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The Nome Common Council said ‘no’ to this season’s port tariff revision at a special meeting called to approve the document to get it to shippers. The revised Port of Nome fees and regulation...
British explorers Neil Laughton of England and James Bingham of Wales were rescued from the Bering Strait on March 4. The duo was attempting to cross the Strait from Wales to Little Diomede Island by...
As if the 85 mushers preparing to start the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race this weekend don’t have enough to worry about, a large canine parvovirus outbreak has been confirmed in Interior Alaska. State...
Commissioners for the Port of Nome have revised the tariff rules and regulations to include safety measures. The Nome Common Council was scheduled to consider the final draft of Port of Nome Tariff...
Dr. Brian Saylor presented the results of a survey to members of the Community Alcohol Safety Team last week.
Last week, the Community Alcohol Safety Team gathered at Kawerak’s Talialuk boardroom for two days to hear data presented by Dr. Brian Saylor that was to help the group make community-based decisions...
Pilgrim Hot Springs
In the last few years, much of the focus to develop Pilgrim Hot Springs was on its potential to provide geothermal energy to Nome, but with those plans not advancing, there are now efforts afoot to...
The Nome Joint Utility System Board of Directors has OK’d a 3-year contract with Vitus Energy of Anchorage to barge fuel to feed Nome’s power generators. The contract pared transportation expenses...
White Alice
No one needed to bring a sleeping bag to Nome Common Council’s regular meeting Feb. 22 as the brief agenda allowed council and audience to leave when some evening remained. The short agenda contained...
MARINE MAMMAL COMMISSION– Commissioner Frances Gulland addresses the commission and community members during a listening session of the Marine Mammal Commission in Nome on Tuesday, February 9. The federal panel has visited Nome for the first time.
Last week, eight members and staff of the Marine Mammal Commission, an independent Federal agency that oversees marine mammal conservation policies, held a public meeting in Nome. The purpose of the...
Fiber-optic broadband may send movie lovers to the kitchen for more and more popcorn next year when they can download entertainment without buffering delays and without running up over-the-limit...

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