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Scientists are continuing to find sea life traveling north into warming Arctic waters. Record water temperatures are affecting fish distribution and viability in the Bering Sea. Jim Murphy is the...
The NOAA research vessel Ocean Starr tied up at the port causeway last weekend, one in a parade of vessels carrying ocean scientists and their tools to document effects of climate warming and loss of...
A spotted seal pup was one of many found dead on beaches near Shishmaref this summer. NOAA declared a UME due to the increased numbers of dead marine mammal stranded on the region's beaches.
The federal agency tasked to manage ice seals this week declared an Unusual Mortality Event, UME for short, for bearded, ringed and spotted seals in the Bering and Chukchi seas. This comes in...
FOOD SECURITY – James Stotts of Utqiagvik, President of ICC Alaska, speaks to the delegates at the Alaskan Inuit Food Sovereignty Summit Sept. 10 in Nome.
Traditional foods and how they come to the table is central to the cultural identity of the Inuit people. In Alaska, Chukotka, Canada and Greenland Inuit people have survived for thousands of years...
Nome’s new Public Safety Commission, an advisory panel to the Council, reached a milestone Monday night after a year of planning. Mayor Richard Beneville submitted a list of commission appointments...
With the annual city elections coming up on October 1, Tuesday, Sept. 10 marked the deadline to file for candidacy and the lack of interest in civic engagement spoke loud in clear as only one city...
DONATION TO THE MUSEUM— Descendants of Tom and Ellen Lopp donated a trove of artifacts that were collected by the Lopps while in Wales around the turn of the 19th century. They posed before much of the collection for a group photo Saturday at the Carrie M. McLain Memorial Museum.
Tom and Ellen Lopp spent ten years in Wales, from 1892 to 1902, as teachers and missionaries and during that time they acquired a large number of carvings, household items and other bits and pieces...
CLIMATE ROUNDTABLE— Ko Barrett, vice chair with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, addresses a thin crowd at the Tuesday roundtable meeting on the effects of climate change, in Nome.
As the National Weather Service warned of an impending fall storm to pummel western Alaska including Nome and Norton Sound communities on Wednesday, two high-level NOAA researchers made landfall here...
South winds and warm water are hitting sea ice on arctic waters with a double whammy. Climate scientists and biologists are surveying and sampling to determine the extent that the assault on sea ice...
City Hall, Nome.
A Council discussion Monday night centered on the difficulty of ascertaining the worth of personal property as well as ensuring the fair and equitable reporting of tax liability under the honor...

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