What would a winter in Bush Alaska be like without basketball? With a little luck we won’t have to find out.
The Nome Kennel Club hosted its second race of the season, a 20-miler, which started at the city’s snow dump and traveled east over the tundra. Three teams entered and finished the race. Weather and trail conditions were ideal.
STATUS GREEN – Nome’s students headed back to school Monday as the number of Covid-19 cases declined significantly. This group of elementary school students was waiting for the bus at the 3rd Ave and Bering Street bus stop.
On Monday, Jan. 11 Nome’s students headed back to school for in-person learning for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic closed the schools down on November 23, 2020.
RosaLynn Roxie Reamer
Norton Sound Regional Hospital reports that the first baby of the year was a wish come true to parents Sara Iyapana and Wayne Reamer of Nome. RosaLynn Roxie Reamer was born at 11:11 p.m. on January 6.
This screen shot of marinetraffic.com shows the position of two LNG tankers heading south from the Northern Sea Route towards the Bering Strait.
Last week, a 908-foot Russian tanker carrying liquified natural gas passed south through the Russian side of the Bering Strait, with two more on track to follow suit later this week.
The Nome Kennel Club held its first race of 2021 on January 2. Pictured is second place winner Stephanie Johnson.
The Nome Kennel Club began the 2021 racing season with a 7-mile, 8-dog run on Saturday, Jan. 2.
STATUS GREEN – Nome’s students headed back to school Monday as the number of Covid-19 cases declined significantly. This group of elementary school students was waiting for the bus at the 3rd Ave and Bering Street bus stop.
RosaLynn Roxie Reamer
This screen shot of marinetraffic.com shows the position of two LNG tankers heading south from the Northern Sea Route towards the Bering Strait.
The Nome Kennel Club held its first race of 2021 on January 2. Pictured is second place winner Stephanie Johnson.
On Wednesday, January 13, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald Trump for the incitement of insurrection. The House voted 232-197 for impeachment; this is the second time Trump has been impeached, making him the first...
ITS OFFICIAL— Nursing instructor Flo Kassly leads graduates Alyse Morris, Kallie King, Daniel Hobbs and their remotely participating classmates in an oath as part of their graduation ceremony.
This month, five students graduated from University of Alaska Anchorage’s registered nursing program through the University of Alaska Fairbanks Northwest Campus in Nome. They are Kallie King, Daniel Hobbs, Alyse Morris, Ryan Meeks, all of Nome, and...
Seven new cases of COVID-19 were identified in the last week in the Bering Strait/Norton Sound region, with 10 cases currently active as of Tuesday. The first two new cases were Nome residents who tested positive on Tuesday, January 12, although...
As vaccines become more widely available in the region, city and health officials are reworking some of the region’s COVID restrictions to accommodate people who get the vaccine. While some changes to the travel rules have already gone into effect,...
What would a winter in Bush Alaska be like without basketball? With a little luck we won’t have to find out. The Nome Nanooks, both boys and girls teams, just finished their first week of practice. It’s a delicate situation as the COVID-19 pandemic...
The Nome Kennel Club hosted its second race of the season, a 20-miler, which started at the city’s snow dump and traveled east over the tundra. Three teams entered and finished the race. Weather and trail conditions were ideal. It was 10°F with no...
On Monday, most schools in the Bering Strait School District returned to in-person classes for the spring semester. With the exception of Brevig Mission and Shishmaref, all village schools are in the “green” status, meaning school can operate mostly...
STATUS GREEN – Nome’s students headed back to school Monday as the number of Covid-19 cases declined significantly. This group of elementary school students was waiting for the bus at the 3rd Ave and Bering Street bus stop.
On Monday, Jan. 11 Nome’s students headed back to school for in-person learning for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic closed the schools down on November 23, 2020. Nome’s active cases of Covid-19 virus infection had declined to one as of...
On January 6, Congress met in a joint session to tally Electoral College votes, the final step in certifying the 2020 election. But what is typically an uneventful and largely symbolic process turned violent, as thousands of supporters of President...

Obituaries

Dr. Angelia Moore Flanagan was born in Fort Hood, Texas to Mr. and Mrs. Aubrey Lee Moore.  The youngest of four children, Dr. Flanagan’s family moved around the globe as necessitated by...

Education

On Monday, most schools in the Bering Strait School District returned to in-person classes for the spring semester.

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