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Telecommunications company GCI sent out an alert last Thursday September 7 informing customers in Nome they are unable to place or receive calls between mobile and landline phones including emergency...
A WALE(S) OF A GOOD TIME  — Iris Tokeinna of Wales danced with the rest of her group during their final performance of the 22nd Annual Kingikmiut Dance Festival.
The 22nd Annual Kingikmiut Dance Festival took place in Wales over Labor Day Weekend for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began. The celebration kicked off in the school gym Friday night,...
TELLER— The townsite of Teller is located between Grantley Harbor and Port Clarence.
This summer, Bering Straits Regional Housing Authority began investigating a new subdivision site across from the airport in Teller for 40 houses — some newly built, some relocated —away from flood...
PUGGING FOR THE CAMERA — White House advisor Mitch Landrieu holds Lupe, one of Mayor John Handeland’s pugs, during a tour of the Port of Nome last Thursday.
White House advisor Mitch Landrieu was one of the many Washington officials visiting Alaska in August to talk about the federal dollars coming to the region, and last Thursday, he was getting his...
ORT TOUR — BSNC interim CEO Dan Graham, Harbormaster Lucas Stotts, SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman and Port Director Joy Baker looked at cargo coming into Nome last week.
The head of the Small Business Administration, or SBA, visited Nome last week during her tour of Alaska. SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman is one of 24 members of President Joe Biden’s...
RUNNING FOR OFFICE— Maggie Miller submits her paperwork to run for Nome Common Council Seat B.
Minutes before the 5 p.m. deadline to declare candidacy for municipal office on Tuesday, August 29, Maggie Miller submitted her name for Council Seat B, currently held by Doug Johnson who is not...
A view to Bonanza Channel and the adjacent wetlands.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is reconsidering a previously denied permit application submitted by IPOP, which sought permission to dredge for gold in Bonanza Channel and Safety Sound. In a...
The port is busy with gravel operations on the causeway and several visits from cruise ships. Pictured is a barge loaded with rock, with the cruiseship Roald Amundsen docked in the background, on Friday, August 18.
The City of Nome hopes to begin construction to expand the Port of Nome next year. In the meantime, the city will fund a new set of studies to guide the development of the port and changes to its...
FAMILY FUN — Cousins Asaaluk Nichols and Kaitlyn Painter dance together during the performance of the King Island Dance Group.
Nome’s summer of rain culminated in a very wet Berry Festival last Saturday, but no complaints were heard as the community huddled in the Rec Center for a joyful event showcasing 64 local performers...
Next Tuesday, August 29 is the last day to file for candidacy in the Nome municipal elections. The elections will be held on October 3. Nome Up for election is the two-year term of City of Nome...

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