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A Nome policeman answered a domestic violence call in the 500 block of East Third Avenue around 11 p.m. on July 11 and came out of the residence with a knife wound to his left side. A suspect, Frank...
NJUS staff and City of Nome’s public works department have been set to welcome the Vitus Energy fuel barge coming over the horizon bringing diesel fuel to add to existing inventory to bring the...
After a year of internal and external investigations involving the regional Norton Sound Health Corporation and a longtime doctor, two conflicting tales emerge that try to shed light on a doctor, the...
At their meeting Monday evening, the Nome Common Council drank a lot of coffee and spent a little cash, but otherwise had a light agenda. The panel, all present except Mark Johnson, attending by...
Silver Discoverer docked at the Port of Nome.
Nome hosted its first cruise ship of the summer, the Silver Discoverer, on Friday, July 7. The vessel, with a relatively small capacity of 128 passengers, was a warm-up for what is to come. Four more...
On June 29, a 12-person jury found Rayne Aukongak guilty on four counts of misconduct involving a controlled substance in the third degree, including possession and distribution of heroin. Aukongak...
GOODWILL FLIGHT— Dan Billman, left, and Marshall Severson fly over Russia in the cockpit of a Cessna 172.
Two Alaskan pilots, Marshall Severson and Dan Billman, flew from Nome across the dateline to Provideniya and back in Severson’s Cessna 172 on June 14. The entire trip took only a day—it’s just three...
WHERE’D IT GO?—Bill Dunker, biologist, peers into his collection jar to find an example of the green caterpillars that have been dining on willow bushes, making brown patches on the landscape in and about Nome.
The larvae of Geometer moths have stripped the leaves from patches of willows along Dexter Bypass and left the bushes brown. Darrell Williams Sr. noticed the willows turning brown near his home on...
OUT-HOPPING THE COMPETITION— Gabe Cabrera leaves some of the competition in the dust during the gunny sack race at the street games on July 4.
A chilly 45°F greeted Nomeites on the morning of July Fourth, with grey skies and a breeze. Despite the inhospitable temperatures, hundreds turned out to celebrate the Nation’s 241st birthday. Around...
A 37-year-old Nome man was charged with drunk driving and manslaughter after his 18-month-old son died in a car wreck between Teller and Nome in the early morning hours of June 18. According to...

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