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In a special meeting on Wednesday, November 25, the Nome Common Council unanimously passed an emergency ordinance that effectively closed bars and restaurants serving alcohol for onsite consumption...
Thirty-one new cases of COVID-19 were detected in the Bering Strait/Norton Sound region this week. Every new case was in Nome, bringing the total number of cases in the region since the beginning of...
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration last week denied a petition from the State of Alaska’s Dept. of Fish and Game and other entities that requested Arctic ringed seals be removed from...
With 46 active COVID-19 cases in Nome and multiple cases of community spread, this week’s outbreak has caused a number of businesses and institutions to close their doors as people are asked to...
Faced with a sobering number of new COVID-19 cases due to community spread, the Nome Common Council in Monday’s regular meeting decided to back City Manager Glenn Steckman in his suggestions to ask...
This week saw the highest number of reported COVID-19 cases since the beginning of the pandemic in March. The Bering Strait/Norton Sound region identified 43 new cases of COVID-19 this week, 37 were...
SANTA SOCIAL DISTANCES—While working as a professional Santa Claus in Anchorage, Nome’s Santa a.k.a. Paul Kudla must wear a face shield and sit behind a glass wall.
He may have a team of flying reindeer and the ability to deliver presents to every household around the world in a single night, but even Santa Claus’ style has been cramped by the COVID-19 pandemic...
Last Thursday, Governor Mike Dunleavy issued a statewide emergency alert beseeching Alaskans to change their behavior and slow the spread of COVID-19 as case numbers continue to reach unprecedented...
By Maisie Thomas On Monday, November 9, a Nome man attempting to bring 54.2 grams of methamphetamine and 452.6 grams (one pound) of marijuana into Nome was arrested at the Anchorage Airport. Robert...
Fourteen new cases of COVID-19 were identified in the Bering Strait/Norton Sound region this week, bringing the total regional tally up to 189. Ten of those cases were in Nome, the highest jump in...

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