A spotted seal pup was one of many found dead on beaches near Shishmaref this summer. NOAA declared a UME due to the increased numbers of dead marine mammal stranded on the region's beaches.
The federal agency tasked to manage ice seals this week declared an Unusual Mortality Event, UME for short, for bearded, ringed and spotted seals in the Bering and Chukchi seas.
FOOD SECURITY – James Stotts of Utqiagvik, President of ICC Alaska, speaks to the delegates at the Alaskan Inuit Food Sovereignty Summit Sept. 10 in Nome.
Traditional foods and how they come to the table is central to the cultural identity of the Inuit people.
NOME XC INVITATIONAL— Boys Varsity race winner Tobin Hobbs, center, plots his move while running with the front pack of Kotzebue and Bethel runners in last Saturday’s Nome Invitational cross-country race held at Nome-Beltz.
Blue skies, calm winds and balmy temperatures welcomed 98 runners from Nome, Kotzebue, Bethel, Teller, Elim, Koyuk, Golovin, Unalakleet, Stebbins, Savoonga and Brevig Mission to the Nome-Beltz XC Invitational, not counting the huge field of young
With the annual city elections coming up on October 1, Tuesday, Sept.
DONATION TO THE MUSEUM— Descendants of Tom and Ellen Lopp donated a trove of artifacts that were collected by the Lopps while in Wales around the turn of the 19th century. They posed before much of the collection for a group photo Saturday at the Carrie M. McLain Memorial Museum.
Tom and Ellen Lopp spent ten years in Wales, from 1892 to 1902, as teachers and missionaries and during that time they acquired a large number of carvings, household items and other bits and pieces of local life.
CLIMATE ROUNDTABLE— Ko Barrett, vice chair with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, addresses a thin crowd at the Tuesday roundtable meeting on the effects of climate change, in Nome.
As the National Weather Service warned of an impending fall storm to pummel western Alaska including Nome and Norton Sound communities on Wednesday, two high-level NOAA researchers made landfall here to hear the public’s first hand experience of c
A spotted seal pup was one of many found dead on beaches near Shishmaref this summer. NOAA declared a UME due to the increased numbers of dead marine mammal stranded on the region's beaches.
FOOD SECURITY – James Stotts of Utqiagvik, President of ICC Alaska, speaks to the delegates at the Alaskan Inuit Food Sovereignty Summit Sept. 10 in Nome.
NOME XC INVITATIONAL— Boys Varsity race winner Tobin Hobbs, center, plots his move while running with the front pack of Kotzebue and Bethel runners in last Saturday’s Nome Invitational cross-country race held at Nome-Beltz.
DONATION TO THE MUSEUM— Descendants of Tom and Ellen Lopp donated a trove of artifacts that were collected by the Lopps while in Wales around the turn of the 19th century. They posed before much of the collection for a group photo Saturday at the Carrie M. McLain Memorial Museum.
CLIMATE ROUNDTABLE— Ko Barrett, vice chair with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, addresses a thin crowd at the Tuesday roundtable meeting on the effects of climate change, in Nome.
The NOAA research vessel Ocean Starr tied up at the port causeway last weekend, one in a parade of vessels carrying ocean scientists and their tools to document effects of climate warming and loss of sea ice on the Arctic marine ecosystem....
Scientists are continuing to find sea life traveling north into warming Arctic waters. Record water temperatures are affecting fish distribution and viability in the Bering Sea. Jim Murphy is the lead research biologist involved in a Northern Bering...
A spotted seal pup was one of many found dead on beaches near Shishmaref this summer. NOAA declared a UME due to the increased numbers of dead marine mammal stranded on the region's beaches.
The federal agency tasked to manage ice seals this week declared an Unusual Mortality Event, UME for short, for bearded, ringed and spotted seals in the Bering and Chukchi seas. This comes in response to increased reports that dead seals have been...
FOOD SECURITY – James Stotts of Utqiagvik, President of ICC Alaska, speaks to the delegates at the Alaskan Inuit Food Sovereignty Summit Sept. 10 in Nome.
Traditional foods and how they come to the table is central to the cultural identity of the Inuit people. In Alaska, Chukotka, Canada and Greenland Inuit people have survived for thousands of years by hunting and fishing, living in harmony with the...
NOME XC INVITATIONAL— Boys Varsity race winner Tobin Hobbs, center, plots his move while running with the front pack of Kotzebue and Bethel runners in last Saturday’s Nome Invitational cross-country race held at Nome-Beltz.
Blue skies, calm winds and balmy temperatures welcomed 98 runners from Nome, Kotzebue, Bethel, Teller, Elim, Koyuk, Golovin, Unalakleet, Stebbins, Savoonga and Brevig Mission to the Nome-Beltz XC Invitational, not counting the huge field of young...
Nome’s new Public Safety Commission, an advisory panel to the Council, reached a milestone Monday night after a year of planning. Mayor Richard Beneville submitted a list of commission appointments to the Nome Common Council for their approval. The...
With the annual city elections coming up on October 1, Tuesday, Sept. 10 marked the deadline to file for candidacy and the lack of interest in civic engagement spoke loud in clear as only one city office up for election produced a challenger. The...
DONATION TO THE MUSEUM— Descendants of Tom and Ellen Lopp donated a trove of artifacts that were collected by the Lopps while in Wales around the turn of the 19th century. They posed before much of the collection for a group photo Saturday at the Carrie M. McLain Memorial Museum.
Tom and Ellen Lopp spent ten years in Wales, from 1892 to 1902, as teachers and missionaries and during that time they acquired a large number of carvings, household items and other bits and pieces of local life. They cherished their collection...
CLIMATE ROUNDTABLE— Ko Barrett, vice chair with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, addresses a thin crowd at the Tuesday roundtable meeting on the effects of climate change, in Nome.
As the National Weather Service warned of an impending fall storm to pummel western Alaska including Nome and Norton Sound communities on Wednesday, two high-level NOAA researchers made landfall here to hear the public’s first hand experience of...

Obituaries

Paul Sterling II
Paul Sterling II, affectionately called “Uncle Pete” by his loved ones, was born October 24, 1934 to Mr. Paul and Mrs. Eva Floyd Sterling in Jonesville, Texas. He was the third child born...

Education

PERCUSSION— U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos enjoyed drumming during her visit to NACTEC in Nome last week. She said she was a percussionist herself.

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos visited Nome on Wednesday, August 28 as part of her first official visit to Alaska.

The Nome Nugget

PO Box 610
Nome, Alaska 99762
USA

Phone: (907) 443-5235
Fax: (907) 443-5112

www.nomenugget.net

External Links