The NSEDC will not be buying red king crab this year.
The Norton Sound Economic Development Corporation’s Board of Directors voted Feb. 6 to not buy red king crab for both the winter and summer seasons of 2020.
Nome Planning Commission during their meeting last week.
The Nome Planning Commission met Feb. 4 and received an update on efforts to fill two critical city positions, which have been vacant. “The police chief’s deadline for resumés is closed,” said City Manager Glenn Steckman.
INNOVATIVE – Janice Wilson operates an innovative communal living facility called Kugzruk Kommons in Nome.
A former Baptist Church with a lot of rooms is now a residence for people attracted to communal living and reasonable rent.
THIS IS ME— Makayla Marble was one of seven storytellers who shared a story at last Saturday’s “Tales around the Woodstove” with the theme “This is me
Six young story tellers stepped forward to share a piece of their life in rural Alaska Saturday evening at Tales From Around the Woodstove, a presentation of the Nome Arts Council.
K300 CHAMP— Pete Kaiser poses with his lead dogs under the Kuskokwim 300 finish line arch in Bethel after winning for the fifth time the prestigious mid-distance sled dog race on Sunday morning.
Pete Kaiser of Bethel reclaimed the Kuskokwim 300 Championship title last weekend when he beat 2019 champion Matt Failor by 47 minutes to the finish line on Sunday morning.
The NSEDC will not be buying red king crab this year.
Nome Planning Commission during their meeting last week.
INNOVATIVE – Janice Wilson operates an innovative communal living facility called Kugzruk Kommons in Nome.
THIS IS ME— Makayla Marble was one of seven storytellers who shared a story at last Saturday’s “Tales around the Woodstove” with the theme “This is me
K300 CHAMP— Pete Kaiser poses with his lead dogs under the Kuskokwim 300 finish line arch in Bethel after winning for the fifth time the prestigious mid-distance sled dog race on Sunday morning.
The NSEDC will not be buying red king crab this year.
The Norton Sound Economic Development Corporation’s Board of Directors voted Feb. 6 to not buy red king crab for both the winter and summer seasons of 2020. The board also voted to urge the Alaska Department of Fish and Wildlife to close the fishery...
Nome Planning Commission during their meeting last week.
The Nome Planning Commission met Feb. 4 and received an update on efforts to fill two critical city positions, which have been vacant. “The police chief’s deadline for resumés is closed,” said City Manager Glenn Steckman. “Finance director is closed...
The large-scale die off of gray whales, walrus and certain seabirds has alarmed residents of northwest Alaska as well as the scientists who study those creatures. The scientists use the term “unusual mortality event,” UME for short, when large...
A second round of advertising to fill the position of Nome Police Chief has produced more applicants for the job and the City of Nome administration is in the process to move into the interview phase with five candidates. The position became vacant...
INNOVATIVE – Janice Wilson operates an innovative communal living facility called Kugzruk Kommons in Nome.
A former Baptist Church with a lot of rooms is now a residence for people attracted to communal living and reasonable rent. Kugzruk Kommons is the creation of Janice Wilson, who grew up with nine siblings in Nondalton. Her family’s house was big...
Richard Beneville during the Fourth of July Festivities in Nome, 2019.
Nome Mayor Richard Beneville suffered a mild stroke on Sunday, January 19 at his home in Nome. In an interview with The Nome Nugget by phone on Feb. 4, he reported that he is doing fine and recovering at Providence hospital in Anchorage. Beneville...
Carl Emmons ordered auto parts from an online retailer based in Wisconsin like he’s done for the past ten years. But this time  Emmons got a reply stating: “We cannot ship to this address because it requires sales tax paid separately to state and...
PUBLIC COMMENT— Acting Mayor Jerald Brown, left, City Clerk Bryant Hammond, City Manager Glenn Steckman, center, listen to Port Commissioner Derek McLarty at the podium.
In absence of Mayor Richard Beneville, Nome Councilman Jerald Brown led through last Monday’s regular Nome Common Council meeting that was preceded by a work session concerning FY 2019 audit results and discussion on excise taxes. Councilmembers...
A new virus has emerged in the Chinese city of Wuhan that has put the world’s medical providers on high alert. A worldwide effort to contain the potentially deadly virus is in motion. “We need to be preparing as if this is a pandemic, but I...

Obituaries

Chester Tapghaghhmii Noongwook
Tapghaay was born on November 3, 1933 in Savoonga, Alaska.  It was a sincere blessing for their large family as he was the eldest of seven children.  He enjoyed times going camping with the...

Education

PUBLIC MEETING—The school district presented their proposal to move sixth graders from the elementary school to Nome-Beltz Jr./Sr. High School.

Administrators of the Nome Public Schools have proposed moving sixth grade students from the Nome Elementary School to Nome-Beltz Jr./Sr.

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