PARADE SCRAMBLE— Kids grabbed at the candy tossed from vehicles as the Nome Fourth of July parade made its way down Front Street Saturday.
Nome observed the country’s Independence Day on Saturday with a celebration in traditional Nome style but somewhat subdued because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Two more regional residents have tested positive for COVID-19 in the last week, both of them Norton Sound Health Corporation employees.
COURT MOVE—  Kekai Newman, left, and Bryce Rickers with Drake Construction transfer boxes of courthouse property to a pickup for transport to the new location as the Court moved last week to a temporary location at the Lutheran Church before it will relocate to its new permanent home at the old hospital.
The U.S. District Court at Nome is moving to a new location but not yet to its new home.
Bonanza Channel is the proposed mining site.
IPOP LLC, a mining hopeful, proposing to mine for gold in the Bonanza Channel, has submitted a plan of operations to regulatory agencies for approval before their exploration phase has concluded.
APPOINTED— John Handeland was appointed to be Nome’s interim mayor during last Monday’s Common Council meeting.
As the very last action item on a full agenda for the Monday, June 22 regular Nome Common Council meeting, the panel had the pick of five candidates to fill the interim Mayor position as Mayor Richard Beneville passed
PARADE SCRAMBLE— Kids grabbed at the candy tossed from vehicles as the Nome Fourth of July parade made its way down Front Street Saturday.
SWORN IN— Interim Mayor John Handeland takes the oath of office, on Tuesday, June 30.
COURT MOVE—  Kekai Newman, left, and Bryce Rickers with Drake Construction transfer boxes of courthouse property to a pickup for transport to the new location as the Court moved last week to a temporary location at the Lutheran Church before it will relocate to its new permanent home at the old hospital.
Bonanza Channel is the proposed mining site.
APPOINTED— John Handeland was appointed to be Nome’s interim mayor during last Monday’s Common Council meeting.
Two more Bering Strait regional residents tested positive for COVID-19 this past week, bringing the total number of regional cases up to 11. This comes alongside one of the biggest surges in positive cases in Alaska since the beginning of the...
In an more than two-hour long work session of the Nome Common Council at Old St. Joe’s hall, the Council invited public input on the question whether the panel should rescind the emergency ordinance that gives the City Manager sweeping powers to “...
PARADE SCRAMBLE— Kids grabbed at the candy tossed from vehicles as the Nome Fourth of July parade made its way down Front Street Saturday.
Nome observed the country’s Independence Day on Saturday with a celebration in traditional Nome style but somewhat subdued because of the COVID-19 pandemic. There was a parade, a patriotic program and street games but the crowd was significantly...
SWORN IN— Interim Mayor John Handeland takes the oath of office, on Tuesday, June 30.
By Diana Haecker In a special meeting of the Nome Common Council the panel decided on the distribution of the first tranche of Alaska CARES Act funds that were allocated to the City of Nome from the State of Alaska. The state distributes nearly $5....
Two more regional residents have tested positive for COVID-19 in the last week, both of them Norton Sound Health Corporation employees. This brings the total number of confirmed cases in the Nome Sound/Bering Strait region up to nine, with four...
COURT MOVE—  Kekai Newman, left, and Bryce Rickers with Drake Construction transfer boxes of courthouse property to a pickup for transport to the new location as the Court moved last week to a temporary location at the Lutheran Church before it will relocate to its new permanent home at the old hospital.
The U.S. District Court at Nome is moving to a new location but not yet to its new home. The quarters in the old Nome hospital are not yet ready for move-in so the court will spend about two months at the Our Savior’s Lutheran Church on Bering St....
Bonanza Channel is the proposed mining site.
IPOP LLC, a mining hopeful, proposing to mine for gold in the Bonanza Channel, has submitted a plan of operations to regulatory agencies for approval before their exploration phase has concluded. The outfit’s dredge and connexes of material arrived...
APPOINTED— John Handeland was appointed to be Nome’s interim mayor during last Monday’s Common Council meeting.
As the very last action item on a full agenda for the Monday, June 22 regular Nome Common Council meeting, the panel had the pick of five candidates to fill the interim Mayor position as Mayor Richard Beneville passed away on May 11. Before the...
On Thursday, June 18, at 1:45 a.m. Nome police responded to a fatal stabbing of Nome resident Benjamin Milton, 37. According to a NPD press release, police was called to the 400 block of East 3rd Avenue for a person stabbed with a knife. Officers...

Obituaries

Anat Krier
Anat Krier of Brush Prairie, WA passed away Friday, May 8, 2020 from stomach cancer.  Anat was born in 1963 in Israel, where she lived until 1982 when she moved to the United States and proudly...

Education

PARADE— NPS Extensions Correspondence School graduate Celina Nadie Habros waves to well-wishers as the graduation parade winds through Nome.

High School graduates of 2020 experienced a graduation like no other generation in recent memory.

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