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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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....
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...
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 -...
By Peter Loewi The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s 2021 Arctic Report Card was released last week and among reports documenting rising surface air and ocean temperatures and...
By Diana Haecker While COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in the Lower 48 are on the rise and people start their holiday travels, the regional COVID cases are decreasing. Since the COVID variant...

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