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The Nome Common Council approved phase seven of CARES Act funding earmarked for Nome's hospitality/tourism and restaurant businesses and carvers.
The Nome Common Council met for a work session on a program to incentivize homeowners to beautify their houses and for a discussion on a ban on plastic bags, prior to the regularly schedule meeting....
EMT OF THE YEAR— Ken Morton received the EMT of the Year award during last week’s National Night Out event at the Rec Center.
By Julia Lerner Nome police officers and first responders had the opportunity to meet with community members and families during a National Night Out event, hosted by NPD and the city of Nome on...
By Julia Lerner The federal COVID-19 eviction moratorium, which allowed renters to stay in their homes despite financial challenges caused by the pandemic, expired over the weekend, leaving...
KITTIWAKE— This black-legged kittiwake was one of 15 dead sea birds found on a seven-mile stretch at West Beach, on August 2.
By Diana Haecker Starting last week, regional residents reported numerous dead seabirds washing up on regional beaches. UAF Alaska Sea Grant Agent Gay Sheffield said the uptick in washed up sea bird...
By Julia Lerner In the last week, Norton Sound Health Corporation has identified 31 new COVID-19 cases across the region, bringing the total number of active cases in Nome, Norton Sound and Bering...
STORMY— Gold mining dredges were brought up high as high surf pounded East Beach on July 28, setting the all-time rain record for that day with a precipitation of 1.47 inches.
By Diana Haecker The last week of July brought nearly record-breaking rain fall to Nome and the region, making it feel more like a bona fide September fall storm than a mid-summer week. Picking...
By Julia Lerner In the last week, Norton Sound Health Corporation has identified 10 new active cases of COVD-19 in Nome and one in Stebbins, bringing the total number of active cases across the...
Richard "Tim" Jessee maintains he was attacked by a bear.
Last week, Richard “Tim” Jessee told an almost unbelievable story to friends and locals at the Polar Café about his harrowing encounter with a grizzly that supposedly sank his ATV and stalked him for...
Jodeen Mueller addressed the City Council last year and shared with the panel the realities of being homeless and that help is much needed for Nome's homeless.
By Julia Lerner As the housing crisis worsens, The Nome Nugget plans to explore different aspects of homeless and low-income life in the community. Regularly, the Nugget will include an article...
By Diana Haecker The Alaska Federation of Natives and several rural municipalities and rural utilities on Monday filed a law suit against Governor Mike Dunleavy and the State of Alaska maintaining...

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