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The Port of Nome Commission met in a work session Dec. 19 to continue the annual tweaking of the port tariff to reflect procedures and cost recoveries. The panel is going over the document bit by...
An era came to an end last week when Nome Outfitters moved its inventory out of the store on 120 1st Avenue and into its new home at Bonanza’s Anvil City Station. Hunters and sportsmen will be able...
SING IT! – Second graders Hannah Harrelson and Violet Fagundes add their voices to Christmas Card during last week’s Nome Elementary Holiday Program.
The annual Nome Elementary Holiday Program once again packed the school’s gym as the young students celebrated the season with music, both vocal and instrumental. The hour-long presentation featured...
Representative Neal Foster of Nome delivered an hour and a half presentation Monday night on Governor Mike Dunleavy’s Fiscal Year 2021 budget, which the governor unveiled last Wednesday. Twenty-...
The Nome Common Council and City administration have shouldered the annual burden of finding revenue to balance a budget to pay for City services, and decrease the pull-down on the City’s general...
OUTSTANDING WRESTLER—Elden Cross wrestles his Kotzebue opponent in the 145-lbs championship match Saturday, which he won, during the Regional Wrestling Tournament, held in Nome last weekend. Cross was named Outstanding Wrestler.
Nome-Beltz High School hosted the Northern Conference Wrestling Tournament Saturday and the Lady Nanooks came away with the team title. The boys were runner-up to a large Kotzebue team. There was a...
NOME’S LAW ENFORCEMENT SERVICE—Nome police officers turned out for a Nome Common Council meeting Dec. 9 where their newest member, Austin Martino took his oath of office. (l to r) Jonathan Jachim, from Fairbanks; Interim Chief Mike Heintzelman, Virginia; Austin Martino, New York; Sgt. Marc Morris, Georgia;  Justin Stein, Idaho; Cordell Murray, Kentucky; Raymond Murray, Texas.
In its regular meeting held on Monday, Dec. 9, the Nome Common Council heard updates on the Nome Inner Harbor Launch Ramp Project. The job will cost $1.7 million. Norton Sound Economic Development...
Glenn Steckman
Under the steady hand of Interim City Manager John Handeland, Nome regained some stability after a period of turmoil brought on by a police department accused of not investigating sexual assaults and...
On Tuesday, Dec. 10, NOAA released its annual snapshot of the state of the Arctic in form of the 2019 Arctic Report Card, comprised of 12 essays that lay out the changes happening in the Arctic...
Indigenous women nationwide are victims of violence at unprecedented levels. According to The Center for Disease Control and Prevention, murder is the third-leading cause of death among American...

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