joes last Thursday night, May 9, as family and friends gathered for the University of Alaska Northwest Campus graduation ceremony.
ADDRESSING THE CROWD— Village of Solomon president Kirsten Timbers addresses the crowd at the Nome Rec Center.
More than 100 children and adults marched from Nome’s City Hall to the Rec Center chanting “No more stolen sisters!” on Sunday, May 5, nationally recognized as an awareness day for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons, or MMIP.
HOMEPLATE APARTMENTS— The entrance to the apartment building is bright and welcoming.
HomePlate Apartments, a project to house those experiencing chronic homelessness in Nome, welcomed its last tenant on April 14, a milestone marking the full occupancy of all 15 units.
GO WITH THE FLOE — R/V Norseman II is pictured caught in pack ice on June 8, 2024 in the northern Bering Sea.
COOK – Sam Tenhoff whips up breakfast for his family crew on the gold dredge Synergy.
Leora Kenick waves U.S. flags as the Memorial Day parade arrived the Belmont Point Cemetery.
RIGHT TO LEFT–Graduates make the symbolic move of their tassels from right to left, signifying completion of their degree. The commencement for the University of Alaska Northwest Campus took place at Old St. Joe’s on May 9.
ADDRESSING THE CROWD— Village of Solomon president Kirsten Timbers addresses the crowd at the Nome Rec Center.
HOMEPLATE APARTMENTS— The entrance to the apartment building is bright and welcoming.
GO WITH THE FLOE — R/V Norseman II is pictured caught in pack ice on June 8, 2024 in the northern Bering Sea.
After having been caught in dense sea ice for 14 days, the research vessel Norseman II is on its way back to Nome, to undergo repairs. The ship had been drifting with the ice off the northern coast of the Seward Peninsula  since June 4, 2024 with...
By Colin A. Warren Last week a team of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration researchers arrived in Nome to launch the third year of a study that seeks to study sea ice retreat and chart phytoplankton in the northern Bering Sea. The...
COOK – Sam Tenhoff whips up breakfast for his family crew on the gold dredge Synergy.
By Colin A. Warren Not long after the shorefast ice dissipated and ice floes drifted out to sea, gold dredges of all shapes took to the waters in front of Nome; engines are rattling away and smoke twirling towards the blue horizon. With the price...
The Nome Common Council on Monday passed through second reading the city’s fiscal year 2025 budget and set a property mill rate of 11.5, an increase of one point over last year. The general fund budget number is just over $17.8 million, with a...
Robert O’Connor, 73, was sentenced to 100 years jail time, with 40 years suspended, on Monday, June 3 for sexually abusing eight victims between 1990 and 2022. O’Connor was arrested in January 2023 after multiple victims came forward to report...
CLASS OF 2024– Nome-Beltz graduates stand waiting for the graduation ceremony to begin on May 30, in the Nome-Beltz gym.
The sun shone down on the graduates in their tinseled caps and gowns as the 2024 graduation celebrations kicked off last Thursday with a motorized procession of graduates in decorated trucks and cars around town. A tradition that began during COVID...
ELPING HAND – Jordan, Jett and Chelsea Miller drop off their yellow garbage bags to pitch in with Cleanup day
Last Saturday, Nome kids were all aflutter around town with yellow trash bags, like bees out for spring pollen collection. They were participating in the annual City of Nome Spring Cleanup, which took place from Tuesday, May 28 through Saturday,...
Nome’s Local Emergency Planning Committee, or LEPC, gathered on May 23 for a regular meeting where they heard presentations on nation-state threat and the status of avian influenza in the region. Chairman of the LEPC, Tom Vaden, asked Director of...
SPRING CLEANUP WEEK— Mayor John Handeland, City Clerk Dan Grimmer and City Manager Glenn Steckman check out printouts of spring cleanup announcements that are posted on social media to entice Nomeites to participate in this week's spring cleanup.
The Nome Common Council joined several tribal entities, Native corporations and NSEDC in their opposition to the proposed gold dredging endeavors of IPOP LLC. In a letter to the Nome Common Council, Nome resident Charlie Lean wrote that the City of...

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Reba N. Dickson
Reba N. Dickson was born in Wales, Alaska on September 1, 1935 to Louis and Adele Tungwenuk.  She passed away June 1, 2024 in Anchorage.  In September of 1955 she married Charles Dickson...

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CLASS OF 2024– Nome-Beltz graduates stand waiting for the graduation ceremony to begin on May 30, in the Nome-Beltz gym.

The sun shone down on the graduates in their tinseled caps and gowns as the 2024 graduation celebrations kicked off last Thursday with a motorized procession of graduates in decorated trucks and ca

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