Richard Beneville gives Jake Kenick a hug during a celebration of Beneville's contributions to Nome last year at Old St. Joe's.
For 30 years he’s been here A wonder to our town He started off a pauper But well deserves a crown   When asking about Dickey You’ll find some common parts You’ll hear he’s always working
ROBERT SERVICE READING— It was tradition that Richard Beneville held Robert Service readings during Iditarod time at the Mini Convention Center.
James “Richard” Beneville, 75, our beloved friend, neighbor, community member, mentor, actor and mayor completed his last earthly performance on May 11, 2020.  Richard succumbed to respiratory complications at Norton Sound Hospital in Nome, the pl
DRIVE-UP TESTING—NSHC expanded testing for patients without symptoms. NSHC medical staff and the Village Facilities Maintenance team helped set up the tent outside the hospital. Stop by the testing tent in front of the hospital without an appointment from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday. Pictured are Dr. Mark Peterson, Dr. Timothy Lemaire, Dr. Terrence O'Malia, Brendon Tran, Dr. Gary Kulka, Louis Murphy, Chase Gray, James Musich and Charlie Peterson.
In the eighth week of measures taken to slow the spread of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, the state’s Dept. of Health and Social Services reported a total case count of patients diagnosed with COVID-19 at 371.
CURBSIDE SERVICE – Kristine McRae of Bering Tea and Coffee passes drinks through the window Monday morning as part of the café’s new curbside service. Getting the drinks is Charlie Ozenna.
On March 27, President Donald Trump signed into law the CARES Act, which provided  $376 billion in relief for small businesses and workers.
Richard Beneville
Richard Beneville gives Jake Kenick a hug during a celebration of Beneville's contributions to Nome last year at Old St. Joe's.
ROBERT SERVICE READING— It was tradition that Richard Beneville held Robert Service readings during Iditarod time at the Mini Convention Center.
COUNCIL MEETING— Due to small space at the Council Chambers and social distancing orders still in place, only a few people could attend in person Monday’s City Council meeting. Pictured are left to right, NPD Acting Chief Mike Heintzelman, Dr. Mark Peterson, Jessica Farley, Tom Gray, Ryan Martinson, Howard Farley and Emily Hofstaedter.
DRIVE-UP TESTING—NSHC expanded testing for patients without symptoms. NSHC medical staff and the Village Facilities Maintenance team helped set up the tent outside the hospital. Stop by the testing tent in front of the hospital without an appointment from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday. Pictured are Dr. Mark Peterson, Dr. Timothy Lemaire, Dr. Terrence O'Malia, Brendon Tran, Dr. Gary Kulka, Louis Murphy, Chase Gray, James Musich and Charlie Peterson.
CURBSIDE SERVICE – Kristine McRae of Bering Tea and Coffee passes drinks through the window Monday morning as part of the café’s new curbside service. Getting the drinks is Charlie Ozenna.
The Nome Common Council in a May 15 special meeting voted to extend a local emergency authorization ordinance in response to the global pandemic caused by a novel coronavirus. The authority is given to City Manager Glenn Steckman but the ordinance...
In a special Common Council meeting on Tuesday, May 19 the Council mulled the parameters of an emergency order to control travel to or through Nome. As council members met, the Governor announced fully opening Alaska to business again, starting...
Richard Beneville gives Jake Kenick a hug during a celebration of Beneville's contributions to Nome last year at Old St. Joe's.
For 30 years he’s been here A wonder to our town He started off a pauper But well deserves a crown   When asking about Dickey You’ll find some common parts You’ll hear he’s always working And rooted in the arts   He guides the unfamiliar...
ROBERT SERVICE READING— It was tradition that Richard Beneville held Robert Service readings during Iditarod time at the Mini Convention Center.
James “Richard” Beneville, 75, our beloved friend, neighbor, community member, mentor, actor and mayor completed his last earthly performance on May 11, 2020.  Richard succumbed to respiratory complications at Norton Sound Hospital in Nome, the...
HELLO CENTRAL— Mayor James “Richard” Beneville died on May 11 in Nome.
Mayor James Richard Beneville died in the early morning hours on Monday, May 11 at Norton Sound Regional Hospital while surrounded by good friends. In January he suffered a stroke, was medivaced to Anchorage and recovered to the point where he...
COUNCIL MEETING— Due to small space at the Council Chambers and social distancing orders still in place, only a few people could attend in person Monday’s City Council meeting. Pictured are left to right, NPD Acting Chief Mike Heintzelman, Dr. Mark Peterson, Jessica Farley, Tom Gray, Ryan Martinson, Howard Farley and Emily Hofstaedter.
An extensive public comment session during Monday’s Common Council meeting centered on the question whether the Council should extend the emergency authority given to City Manager Glenn Steckman in March for another month. After hours of debate...
 In a work session on Thursday, April 30, the Nome Common Council convened in person and by phone in a budget work session to go over budget for the next fiscal year, starting July 1. In a previous work session prior to the April 13 regular meeting...
DRIVE-UP TESTING—NSHC expanded testing for patients without symptoms. NSHC medical staff and the Village Facilities Maintenance team helped set up the tent outside the hospital. Stop by the testing tent in front of the hospital without an appointment from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday. Pictured are Dr. Mark Peterson, Dr. Timothy Lemaire, Dr. Terrence O'Malia, Brendon Tran, Dr. Gary Kulka, Louis Murphy, Chase Gray, James Musich and Charlie Peterson.
In the eighth week of measures taken to slow the spread of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, the state’s Dept. of Health and Social Services reported a total case count of patients diagnosed with COVID-19 at 371. There have been so far a total...
Before the COVID-19 pandemic closed down the Nome schools the seeds of distance learning had already been planted. The district had invested in Chromebooks, an inexpensive laptop which can retail for as low as $160. A Chromebook runs Google Chrome...

Obituaries

Thomas John “Tussalviq” Cheemuk
Thomas Cheemuk, "Tussalviq", was born in St. Michael on January 22,1954 to late John Sr. and Mary Cheemuk. He is the eldest brother to Hilma, Elmer, Annie, late John JR., late Harold, Sara...

Education

Before the COVID-19 pandemic closed down the Nome schools the seeds of distance learning had already been planted.

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