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FINAL REPORT— NPD Chief Mike Heintzelman delivers the police report at the PSAC meeting.
In his last report to the Public Safety Advisory Commission, PSAC for short,  Nome Police Chief Mike Heintzelman told the panel on Monday night that the police department is in better shape than he...
The 15-unit housing project HomePlate Apartments is set to be finished with construction the last week of October, according to Rhonda Schneider, grants, contracts & awards specialist at the Nome...
On Saturday, Sept. 30, a federal government shutdown was averted at the 11th hour, but the relief may be short lived. The bipartisan deal that was signed by President Joe Biden on Saturday night...
VAPING PROBLEMS— NBMHS Principal Teriskovkya Smith addresses the Nome Common Council to inform them of the vaping crisis at the school.
By Diana Haecker The Nome Common Council heard sobering testimony from a family whose 67-year-old mother died after a harrowing wait for an ambulance that never came. Kelly Bogart gave public...
Now that the City of Nome has selected a site for a potential temporary workforce camp, the last hurdle has been cleared to sign a formal partnership agreement with the Army Corps of Engineers, and...
By Anna Lionas The Norton Sound Heath Corporation Board of Directors gathered in Nome for the three-day meeting from September 19 to the 21. The meeting began with a moment of silence for Stan...
After three months since the Quintillion fiberoptic cable suffered a catastrophic failure on June 11, this week brought the long-anticipated news: repairs have been completed and service is 100...
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it won’t open a new public comment period in its reappraisal of IPOP’s permit application. IPOP’s initial permit application for a controversial project to...
BERM REMNANTS— Lewis Nakarak shows one of the last remnants of the original berm, which was mostly destroyed by ex-typhoon Merbok.
By Stephen Lezak SHAKTOOLIK—One year after ex-typhoon Merbok destroyed the 28-foot-tall berm that separated Shaktoolik from Norton Sound, residents look to autumn with a mix of fear and frustration...
GRAVE MATTERS — Splintered wood from fallen and smashed coffins are being investigated by an archaeologist in St. Michael.
A year after ex-typhoon Merbok, hit the region, an archaeologist has returned to St. Michael this month to help recover graves that were exposed due to erosion. In the immediate aftermath of Merbok...

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