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RAISING DUST – A pickup truck on Greg Kruschek Avenue raises a cloud of dust. With no snow yet Nome is a dusty place.
The lack of snow in Nome has extended the season of dust. The high winds hammering the region for the past week have picked up fine road and gravel dust and blown it around town. Until the snow...
In the early morning hours on Saturday, Nome Volunteer Firefighters were toned out to respond to an active fire at King’s Place. According to NVFD Chief Jim West Jr., a total of 15 fire and ambulance...
James “Jimmy Knox” Kiyutelluk of Brevig Mission is still missing as of press time on Tuesday, according to search coordinators in Teller. Danielle Topkok, president of Teller Search and Rescue, said...
NOAA Fisheries Research biologist Lyle Britt
Lyle Britt, NOAA fisheries research biologist visited Nome last week with colleague Duane Stevenson to report on impacts of sea ice loss on the Bering Sea ecosystem and the creatures within it....
EROSION— The Nome River cut the sandspit off from Fort Davis, eroding the shoreline around the campsites, in this October 2019 photo.
Severe erosion at the Nome River mouth has cost Rita Hukill and her family most of their land at their campsite at Fort Davis. This fall the river mouth changed the landscape to the point where the...
Seat D at the Nome Joint Utility Board is officially filled as write-in candidate Larry Pederson garnered more than 50 percent plus one vote in the Nov. 5 runoff election over Gerald Hughes. A total...
Santa Paul poses with two fans during his visit to the 2019 World Santa Claus Congress in Japan.
Considering the real Santa Claus is able to circumnavigate the Earth in one night with his eight reindeer it’s no surprise that Nome’s own Santa is also a world traveler. Paul Kudla recently returned...
Robert Estes, who started driving the big, white Nome Police Chief’s pickup truck  in September last year, resigned last month. The plan was for Estes to continue for up to 90 days following his...
On Tuesday, Oct. 29, investigators with the Alaska State Troopers’ Anchorage Airport Interdiction Team arrested 28-year-old Quincy Iyatunguk of Nome at the Anchorage International Airport prior to...
The Norton Sound Economic Development Corporation’s board of directors met last week in Nome for their 2019 third quarter meetings. The agenda included voting on the 2019 Community Benefit Share and...

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