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EARLY— Unseasonally early sea ice breakup caused a hectic effort to salvage mining equipment from mining operations in front of Nome
On March 10 Alaska State Troopers in Nome received a report that three men on an ice floe were drifting out to sea. One of the three was Phillip Rode, a Nome man and former miner who told the tale of...
Brenda Evak being arrested for disorderly conduct, at the Alaska Airlines terminal in Nome, on March 27, 2019.
The state’s District Attorney John Earthman did not go forward pressing charges against Brenda Evak who was arrested on Wednesday in Nome for disorderly conduct at the Nome airport as Governor Mike...
On Monday, Governor Mike Dunleavy’s press secretary Matt Shuckerow announced a statewide roadshow to promote the governor’s proposed budget that would see significant cuts to state services. The...
OPEN WATER— The sea ice in front of Nome abruptly broke off on March 10 and left open water behind.
The record early departure of the sea ice March 12 offshore Nome and ice gone missing from Norton Sound astounded weather experts and certainly the crabbers who lost their pots, and curtailed...
Swanberg Dredge
The Nome Planning Commission is hustling on a pile of summer’s work on a plan to meet federal Secretary of Interior guidelines for money to help protect and preserve Nome’s cultural resources. In a...
DOUBLE VICTORY— Erik Johnson won both the open class and took fastest overall as well, in Sunday’s Nome-Golovin snowmachine race.
The 2019 Nome-Golovin 200 snow machine race managed to wedge itself in between winter storms and out going ice for a successful and satisfying running. Forty-seven riders started and 31 finished....
Tom Moran during the interview in front of City Council members when he was hired as city manager in August 2015.
The City of Nome has closed the deal on severance pay to its former city manager, Thomas Moran, who left the position in September. After the Council came out of a three-hour executive session on...
TAXI – Anthropologists got a ride with Charlie Lean to go tom codding.
By James Mason “It’s a pleasure to have you here in Nome on what might be the worst day of the year!” So spoke Nome’s Mayor Richard Beneville as he welcomed over 100 anthropologists to town on a...
A week after a search and rescue was initiated to look for Rex Iyantunguk, 37, and David Miller, 38, Alaska State Troopers concluded the official search efforts. According to AST spokeswoman Megan...
After the March 2011 earthquake and subsequent tsunami that caused the destruction of a nuclear powerplant at Fukushima, Japan, Bering Sea coastal residents knew that eventually some of the radiation...

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