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MORE MOORAGE— An aerial view of the port and small boat harbor shows the area where smaller vessels park at the Snake River. The city seeks a grant to pay for additional mooring infrastructure there.
The City of Nome has identified a Snake River Moorage and vessel haul-out facility as a priority project in the Port of Nome’s plans for development at a projected cost of $14 million. The Nome...
Joseph Balderas went missing without a trace in late June 2016.
After over two years without answers, the family of missing Nomeite Joseph Balderas increased the reward for information surrounding the 36-year-old’s disappearance from $10,000 to $20,000. Balderas...
Wild, over-the-top partying at Pilgrim Hot Springs has led the managers of the property to close the gates and ban visitors — for now. According to Matt Ganley, vice-president for media and external...
PILINGS – Pilings for the foundation of the Liitfik Wellness Center await construction in Nome.
Norton Sound Health Corporation is making progress to build the planned  Liitfik Wellness Center. The Wellness Center — pilings have been pounded in already— will be build across the street from the...
GARDENS AT PILGRIM— Tasha Lee waters seedlings inside the hoop house at Pilgrim Hot Sprints. The hoop house proves a protective environment for the seedlings to grow until they are ready to be replanted outside.
By the end of July Nome’s locavores should be seeing top quality organically grown vegetables for sale on Front Street. Pilgrim Hot Springs is a great place to grow things and the gardens this year...
Scientists are taking a close look at the effects of chemical dispersants on seabirds. These are chemicals used in marine oil spill response to provide an environmental benefit to limit sea surface...
CLEAR THE WAY—The City of Nome has announced an intent to reclaim a Tobuk Alley right-of-way from this point on Steadman Street north of Alaska Cab Garage extending westward to Spokane Street. Abutting property owners must remove encroachments by Sept. 1 or the City’s public works department will remove encroachments and charge property owners.
The Nome Common Council has kicked off a campaign to reclaim public right-of-ways, portions of charted roads that lie beneath propane tanks, derelict vehicles, defunct structures, and other detritus...
EARCHING FOR UNMARKED GRAVES— Logic Geophysics used ground penetrating radar to search for unmarked graves. Dr. Esther Babcock, left, analyzes the data. Caleb Babcock supplies the muscle.
The City of Nome is in the process to formalize procedures for burials at Nome’s cemetery.  Historically, there was little administration or record keeping and what records exist are often...
FOURTH OF JULY PARADE – Kids scramble for candy as the floats drift by during Nome’s Fourth of July parade.
Early risers on the Fourth of July found Nome enveloped in a fog of surprising density. By the 8 o’clock start of the Anvil Mountain Run up the mountain and back the fog was still thick enough to be...
WHY  NOT?— Community member Louie Green Jr. asks NSEDC leadership in the back of the room for their stance on CVRF’s proposal to rally for reallocation of CDQ fishing quotas.
Representatives from the Community Development Quota group Coastal Villages Regional Fund – comprised of 20 villages along the Bering Sea coast from Platinum in the south to Scammon Bay in the north...

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