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VISITING NOME— Senatorial candidate Kelly Tshibaka visited with students at Nome-Beltz Highschool on Tuesday, Nov. 23, during her trip to Nome and the region.
By Diana Haecker Alaska Senatorial candidate Kelly Tshibaka (R) visited Nome on Monday and Tuesday on her first campaign trip to the region. After a visit to Koyuk and Shaktoolik, Tshibaka traveled...
By Julia Lerner As Nomeites prepare for a second Thanksgiving season during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, active case counts remain high in the community and throughout the region. Norton Sound...
DOCK DESIGN— The port commission mulled three different options for dock designs of the proposed port expansion.
By Diana Haecker The Port Commission met last Thursday for a work session followed by a regular scheduled meeting to discuss the design of the deep-water basin docks for the proposed port expansion...
Jim Murphy in last week's Strait Science reports on preliminary findings of this summer's trawl survey.
By Julia Lerner Researchers are predicting low fish runs in the Norton Sound and Northern Bering Sea region again next year, according to research biologist Jim Murphy. Murphy, who works with the...
By Julia Lerner The Norton Sound Health Corporation has identified more than 100 COVID-19 cases across the region in the last week, and new infections statewide surged over the weekend with more 1,...
By Julia Lerner When President Joe Biden signed a historic infrastructure package into law on the lawn of the White House on Monday, Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski and Representative Don Young were...
SCHOOL VISITORS— On Friday morning, a polar bear sow and her cub wandered into Little Diomede and visited the entrance to the school. They milled around in the area between the school, the power plant and the local clinic before heading back to the helipad and into the still ice free Bering Strait
By Santiago Hubahib Jr. Diomede School SPED Teacher/History Teacher A polar bear with cub came to school early on Friday, Nov. 5. An emergency alarm was heard at 10:15 a.m. when a huge polar bear...
By Julia Lerner COVID-19 cases in Nome are slowly beginning to decrease, but several villages see a rise in infections, according to the Norton Sound Health Corporation. In the last week, NSHC has...
By Diana Haecker The Nome Common Council breezed through a light agenda in last Monday’s regular meeting, passing two resolutions that authorized the purchase of two new police cars and issuing a...
TRAWL SURVEY— Lyle Britt, director of the resource assessment and conservation engineering division of the Alaska Fisheries Science Center, presented findings from the summer trawl survey in the Northern and Eastern Bering Sea.
By Julia Lerner Key marine species in the Northern Bering Sea, including several types of crab and fish, have seen significant population declines over the last several years, according to a new...

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