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ON HIS WAY— Nome-grown musher Aaron Burmeister gives the thumbs up at the Iditarod start, leaving Deshka Landing on March 7.
Iditarod 49 began on Sunday, March 7, as 47 mushers and over 650 dogs embarked on the roughly 852-mile race from Deshka Landing, near Willow, to Flat, near Iditarod, and back. Due to COVID-19...
Last year, the COVID-19 pandemic transformed the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog race from an international celebration that gloriously ends in Nome to a time of uncertainty and anxiety. One year later, the...
For the second week, there were no new cases of COVID-19 detected in the Nome, Bering Strait and Norton Sound region. As of Tuesday, there were three active cases in the region, one in Unalakleet and...
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,...

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