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Dallas Seavey on Front Street in Nome, finishing the 2017 race in second place.
By Diana Haecker After several weeks of withholding the name of the Iditarod musher whose dogs tested positive for an opioid painkiller after finishing the 2017 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, the...
Matt Owens
Matthew Owens, 42, has made another try to secure his freedom from a 101-year sentence handed down in the 2003 murder of Sonja Ivanoff, 19. That attempt has failed. Owens filed a petition in court...
The state’s top jail keeper met with Nome residents on Oct. 11 at Old St. Joe’s to explain his vision of setting up a sex offender treatment program at the privately operated Seaside Community...
A warrant has been issued Oct. 2 for David Fergerson, 57, on charges connected with trafficking and selling heroin and methamphetamines in Nome. Fergerson appeared for arraignment on Oct. 5 in Second...
URBAN MUSK OXEN— A musk oxen herd hung out near Snake River in town last week. Musk oxen have killed several sled dogs over the years.
Three dog deaths occurred in Nome due to musk ox gorings last week, all involving different musk ox herds in three different locations. The most recent attack occurred on Tuesday, Oct. 3 when a sled...
The Nome Common Council approved three ordinances Monday night, two of which pertain to an issue more or less dear to the hearts of Nome property owners. Folks who love their junk motor vehicles for...
HARVEST TIME— Rob Bensin with Bering Strait Development Corp. pushes a load of cabbages harvested at Pilgrim Hot Springs to the truck for transport to Nome and the farmer’s market
Fresh organic produce from Pilgrim Hot Springs is a reality. Lined up on the sidewalk in front of the BSNC Building on Friday were vegetable hungry locavores clutching their shopping bags and...
ELECTIONS— Poll worker Erin Lillie and City Clerk Bryant Hammond tally preliminary election results on election night, Tuesday.
Preliminary results from Tuesday’s municipal election indicate that two new Nome Common Council members will be sworn in soon. It appears that no run-off elections will be necessary as all winners...
The state Dept. of Corrections will hold a town meeting at Old St. Joe’s on Oct. 11 at 5 p.m. that will be open to the public to discuss the future of Seaside Center “halfway house.” People who will...
PRESENT— Lt. Governor Byron Mallott accepts the gift of a kuspuk from Kawerak’s Hattie Keller after he delivered a speech opening the Leadership Conference in Nome, on Tuesday, Oct. 3
Lt. Governor Byron Mallott addressed the opening session of Kawerak Inc.’s Leadership Summit Tuesday with words which looked forward one hundred years into the future of Alaska. “When I talk to...

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