DISTANCING— The Nome Common Council met on Monday, practicing proper distancing while most councilmembers called in.
The Nome Common Council met on Monday, March 30 in nearly empty Council Chambers, as citizens and councilmembers were encouraged to call in and not appear in person for the meeting, to keep with the state and local mandate for social distancing an
HOMEWORK – Russell Rowe picks up a bag of homework prepared by Nome Elementary School for students. Watching are Nancy Bahnke, left, and NES Principal Elizabeth Korenek-Johnson.
The COVID-19 crisis has shut down Nome Public Schools but the learning continues. Nome schools are developing ways to make sure the students continue with their education.
ENDURACE CYCLISTS – The champions of the 2020 Iditarod Trail Invitational are, from left, Casey Fagerquist, Jill Martindale and Petr Ineman. The three finished together a grueling ITI race.
Three persistent cyclists arrived in Nome on their heavily loaded fat bikes on March 23, after 22 days and seven hours struggling through some tough winter conditions.
IDITAROD 2020 RED LANTERN— Kaci Murringer was the last musher of this year’s Iditarod to arrive  under the burled arch on Sunday, March 22, after 13 days, 22 hours and 29 minutes on the trail.
The 48th running of the Iditarod Trail sled dog race came to an end when musher Kaci Murringer arrived under the burled arch as the last team off the trail.
City Manager Glenn Steckman and Mayor Richard Beneville hold a press conference on Monday. KNOM's Emily Hofstaedter records.
In a press conference on Monday afternoon at the Council Chambers at City Hall, Nome City Manager Glenn Steckman an
Nome's Front Street is nearly empty, on Friday afternoon, when in "normal" years many visitors stroll down Front Street.
 The emergency resolution enacted by the Nome Common Council last week gives City Manager Glenn Steckman several ways to react
DISTANCING— The Nome Common Council met on Monday, practicing proper distancing while most councilmembers called in.
HOMEWORK – Russell Rowe picks up a bag of homework prepared by Nome Elementary School for students. Watching are Nancy Bahnke, left, and NES Principal Elizabeth Korenek-Johnson.
ENDURACE CYCLISTS – The champions of the 2020 Iditarod Trail Invitational are, from left, Casey Fagerquist, Jill Martindale and Petr Ineman. The three finished together a grueling ITI race.
IDITAROD 2020 RED LANTERN— Kaci Murringer was the last musher of this year’s Iditarod to arrive  under the burled arch on Sunday, March 22, after 13 days, 22 hours and 29 minutes on the trail.
City Manager Glenn Steckman and Mayor Richard Beneville hold a press conference on Monday. KNOM's Emily Hofstaedter records.
Nome's Front Street is nearly empty, on Friday afternoon, when in "normal" years many visitors stroll down Front Street.
DISTANCING— The Nome Common Council met on Monday, practicing proper distancing while most councilmembers called in.
The Nome Common Council met on Monday, March 30 in nearly empty Council Chambers, as citizens and councilmembers were encouraged to call in and not appear in person for the meeting, to keep with the state and local mandate for social distancing and...
The Nome Local Emergency Planning Commission met Tuesday morning with most members calling in. Deanna Stang of Public Health Nursing reported Alaska has 119 confirmed cases with none in Nome or the Norton Sound Region. Testing supplies are still...
HOMEWORK – Russell Rowe picks up a bag of homework prepared by Nome Elementary School for students. Watching are Nancy Bahnke, left, and NES Principal Elizabeth Korenek-Johnson.
The COVID-19 crisis has shut down Nome Public Schools but the learning continues. Nome schools are developing ways to make sure the students continue with their education. “We’re getting our minds around this new situation,” said Nome-Beltz High...
ENDURACE CYCLISTS – The champions of the 2020 Iditarod Trail Invitational are, from left, Casey Fagerquist, Jill Martindale and Petr Ineman. The three finished together a grueling ITI race.
Three persistent cyclists arrived in Nome on their heavily loaded fat bikes on March 23, after 22 days and seven hours struggling through some tough winter conditions. For much of the time, they were not riding but rather on foot pushing their bikes...
IDITAROD 2020 RED LANTERN— Kaci Murringer was the last musher of this year’s Iditarod to arrive  under the burled arch on Sunday, March 22, after 13 days, 22 hours and 29 minutes on the trail.
The 48th running of the Iditarod Trail sled dog race came to an end when musher Kaci Murringer arrived under the burled arch as the last team off the trail. Murringer, of Willow, running a team of dogs out of Matt Failor’s 17th Dog Kennel,...
City Manager Glenn Steckman and Mayor Richard Beneville hold a press conference on Monday. KNOM's Emily Hofstaedter records.
In a press conference on Monday afternoon at the Council Chambers at City Hall, Nome City Manager Glenn Steckman and Mayor Richard Beneville announced a series of emergency orders to combat the COVID-19 pandemic that has already at press time risen...
The Govenor has declared an order for self quarantine: Health Mandate 10.1 – International and Interstate Travel – Order for Self-Quarantine Effective 12:01 a.m. March 25, 2020: All people arriving in Alaska, whether resident, worker or visitor,...
Nome's Front Street is nearly empty, on Friday afternoon, when in "normal" years many visitors stroll down Front Street.
 The emergency resolution enacted by the Nome Common Council last week gives City Manager Glenn Steckman several ways to react quickly to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. It is limited to be in effect until May 15, unless extended or rescinded by...
An Alaska Army National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter aircrew performed a search and rescue mission for three Iditarod mushers about 25 miles east of Nome, March 20, 2020. The mushers and their dogs went through Bering Sea flood waters on the race trail and were wet and freezing. The aircrew transported two firefighter emergency medical technicians and Iditarod dog handlers to assist. The mushers were flown to Nome and transported to a local hospital. A local search and rescue team helped race dog handl
On Friday morning, three Iditarod mushers, Matt Failor, Sean Underwood and Tom Knolmayer were rescued via Blackhawk helicopter about 25 miles shy of reaching the finish line in Nome. They scratched from the race. According to Nome Volunteer Fire...

Obituaries

Joseph Patrick ‘Qachaq’ Anowlic
Joseph Patrick ‘Qachaq’ Anowlic was born March 1, 1949 on King Island as the second child of Margaret and Paul ‘Anowlic’ Imana.  Joe loved his youth on Ugiuvak; it was...

Education

HOMEWORK – Russell Rowe picks up a bag of homework prepared by Nome Elementary School for students. Watching are Nancy Bahnke, left, and NES Principal Elizabeth Korenek-Johnson.

The COVID-19 crisis has shut down Nome Public Schools but the learning continues. Nome schools are developing ways to make sure the students continue with their education.

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