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Robin Thomas grows marijuana and now has a license to sell it to the public in Nome.
The Alaska Marijuana Control Board put in three days of hard work in Nome April 4, 5, and 6 at the Aurora Inn. The five-person board, less one, dealt with the complicated issues involved with...
The Nome Common Council Monday unanimously stamped “approved” on two action items—one, next year’s budget for water and power operations, the other, municipal land disposal in a three-month lease for...
CELEBRATED— Dr. Head received a beautiful stethoscope created by Nome artist Joe Kunnuk during an appreciation event at Old St. Joe’s on Saturday, April 7.
Patients, friends and co-workers of Dr. David Head filled Old St. Joe’s Saturday for  a community appreciation celebration. Dr. Head has been chief of staff and medical director at Norton Sound...
PIKE FISH DERBY— Keith McDaniel shows off his catch during last Saturday’s third annual Pike Fish Derby
The third annual Pike Derby was held in ideal spring conditions on Saturday at the confluence of the Pilgrim and Kuzitrin Rivers, about 75 miles north of Nome. About 40 Nomeites traveled on...
A cab driver with Checker Cab was attacked and injured with a box cutter knife as two people, one adult and one juvenile, attempted to rob him of cash on Saturday morning around 5 a.m. Police...
Alaska Senator Donny Olson of Golovin was in Nome for a town meeting last Friday and made himself available for an interview with The Nome Nugget. As representatives of Canadian mining concern...
LOCAL SCIENCE— A falcon spreads her wings to keep her balance during John Earthman’s presentation on falconry at the Western Alaska Interdisciplinary Science Conference held in Nome last week.
Scientists from around Alaska gathered in Nome last week to share and discuss their work and to learn from their colleagues in other disciplines. The 11th annual Western Alaska Interdisciplinary...
A three-percent across the board rate increase again failed to make it into the 2018 Port of Nome Tariff. The Nome Port Commission approved the increase with a vote of 3-2 some weeks ago, but did not...
The former medical director and chief of staff at Nome’s Norton Sound Regional Hospital has taken into court personnel issues that resulted in his demotion and firing after 29 years in top positions...
SPORTSMANSHIP— Scott Janssen, center, received the Sportsmanship award for saving Jim Lanier during a time of distress on the trail.
The 2018 Iditarod came to an end when the last musher, Magnus Kaltenborn and his 13 sled dogs arrived under the Burled Arch on Saturday morning at 11:13 a.m. Kaltenborn finished the race, which took...

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