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The clock was pushing 10 p.m. when the Nome Common Council adjourned its regular meeting on Jan. 22. A work session and agenda generated four and one-half hours’ discussion dealing with structure...
HOUSING TALK— A good crowd showed up for RurAL Cap’s presentation on their Mutual Self Help Housing program at NEC on Tuesday.
Representatives from RurAL Cap visited Nome Tuesday, January 16 and gave a talk on the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Mutual Self-Help Housing Program. A crowd of around 85 packed into the Nome...
WOMEN’S MARCH—Men, women and children participated in last Saturday’s Women’s March in Nome
About 35 participants in the Women’s March held on Saturday, January 20 joined millions of other marchers nationally and internationally to express their dismay with the current Trump administration...
BEAVER SKINNING— Bill Dunker begins the process of skinning the beaver. Observing are, from left, Cary Sargent, Nathaniel Piscoya, Bobby Piscoya, and Sandi Martinson.
Nomeites interested in trapping beaver had the opportunity to learn from Alaska Department of Fish and Game biologist Bill Dunker Saturday how it’s done properly. The class, which lasted for most of...
Norton Sound Health Corporation administration recently came under strong criticism as news surfaced that the corporation refused to hire a Nome-grown, third-generation doctor for undisclosed reasons...
IT’S 30 MPH— The city set the speed limit at 30 mph at Greg Kruschek Road and now has the blessing of the state to do so.
Hope springs eternal for some folks that the state speed limit—40 mph — will prevail on Greg Kruschek Avenue that bypasses the town along the north side. Forget about it. The 30-mph speed limit is...
Dr. Karen O’Neill, a physician for 41 years in the employ of Norton Sound Health Corporation who stood accused by NSHC of overprescribing opioid pain killers, has been cleared by the State Medical...
A good number of Nome’s charitable organizations left Nome Common Council meeting Monday evening with budgets reinforced for community projects. The Council divided up an NSEDC Community Benefit...
The Nome Nugget wishes all a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year 2018.
While Thomas Kehrberg, 34, looked forward to parole from Anvil Mountain Correctional Center last week, he also waited to see if Wisconsin’s attorney general would extradite him to face charges on...

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