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DUST— A car kicks up dust on Greg Kruschek Avenue in ths photo taken at the end of April. Dark snow bears witness to the prevailing problem.
With the spring comes sunshine, wildflowers, baseball, and unfortunately, dust. Clouds of dust. What can Nome do about the dust? An assembly of interested individuals representing groups which deal...
The Nome Common Council and proponents of an advisory group concerning community policing, public safety and health, reached a working agreement Monday night after months of tweaking and discussion...
FOUND DEAD — This male walrus calf was one of two that washed up dead on the beaches of Nome last week. Gay Sheffield with UAF Alaska Sea Grant prepares the calf to be sent to the North Slope Borough Dept. of Wildlife Management for a full examination of its condition and to learn the cause of death. If you see unusual conditions or death in marine wildlife, please contact Brandon Ahmasuk (Kawerak) 443-4265 or Gay Sheffield 434-1149.
In Nome and the region reports of seal pups and walrus calves hauled out on beaches are piling up at an unprecedented rate.  UAF Alaska Sea Grant agent Gay Sheffield reported that Nome residents...
Last week, Kawerak welcomed 79 attendees representing businesses and organizations across the Bering Strait region and throughout the state for the Bering Strait Regional Energy Summit. The event...
The Nome Common Council will once again take up a final vote May 13 on a law setting up a community representative Public Safety Commission. The measure has been delayed over several meetings to...
RETURN — Back at the port following a hunt in difficult weather, the crew pushes the boat up the ice to the trailer. They are Ben Apassingok, Lonnie Booshu, Joe Cross III and David Booshu.
The appearance of walrus on the ice off Nome added some excitement to the onset of spring. People were lining up on the beach on Friday morning, glassing for the walruses that could be heard and seen...
HALL OF FAME –– Vera Metcalf was inducted into the Alaska Women's Hall of Fame.
Vera Metcalf has been inducted into the Alaska Women’s Hall of Fame, an organization honoring Alaskan women who have made a significant contribution influencing the culture of Alaska. Many fields of...
Spring melt is officially here. Dormant viruses are warming up and thawing out, so it may be a good time for a refresher about vaccinations. There are three main vaccines regularly offered in Nome...
The Nome Common Council and City administration are penciling on next year’s budget to avoid a raise in the property tax mill rate from last year’s 11 mills to around 15 mills to meet the cost of...
On Friday, April 26 at approximately 3:15 p.m., a Nome-Beltz Jr./Sr. High School student made a verbal threat involving guns and shooting up the school. According to a communication to parents from...

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