LOOKING GOOD?—Austin Matthias, on trial for raping a man who owed a bootlegger,seems optimistic after his attorney, Matt Tallerico, concludes his closing argument Sept. 12. The next day the jury found Matthias guilty of sexual assaults.
A Nome jury has found Austin Matthias, 24, guilty on two counts of sexual assault in the first degree and one court of assault in the second degree in the contract sodomy of another man on behalf of an alleged drug and alcohol dealer to whom the v
AWARD— Local historian Cussy Kauer, center, was presented with the Contributions to Alaska History Award by Michael Hawfield, left, and Joan Antonson, right, Director of the Alaska Historical Society during the Awards Banquet after the joint Museums Alaska and Alaska Historical Society conference in Nome
The 2018 Museums Alaska and Alaska Historical Society’s joint conference held on Sept. 12 through 15 filled the town with historians from around the state.
WALK FOR ASHLEY— Nome residents gathered to stand in solidarity with missing 10-year-old Ashley Johnson-Barr from Kotzebue, on Thursday. The body of the girl was found the next day near Kotzebue.
Ashley Johnson-Barr, the ten-year-old girl who disappeared from Kotzebue on Thursday, September 6, was found dead on Friday, September 14.
In addition to the stories on the home page, these articles are in this week's Nugget: Cussy Kauer's award acceptance speech, Reader resigns from School Board, Nome's LGBTQ2+ community meets to raise awareness,
LOOKING GOOD?—Austin Matthias, on trial for raping a man who owed a bootlegger,seems optimistic after his attorney, Matt Tallerico, concludes his closing argument Sept. 12. The next day the jury found Matthias guilty of sexual assaults.
AWARD— Local historian Cussy Kauer, center, was presented with the Contributions to Alaska History Award by Michael Hawfield, left, and Joan Antonson, right, Director of the Alaska Historical Society during the Awards Banquet after the joint Museums Alaska and Alaska Historical Society conference in Nome
WALK FOR ASHLEY— Nome residents gathered to stand in solidarity with missing 10-year-old Ashley Johnson-Barr from Kotzebue, on Thursday. The body of the girl was found the next day near Kotzebue.
After the Council came out of a three-hour executive session on personnel Monday evening, City Manager Tom Moran gave the panel his 30-day notice of resignation. Councilmen Jerald Brown and Mark Johnson, openly critical of Moran’s performance of...
LOOKING GOOD?—Austin Matthias, on trial for raping a man who owed a bootlegger,seems optimistic after his attorney, Matt Tallerico, concludes his closing argument Sept. 12. The next day the jury found Matthias guilty of sexual assaults.
A Nome jury has found Austin Matthias, 24, guilty on two counts of sexual assault in the first degree and one court of assault in the second degree in the contract sodomy of another man on behalf of an alleged drug and alcohol dealer to whom the...
AWARD— Local historian Cussy Kauer, center, was presented with the Contributions to Alaska History Award by Michael Hawfield, left, and Joan Antonson, right, Director of the Alaska Historical Society during the Awards Banquet after the joint Museums Alaska and Alaska Historical Society conference in Nome
The 2018 Museums Alaska and Alaska Historical Society’s joint conference held on Sept. 12 through 15 filled the town with historians from around the state. Close to one 125 of them joined another 50 people from the local area to listen to...
WALK FOR ASHLEY— Nome residents gathered to stand in solidarity with missing 10-year-old Ashley Johnson-Barr from Kotzebue, on Thursday. The body of the girl was found the next day near Kotzebue.
Ashley Johnson-Barr, the ten-year-old girl who disappeared from Kotzebue on Thursday, September 6, was found dead on Friday, September 14. In a statement on Friday, September 14, the Alaska State Troopers announced the tragic conclusion to the...
In addition to the stories on the home page, these articles are in this week's Nugget: Cussy Kauer's award acceptance speech, Reader resigns from School Board, Nome's LGBTQ2+ community meets to raise awareness, State hold hearing on prop 1, Feds and...

Obituaries

Peter Larsen Jr.
Peter Larsen Jr. passed away on Sunday, August 26, 2018. At his last breath, a beautiful and brilliant rainbow adorned the skies of Nome.  It was if he was showing us, he is okay now. Pete was...

Education

THIS IMPACTS CLASSIFIED STAFF, TOO— Jim Shreve, System Administrator for NPS and Union President for Education Support Professionals, addresses the board during the Tuesday, August 14 school board meeting. Shreve reminded everyone to think about classified staff at the school district, too. For most non-contract employees, salaries are a fraction of a teacher’s salary, meaning they will feel the healthcare cost increase even more.

For many, the first week of school means butterflies in the stomach, sharp new pencils, high expectations and uncontainable excitement.

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