FIRST BABY IN 2022— Malachai Kimoktoak was born on January 4 at Norton Sound Regional hospital in Nome.
By Reba Lean, NSHC Felicia Ahkvaluk and Jeffrey Kimoktoak welcomed the region’s first baby of the new year on Tuesday, Jan. 4.
FIRST BABY IN 2022— Malachai Kimoktoak was born on January 4 at Norton Sound Regional hospital in Nome.
SUBWAY SHOWDOWN— The Nome Nanooks emerged victorious in the Subway Showdown Basketball event, held on January 6 through 8 in Nome.
STATE WRESTLING CHAMPION— Natallie Tobuk of Nome brought home the state championship, being undefeated in the 125-lbs class.
ROAD TO TELLER— This photo taken in July of this year shows only one of the many hazardous features of the Bob Blodgett Nome-Teller Highway. Charles Ellanna volunteered to show the scale of this enormous sinkhole near Wooley Lagoon.
OPEN WATER— The storms broke up ice and left the mouth of the Nome River with ice floes bobbing in open water.
VISITING NOME— Senatorial candidate Kelly Tshibaka visited with students at Nome-Beltz Highschool on Tuesday, Nov. 23, during her trip to Nome and the region.
The Nome Common Council voted to support NCC’s Housing First project.
By Diana Haecker In its first meeting of the new year, the Nome Common Council had a light agenda to work through on Monday, but made two significant decisions: the four present council members voted to advance another extension of the Emergency...
By Peter Loewi As active COVID-19 cases hit 100, in front of a masked public, a masked Nome Common Council on Monday voted to advance an extension of an emergency ordinance designed to give the city manager the power to swiftly take measures aimed...
FIRST BABY IN 2022— Malachai Kimoktoak was born on January 4 at Norton Sound Regional hospital in Nome.
By Reba Lean, NSHC Felicia Ahkvaluk and Jeffrey Kimoktoak welcomed the region’s first baby of the new year on Tuesday, Jan. 4. Born at 9:05 a.m., Malachai Edward Kimoktoak made his grand entrance just a few days later than expected at the Norton...
SUBWAY SHOWDOWN— The Nome Nanooks emerged victorious in the Subway Showdown Basketball event, held on January 6 through 8 in Nome.
By Peter Loewi The home teams won five of their combined six games at last week’s Subway Showdown Basketball Tournament, held in Nome. The Nanook boys were the tournament champions, winning all three of their games, while the Girls came in second...
WORKING THROUGH THE STORM— A NJUS line crew is fixing a power outage near Steadman St. during the Dec. 28 storm.
By Peter Loewi The Seward Peninsula was battered by a series of storms that culminated in disruptive storm on Dec. 28 with wild temperature swings and strong winds recording at 70 miles per hour on Tuesday, Dec. 28, at the Nome airport. The FAA...
January Rioters storm U.S. Capitol On January 6, Congress met in a joint session to tally Electoral College votes, the final step in certifying the 2020 election, but what is typically an uneventful and largely symbolic process turned violent, as...
By Peter Loewi Several bills of “Movie Money” have been found circulating in Nome. Residents – and especially businesses – should be aware that this movie prop looks very similar to legal tender. Nome Police Department’s Deputy Chief of Police...
By Peter Loewi COVID cases in the region jumped over the holidays and the weekend. Nineteen cases were identified between Thursday, December 30, 2021 and Sunday, January 2, 2022 and 30 more on Monday, January 3. Currently, there are 41 active...
By Peter Loewi Strong south winds hit 71 miles per hour in St. Michael, Shishmaref had its sea ice blown away and the Nome Airport saw 0.64 inches of precipitation – mostly in the form of rain - last weekend. The storm that hit on Saturday, Dec. 18...

Obituaries

George Foot
George Foot was born in Kalispell, Montana, February 8, 1957, the son of Harold and Fusae Foot. His parents met in Fukuoka, Japan, where Harold was serving as an army medic in the U.S. hospital there...

Education

MAKING ADJUSTMENTS—Andy Sherman adjusts the buoyancy of his group's ROV while Daniel Kerrin looks on. The ROVS had to be able to float in the middle of the water in order to not use up too much battery power trying to keep it up or down.

By Lizzy Hahn
On October 19 and 21, 2021, the Nome-Beltz Robotics class had the opportunity to build and test their hand made ROVs, short for remotely operated underwater vehicles.

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