By Julia Lerner Since last Thursday, Norton Sound Health Corporation has identified four new positive COVID-19 cases in Nome, bringing the total number of active cases in the region to six.
OFF THEY GO – Riders accelerate off the line at the beginning of the race.
The Cannonball 150 snow machine race returned to Nome after a long hiatus and the weather cooperated by delivering an almost perfect day.There was plenty of snow thanks to the series of blizzards which hammered Nome in March and April.
EXTENDED – Paris Hebel stretches to make contact during the Zoom competition on Friday.
The internet became the venue for 2021 NYO competition with young athletes from around the state competing via Zoom.
LISTENING TOUR— Former lawmaker and the Governor’s special assistant for Southeast Bill Thomas and Lt. Governor Kevin Meyer were in Nome last Friday to meet with businesses impacted by the lack of cruise ship tourism in 2020.
OFF AND RUNNING—Nome Nordic elementary ski coach Leonard Lastine helps fourth-grade skier Jamison Erickson-Ford start her skijor run with Chena. The fourth and fifth grade skiers enjoyed nice end of the season weather as they wrapped up the season.
NOME COMMON COUNCIL— The council met in a worksession and regular session on Monday, April 26.
OFF THEY GO – Riders accelerate off the line at the beginning of the race.
EXTENDED – Paris Hebel stretches to make contact during the Zoom competition on Friday.
LISTENING TOUR— Former lawmaker and the Governor’s special assistant for Southeast Bill Thomas and Lt. Governor Kevin Meyer were in Nome last Friday to meet with businesses impacted by the lack of cruise ship tourism in 2020.
By Diana Haecker Lt. Governor Kevin Meyer and Bill Thomas, the Governor’s special assistant for Southeast Alaska, traveled to Nome last Friday to hear firsthand from Nome businesses and how the loss of cruise ship visits last year —and possibly...
By James Mason If you’re thinking of putting a new roof on the house, you may find the cost has gone through the roof. Prices of lumber and other building materials have increased dramatically across the nation and Nome has been hit along with the...
OFF AND RUNNING—Nome Nordic elementary ski coach Leonard Lastine helps fourth-grade skier Jamison Erickson-Ford start her skijor run with Chena. The fourth and fifth grade skiers enjoyed nice end of the season weather as they wrapped up the season.
By Keith Conger Nome’s student skiers took full advantage of the warm end of April temperatures as they concluded Nome Nordic’s 17th year of skiing. The program experienced an abundance of success even though all regional and rural state ski meets...
By Julia Lerner Since last Thursday, Norton Sound Health Corporation has identified four new positive COVID-19 cases in Nome, bringing the total number of active cases in the region to six. On Saturday, May 1, a Nome resident tested positive for...
NOME COMMON COUNCIL— The council met in a worksession and regular session on Monday, April 26.
By Diana Haecker In Monday’s regular Nome Common Council meeting the Council passed in second reading an ordinance to adopt changes to the Alaska Remote Sellers Sales Tax Code. The City is part of the Alaska Intergovernmental Remote Sellers Sales...
By Julia Lerner Since last Thursday, Norton Sound Health Corporation has identified two new positive COVID-19 cases in Nome, bringing the total number of active cases in the region to four. On Sunday, April 25, a Nome resident tested positive for...
By James Mason Much scientific research in the Bering Sea region has been on hold because of the Covid pandemic. But the Alaska Department of Fish and Game was able to complete their annual bottom trawl survey of the waters of Norton Sound this...
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Bonanza Channel
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has opened a public comment period on yet another proposal by IPOP LLC to mine for gold at Bonanza Channel. This time, IPOP proposes to conduct a ‘case study’ while mining at Bonanza Channel, near mile 28 of the...

Obituaries

Mary Ann Catherine Signoretti Tyree
Mary Ann Catherine Signoretti Tyree was born January 20, 1934 in Bluefield, West Virginia and died peacefully on May 7, 2016 in Anchorage, Alaska.  She raised her young family in Orlando,...

Education

On Monday, most schools in the Bering Strait School District returned to in-person classes for the spring semester.

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