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IN SESSION— The Norton Sound Health Corporation Board of Directors met last week from January 30 through February 1 for its regular meeting in Nome.
The Norton Sound Health Corporation Board of Directors completed their three-day meeting Thursday, Feb 1 in the hospital’s third-floor board room. Nineteen board members were seated at the table, one...
Gold dredge operations offshore Nome may fall under new U.S. Coast Guard regulations for the 2018 summer mining season. Waiting for the ice to go out before finding out may not be a good plan,...
PROPOSED LEASE AREAS— The congressonal delegation asked to remove from the 2019-2014 OCS lease sale Hope Basin, Norton Basin, St. Matthew-Hall, Navarin, Aleutian, Bowers Basins, the Aleutian Arc, St. George, Shumagin Kodiak and the Gulf of Alaska.
The Alaska Delegation consisting of Senators Lisa Murkowski, Dan Sullivan and Congressman Don Young have send out a letter to Dept. of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke in support of a draft proposed...
Katherine Olson, charged on 11 criminal counts stemming from sales and possession of heroin, has received sentence in Second District Superior Court. In a plea deal, Olson, 25, pleaded guilty to one...
The state information office of The People’s Republic of China published a white paper titled “China’s Arctic Policy” on Jan. 26. Alaska’s location allows the United States to count itself one of...
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The clock was pushing 10 p.m. when the Nome Common Council adjourned its regular meeting on Jan. 22. A work session and agenda generated four and one-half hours’ discussion dealing with structure...
HOUSING TALK— A good crowd showed up for RurAL Cap’s presentation on their Mutual Self Help Housing program at NEC on Tuesday.
Representatives from RurAL Cap visited Nome Tuesday, January 16 and gave a talk on the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Mutual Self-Help Housing Program. A crowd of around 85 packed into the Nome...
WOMEN’S MARCH—Men, women and children participated in last Saturday’s Women’s March in Nome
About 35 participants in the Women’s March held on Saturday, January 20 joined millions of other marchers nationally and internationally to express their dismay with the current Trump administration...
BEAVER SKINNING— Bill Dunker begins the process of skinning the beaver. Observing are, from left, Cary Sargent, Nathaniel Piscoya, Bobby Piscoya, and Sandi Martinson.
Nomeites interested in trapping beaver had the opportunity to learn from Alaska Department of Fish and Game biologist Bill Dunker Saturday how it’s done properly. The class, which lasted for most of...
Norton Sound Health Corporation administration recently came under strong criticism as news surfaced that the corporation refused to hire a Nome-grown, third-generation doctor for undisclosed reasons...

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