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SENTENCED— Frank R. Johnson, 39, appeared in Nome Superior Court on Dec. 10, for sentencing  on attempted murder charges.
Frank R. Johnson, 39, has been sentenced to 60 years flat time after he pleaded guilty to the attempted murder of a Nome police officer. Officer Casey Johnson, no relations to the defendant,...
The Council unanimously passed a resolution alerting the state Dept. of Transportation and Public Facilities Commissioner John McKinnon and Gov. Mike Dunleavy to the emerging situation with the east-...
Danae Otton and Jared Michael Miller
Amber Danae Otton and Jared Michael Miller were married on August 18, 2018 in Nome, Alaska at their parent’s Nuuk campsite officiated by Jared’s father David Miller. The bride is the daughter of...
Days after the Nov. 30 earthquake shook Anchorage and the Mat-Su area at a magnitude of 7.0 on the Richter scale, state and federal agencies as well as homeowners are assessing the damage to...
In late October of 2017, Quintillion announced the completion of the Alaska subsea fiber optic cable system. On December 2, 2017, the New York Times covered the advent of high-speed fiber Internet in...
Another round of flight cancellations has hampered travel and freight transport from Anchorage to Nome over the last weekend, due to the same conspiring factors of bad weather and frost heave issues...
In a work session following last Monday’s Nome Common Council meeting, a roomful of concerned citizens showed up to provide input to the question whether or not Nome should have a public advisory...
In an effort to curb public inebriation on Front Street, the Nome Common Council proposed in September an ordinance that ultimately failed in last Monday’s regular Nome Common Council meeting. The...
The federal government has issued a 1,000-page report that states future human activities will pay a whopping economic price on continued global climate changes and lack of efforts to stop or adapt...
PORT EXPANSION— An Army Corps of Engineers study looked at extending the port causeway, shown here on the left, and the port basin deepened to minus 40 feet.
As the Port Commission increases services and woos public-private investment interests to select Nome as a major Arctic port, the panel received an update from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Nov...

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