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In an effort to get justice for survivors of sexual assault, three corporations donated nearly $40,000 to the City of Nome to expedite the processing of sexual assault kits. Kawerak, Inc, Norton...
Seven new cases of COVID-19 were announced in the Bering Strait/Norton Sound region this week, six of which were members of a single household in Gambell. This marks one of the largest single...
Florence Okpealuk has been missing since August 30. She was last seen at West Beach in Nome.
In a joint press release from the Nome Police Department, the FBI and the Alaska State Troopers, the agencies outlined the steps taken to search for Florence Okpealuk, who was last seen in the early...
Last Wednesday, Dr. Robert Redfield, head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, released a 57-page playbook detailing what the national vaccine program might look like once the Food and...
UPDATE— NPD Deputy Chief Robert Pruckner updated the Nome Common Council on Monday on the search efforts for Florence Okpealuk.
Deputy Police Chief Robert Pruckner updated the Nome Common Council in their regular meeting last Monday on the search for missing Florence Okpealuk, who was last seen on August 30 at West Beach....
By 5 o’clock on Tuesday afternoon, City Hall had received only a scant slate of declarations of candidacies for the upcoming municipal elections on October 6. The only contested race is for Mayor of...
KASHIMA—The Japanese Naval training vessel Kashima stopped at Nome to pick up provisions and supplies last week. The ship is home to 310 naval cadets finishing their training.
The Japanese Defense Ministry Naval Training vessel JDS Kashima was offshore of Nome on September 10 and 11 as part of a training cruise. This was the ship’s first visit to the region and the first...
COVID-19 case numbers in the Bering Strait/Norton Sound region are down with four new cases found since last week, bringing the regional total to 58. The first new infection was announced on...
Volunteers completely renovated the Topkok shelter cabin.
A crew of volunteers with the backing of the Nome Kennel Club have the Topkok Cabin on the Iditarod Trail back in top shape and ready to shelter mushers and local travelers who find themselves caught...
MISSING SINCE AUGUST 31— Florence Okpealuk.
The coordinated search for Florence Okpealuk continues with the additional help of six FBI officers who came to Nome on Friday, Sept. 11. Florence Okpealuk, 33, was last seen in the early morning...

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