LOON— Species of dead birds found along beaches this summer included loons and cormorants, species that didn’t wash up dead in great numbers in previous summers.
By Julia Lerner St. Lawrence Island, home to two native villages in the region, is also the summer home of several migratory seabird species, including kittiwakes, auklets, murre and shearwaters.
GOVERNOR TOURING PORT OF NOME— On Monday, August 30, Governor Mike Dunleavy visited Nome to take a tour of the Port of Nome.
By Julia Lerner Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy visited Nome to discuss the potential Port of Nome expansion project on Monday afternoon.
The Nome Common Council voted down installing a new port tariff to accommodate a reques from a port commissioner.
By Diana Haecker The better part of Mondays’ Nome Common Council meeting was spent on a discussion relating to a port tariff adjustment request brought to the panel by the Port Commission.
NOME COMMON COUNCIL— The Council passed the emergency authorization into second reading.
LOON— Species of dead birds found along beaches this summer included loons and cormorants, species that didn’t wash up dead in great numbers in previous summers.
GREAT BATHTUB RACE— Five bathtub racing teams participated in Monday’s Labor Day tradition to race wheeled bathtubs down Front Street.
GOVERNOR TOURING PORT OF NOME— On Monday, August 30, Governor Mike Dunleavy visited Nome to take a tour of the Port of Nome.
The Nome Common Council voted down installing a new port tariff to accommodate a reques from a port commissioner.
NOME COMMON COUNCIL— The Council passed the emergency authorization into second reading.
By Diana Haecker At last Monday’s regular meeting the Nome Common Council approved in first reading the extension of the Emergency Ordinance that “authorizes the Nome Common Council to direct the City Manager to take necessary actions to reduce the...
By Julia Lerner As COVID-19 diagnoses and hospitalizations continue to rise across the country, cases of the virus in Nome, Norton Sound, and the Bering Strait region are also on a slight upward trajectory. In the last week, Norton Sound Health...
NEW CLINIC OPENING IN SHISHMAREF—Shishmaref Mayor Howard Weyiouanna, Elizabeth Nayokpuk, NSHC Board Chair Preston Rookok, NSHC Shishmaref Director Mollie Ningeulook and NSHC Executive Committee Member Matilda Hardy celebrate the moment the ribbon is cut to the new Shishmaref clinic on Friday, Sept. 10.
By Reba Lean, NSHC Public Relations Manager A new 5,400-square-foot clinic is open and operating in Shishmaref after about 16 months of construction amidst a pandemic and the complications it brought. On Friday, Sept. 10, Norton Sound Health...
LOON— Species of dead birds found along beaches this summer included loons and cormorants, species that didn’t wash up dead in great numbers in previous summers.
By Julia Lerner St. Lawrence Island, home to two native villages in the region, is also the summer home of several migratory seabird species, including kittiwakes, auklets, murre and shearwaters. Over the last several years, though, the bird...
By Julia Lerner As hospitals across the state set new records of hospitalized and ventilated COVID-19 patients, cases in Nome, Norton Sound and the Bering Strait are beginning to drop. As of Tuesday, there are 24 active cases in the region. Over...
GREAT BATHTUB RACE— Five bathtub racing teams participated in Monday’s Labor Day tradition to race wheeled bathtubs down Front Street.
By Diana Haecker Despite rain, stiff winds and temperatures of 39°F, hardy Nomeites donned their rain gear and came out to cheer on the five participating teams in the 45th running of the Labor Day Great Bathtub Race, organized by KICY. The rules...
GOVERNOR TOURING PORT OF NOME— On Monday, August 30, Governor Mike Dunleavy visited Nome to take a tour of the Port of Nome.
By Julia Lerner Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy visited Nome to discuss the potential Port of Nome expansion project on Monday afternoon. “We came up to have a discussion with the City Council and the Army Corps of Engineers on the potential port...
By Julia Lerner Norton Sound Health Corporation has identified 80 new COVID-19 cases in the region over the last week as diagnoses hit record highs across the state of Alaska. On Tuesday, August 24, nine individuals tested positive for COVID-19,...
By Diana Haecker Tuesday, five o’clock, was the deadline to file for candidacy in the October municipal elections and only a few candidates decided to throw their hat in the ring. Up for election is the Mayor of Nome, a two-year term, currently...

Obituaries

Sylvester David Kiyonuk “Sandy” Mazen
Sylvester David Kiyonuk “Sandy” Mazen, 93, of Homer died peacefully at his home on September 6, 2021. Mazen was born to Sylvester David Mazen and Gertrude Kolkman Mazen at the mission in...

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