The Historic Planning Commission held a public meeting on June 5 to discuss the Historic Preservation Plan.
With the recent creation of the Nome Historic Preservation Commission — placed within the existing Nome Planning Commission — Nomeites are now called upon to define historical and cultural sites, events, buildings, objects and landscapes that help
ONE HANDED— Jocelyn Takak effortlessly spins a one-handed cartwheel at the last day of gymnastics camp, which was an intensive, five-day camp coached by a gymnast from Fairbanks and organiser Chelsea Hubert.
Last week the Nome Elementary School’s gymnasium was the venue for a week-long gymnastics camp taught by a former competitive gymnast out of Fairbanks, teaching 64 Nome kids aged 15-months to 15-years-old the art of gymnastics.
VILLAGE GIRL— Alex Whitworth and Megan Hahn prior to their departure from Port Townsend, Sunday, June 2.
The Race to Alaska is an unique boat race from Port Townsend, Washington to Ketchikan.
Matt Culley high-fives his son as he crossed the finishline of last week's Strok'n Croak
Although California triathletes might have complained it was too cold, Nome’s annual Stroke and Croak triathlon was blessed with ideal conditions Sunday.
The Historic Planning Commission held a public meeting on June 5 to discuss the Historic Preservation Plan.
ONE HANDED— Jocelyn Takak effortlessly spins a one-handed cartwheel at the last day of gymnastics camp, which was an intensive, five-day camp coached by a gymnast from Fairbanks and organiser Chelsea Hubert.
VILLAGE GIRL— Alex Whitworth and Megan Hahn prior to their departure from Port Townsend, Sunday, June 2.
Matt Culley high-fives his son as he crossed the finishline of last week's Strok'n Croak
The Nome Common Council postponed consideration of the City’s seven budget divisions for lack of sufficient notice in the newspaper. Nevertheless, the Council worked on issues important to several sectors—port repairs, a long-term lease of the...
The Historic Planning Commission held a public meeting on June 5 to discuss the Historic Preservation Plan.
With the recent creation of the Nome Historic Preservation Commission — placed within the existing Nome Planning Commission — Nomeites are now called upon to define historical and cultural sites, events, buildings, objects and landscapes that helped...
ONE HANDED— Jocelyn Takak effortlessly spins a one-handed cartwheel at the last day of gymnastics camp, which was an intensive, five-day camp coached by a gymnast from Fairbanks and organiser Chelsea Hubert.
Last week the Nome Elementary School’s gymnasium was the venue for a week-long gymnastics camp taught by a former competitive gymnast out of Fairbanks, teaching 64 Nome kids aged 15-months to 15-years-old the art of gymnastics. On Friday, their last...
VILLAGE GIRL— Alex Whitworth and Megan Hahn prior to their departure from Port Townsend, Sunday, June 2.
The Race to Alaska is an unique boat race from Port Townsend, Washington to Ketchikan. “It’s like the Iditarod, on a boat, with a chance of drowning, being run down by a freighter, or eaten by a grizzly bear,” reads the official race website....
Matt Culley high-fives his son as he crossed the finishline of last week's Strok'n Croak
Although California triathletes might have complained it was too cold, Nome’s annual Stroke and Croak triathlon was blessed with ideal conditions Sunday. Sunshine, a light, cooling breeze and no musk oxen on the course meant a happy but tired bunch...
Bob Metcalf is retiring from his position as Director of the Northwest Campus and the process of selecting a new director is drawing to a close. The two finalists are Dr. Barb Amarok and Miranda Musich, both long-time Nome educators. The incoming...
John Luke Pete, 36, has been charged with Sexual Assault Second Degree and remains in custody at AMCC under $10,000 bail. Court documents say Pete assaulted an incapacitated female on the seawall behind a Front Street restaurant on May 12, according...
RETURN — Back at the port following a hunt in difficult weather, the crew pushes the boat up the ice to the trailer. They are Ben Apassingok, Lonnie Booshu, Joe Cross III and David Booshu.
The appearance of walrus on the ice off Nome added some excitement to the onset of spring. People were lining up on the beach on Friday morning, glassing for the walruses that could be heard and seen resting on the edge of the broken up sea ice. The...
HALL OF FAME –– Vera Metcalf was inducted into the Alaska Women's Hall of Fame.
Vera Metcalf has been inducted into the Alaska Women’s Hall of Fame, an organization honoring Alaskan women who have made a significant contribution influencing the culture of Alaska. Many fields of endeavor are included. Arts, athletics, education...

Obituaries

Magdalene Qesginga Kulukhon Irrigoo
Former Gambell and Nome resident, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and auntie Magdalene Qesginga Kulukhon Irrigoo, died in Anchorage at 8:20 a.m. on June 8, 2019 after a long illness. Born to...

Education

Bob Metcalf is retiring from his position as Director of the Northwest Campus and the process of selecting a new director is drawing to a close. The two finalists are Dr.

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