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Palmer police reports that Mingnuna Miller, 28, was found dead at the Peak Inn Motel in Palmer, on November 8. Palmer Police Chief Lance Kettering told the Nome Nugget that they received a 911 call...
HOCKEY – Two hockey players enjoy the ice Friday on the Nome ice rink.
The long, cold winters in Nome are more enjoyable for some people because of the city’s outdoor ice rink. Local kids love to skate and there’s a contingent of hockey players, many of them Minnesota...
National Weather Service offices in rural Alaska, including Nome, Kotzebue, Bethel, McGrath, Cold By, Kodiak and Yakutat, are no longer officially measuring snow depth or snow fall as part of their...
Despite the howling snow storm, which arrived earlier in the day, the Nome Common Council met in a work session and a regular session Monday night. The meeting was the first for Nome’s new city...
Volunteer searchers found the remains of missing Jimmy Kiyutelluk of Brevig Mission on Saturday, Nov. 23. Kiyutelluk was attempting to cross from Teller point to Brevig Mission in a 12-foot Lund boat...
The graphic depicts the location where the clams where found that tested for unsafe saxitoxin levels.
Researchers aboard the U.S. Coast Guard icebreaker Healy reported news from their August 2019 cruise that they found clams at two locations, one 70 miles north of St. Lawrence Island, another 50...
Hauke Flores
A team of scientists from home and abroad headed to Alaska’s northern coast near Utqiagvik (formerly Barrow)  from the Port of Nome Nov. 7 aboard the RV Sikuliaq, a 261-ft, ice-capable research...
COMING UP— Jeffrey Orzechowski’s gold dredge begins to surface with the help of a crane on Monday afternoon in Nome’s outer harbor.
A 28-foot aluminum gold dredge sank in Nome’s outer harbor after the anchor line broke Thursday in high winds. The vessel was anchored 100 feet off the causeway when the anchor line snapped and the...
RAISING DUST – A pickup truck on Greg Kruschek Avenue raises a cloud of dust. With no snow yet Nome is a dusty place.
The lack of snow in Nome has extended the season of dust. The high winds hammering the region for the past week have picked up fine road and gravel dust and blown it around town. Until the snow...
In the early morning hours on Saturday, Nome Volunteer Firefighters were toned out to respond to an active fire at King’s Place. According to NVFD Chief Jim West Jr., a total of 15 fire and ambulance...

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