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By Julia Lerner Since last week, the Norton Sound Health Corporation has identified ten new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of active cases in the region to 12. On Wednesday, June 2, an...
By Diana Haecker Clarice Leota “Bun” Hardy filed a civil lawsuit in federal court in February 2020 against the City of Nome, former NPD police chief John Papasodora and Lt. Nicholas Harvey, alleging...
PROCESSOR— Icicle’s processor Gordon Jensen is coming to Norton Sound to buy and process pink salmon this summer.
By Julia Lerner Icicle Seafoods wants to buy Norton Sound’s pink salmon. This summer, Icicle Seafoods plans to bring a processing vessel as well as four or five fishing tenders to buy pinks from...
By Julia Lerner Since last week, Norton Sound Health Corporation has identified ten new COVID-19 cases in the region, bringing the total number of active cases to nine. On Wednesday, May 26, NSHC...
Nicholas Reader played Taps.
By Diana Haecker Under sunny skies and a light breeze, Nome’s veterans and several National Guard members in uniform lead a somber parade down Front Street and to Belmont Point Cemetery to...
MINING PERMIT— Councilwoman Jennifer Reader confirms with Shawn Pomrenke of Northwest Gold Diggers where he plans to mine for gold within the Moonlight Wells Protective area, during Tuesday’s Nome Common Council meeting.
By Diana Haecker The Nome Common Council in a 4-1 vote (with one abstention) approved Northwest Gold Digger LLC’s permit application to mine within the boundary of the Moonlight Wells Protective...
VACCINATING— Chanelle Koonooka administers a distemper booster shot to a dog in Gambell on Monday.
By Diana Haecker The community of Gambell fought a distemper outbreak among its dog population this spring and managed to squash the epidemic in its early onset. Distemper is a deadly disease that...
LIITFIK CENTER— The Wellness and Training Center is open as of Monday, May 17.
By Julia Lerner The Liitfik Wellness and Training Center officially opened its doors to the public on Monday, May 17. The center, an outpatient clinic supporting individuals with behavioral health...
By Julia Lerner Since last Thursday, Norton Sound Health Corporation has identified one new positive COVID-19 case in Nome, bringing the total number of active cases in the region to six. On Sunday...
Miner Shawn Pomrenke, left, addresses the Nome Common Council with the request for a permit to mine in the Moonlight Wells protective area.
By Diana Haecker A vote for an ordinance in second reading to change elections for the Nome Common Council, school board and the utility board failed 3-2. The ordinance was an attempt to engage more...

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