SOLUTIONS NEEDED— NSHC’s board of director chairman Preston Rookok of Savoonga comments on the need for water and sewer systems that are woefully inadequate in the Bering Strait region, during the Monday announcement of the grant.
By Diana Haecker The Helmsley Charitable Trust of Colorado on Monday announced a $20 million grant to improve water, sanitation and hygiene in rural Alaska, mostly in communities of the Norton Sound/Bering Strait region.
PROCESSOR— Icicle’s processor Gordon Jensen is coming to Norton Sound to buy and process pink salmon this summer.
By Julia Lerner Icicle Seafoods wants to buy Norton Sound’s pink salmon.
By Diana Haecker The Class of 2021 saw beautiful weather blessing their Graduation Day, as the forty students paraded in trucks through town and then headed to their outdoor graduation ceremony at Nome-Beltz.
SOLUTIONS NEEDED— NSHC’s board of director chairman Preston Rookok of Savoonga comments on the need for water and sewer systems that are woefully inadequate in the Bering Strait region, during the Monday announcement of the grant.
PROCESSOR— Icicle’s processor Gordon Jensen is coming to Norton Sound to buy and process pink salmon this summer.
MINING PERMIT— Councilwoman Jennifer Reader confirms with Shawn Pomrenke of Northwest Gold Diggers where he plans to mine for gold within the Moonlight Wells Protective area, during Tuesday’s Nome Common Council meeting.
VACCINATING— Chanelle Koonooka administers a distemper booster shot to a dog in Gambell on Monday.
CONGRATULATIONS— The Class of 2021 received their degrees, diplomas and certificates on May 13, in a virtual commencement ceremony held at Old St. Joe’s.
HONORED— Josie Bourdon received a commendation from the Alaska State Legislature for a lifetime of dedication teaching the Inupiaq language. She was honored at last Monday’s Nome Common Council meeting with Mayor John Handeland reading the Legislature’s citation into the record and presenting the framed document to Ms. Bourdon.
By Diana Haecker Monday’s regular Nome Common Council meeting began on a positive note as the Council honored longtime Nome educator Josie Bourdon for her lifetime of achievements in teaching and her passion to perpetuate the Inupiaq language and...
By Julia Lerner Since last week, Norton Sound Health Corporation has identified five new COVID-19 cases in the region, bringing the total number of active cases in the Bering Strait to 12. Four individuals tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday...
HONORING AN EDUCATOR— Josie Bourdon, center, was surrounded by family (left to right) Mary David, Kayla Bourdon, Wilson Bourdon, Jay David and Katie Bourdon in Council Chambers at City Hall on Monday June 14 after receiving a recognition by the Alaska State Legislature.
By Julia Lerner Josephine Tatauq Bourdon, a lifelong Nome resident, received a commendation from the Alaska State Legislature this week for her long career in education and her commitment to teaching Inupiaq language and culture in the region. “...
SOLUTIONS NEEDED— NSHC’s board of director chairman Preston Rookok of Savoonga comments on the need for water and sewer systems that are woefully inadequate in the Bering Strait region, during the Monday announcement of the grant.
By Diana Haecker The Helmsley Charitable Trust of Colorado on Monday announced a $20 million grant to improve water, sanitation and hygiene in rural Alaska, mostly in communities of the Norton Sound/Bering Strait region. The grant is spread out...
By Julia Lerner The Nome Police Department may soon begin the process of earning its official accreditation following a motion from the Public Safety Advisory Commission on Monday. Accreditation is awarded to law enforcement agencies, including...
By Julia Lerner Since last week, the Norton Sound Health Corporation has identified ten new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of active cases in the region to 12. On Wednesday, June 2, an individual tested positive for COVID-19. The person...
By Diana Haecker Clarice Leota “Bun” Hardy filed a civil lawsuit in federal court in February 2020 against the City of Nome, former NPD police chief John Papasodora and Lt. Nicholas Harvey, alleging that the department and the two named officers...
PROCESSOR— Icicle’s processor Gordon Jensen is coming to Norton Sound to buy and process pink salmon this summer.
By Julia Lerner Icicle Seafoods wants to buy Norton Sound’s pink salmon. This summer, Icicle Seafoods plans to bring a processing vessel as well as four or five fishing tenders to buy pinks from local fishermen. Icicle’s headquarters are in...
By Julia Lerner Since last week, Norton Sound Health Corporation has identified ten new COVID-19 cases in the region, bringing the total number of active cases to nine. On Wednesday, May 26, NSHC identified a Nome resident who tested positive for...

Obituaries

Laura Muktoya (Sockpick) Evans
On April 16, 2021, Laura Muktoya (Sockpick) Evans left her earthly life to join all her loved ones who left before her. We can only imagine what a beautiful reunion it was. Although her family feels...

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