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About one year ago, “the coronavirus” began to fundamentally change life globally and the Bering Strait region was not spared. While Nome didn’t see its first case until mid-April, March marked the...
The Bering Strait / Norton Sound region saw three new cases of COVID-19 this week, one in Unalakleet and two in Nome. There are currently five active cases in the region, three in Nome, one in...
Last December, the City received its final audit report from Russell Consulting LLC, the Soldotna-based police auditor tasked with evaluating the Nome Police Department. The report was released to...
Norton Sound Health Corporation identified two new cases of COVID-19 this week after a string of days without any active cases in the entire region. As of Tuesday, those two cases were the only...
In Monday’s regular Nome Common Council meeting, the council passed in second reading amended budgets for several municipal funds, including the general fund, school debt service, special revenue,...
PROPOSED MINE SITE—  IPOP proposes to dig for gold with a cutterhead dredge in the Bonanza Channel .
IPOP LLC, pushing a controversial mining project to dredge for gold in Bonanza Channel and Safety Sound, has submitted an amendment to their permit application to the Alaska District of the U.S. Army...
For the first time since June, an entire week has passed in the Bering Strait/Norton Sound region without any new cases of COVID-19 being identified. There are still two active cases in the region,...
On Saturday, February 13, the U.S. Senate voted mostly along party lines to acquit former president Donald Trump, who stood accused of inciting insurrection and the storming of the U.S. Capitol on...
The Department of the Navy recently published A Blue Arctic, which they describe as “A Strategic Blueprint for the Arctic.” The 28-page document looks at the next two decades of Naval planning for...
Four new cases of COVID-19 were detected in the region this week: One in White Mountain, one in Nome and two in Koyuk. As of Monday, February 8, there were five active cases in the region. The first...

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