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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...
A Request for Proposals is out to find a suitable property to establish a temporary workforce camp for the port expansion.
Nome Common Council members learned in last Monday’s regular council meeting that the city is going to bear the cost of leasing property for a temporary workforce camp to house workers during...
TEMPORARY FUEL STATION— Bonanza’s temporary fuel pump provides full service on the corner of 4th Ave and West C St.
The last barge of the season is still a month away but fuel prices for the year have been set and are here to stay. On August 4, Bonanza Express announced the new fuel price for unleaded gas is $6....
Searchers found the body of Carlie Alexie.
After a weeklong search, the body of Carlie Alexie was found on the night of Wednesday, Aug. 9. The 37-year-old man from Mountain Village had been missing since Aug. 3 after going overboard from a...
Pediatric dentists in Alaska say they are facing serious problems with Medicaid paperwork since the state changed its policies on service authorizations last year. Those providers are worried that...
The Nome Public Safety Advisory Commission, NPSAC for short, in last Monday’s regular bi-monthly meeting held a vote to recommend the Nome Common Council investigates opportunities reopen holding...
Carlie Alexie has been missing at sea since August 3.
Family and friends have been searching for Carlie Alexie, a 37-year-old man from Mountain Village. As of press time on Tuesday afternoon, Alexie is still missing after going overboard from a boat in...
ICE COVER— Some sea ice remains off Oliktok Point, where the fault in the Quintillion fiberoptic cable occurred. A repair ship is underway to fix the break.
Seven weeks after Quintillion’s fiberoptic cable experienced a catastrophic failure and caused a widespread internet outage in northwestern Alaska from Utqiagvik to Nome, the cable repair vessel...

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