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On Saturday, February 13, the U.S. Senate voted mostly along party lines to acquit former president Donald Trump, who stood accused of inciting insurrection and the storming of the U.S. Capitol on...
The Department of the Navy recently published A Blue Arctic, which they describe as “A Strategic Blueprint for the Arctic.” The 28-page document looks at the next two decades of Naval planning for...
Four new cases of COVID-19 were detected in the region this week: One in White Mountain, one in Nome and two in Koyuk. As of Monday, February 8, there were five active cases in the region. The first...
Last week, the management audit of the Nome Police Department, which has been more than a year in the making, was released. The audit offers recommendations on where NPD should focus its improvement...
Close to two months since the region’s first COVID-19 vaccination shot was administered to an Elder in Nome,  Norton Sound Health Corporation is about halfway to its goal of 80 percent vaccination in...
TAKE THE SHOT – JV Nanook Jon Smith lines up a shot in action against the Lady Nanooks during Saturday’s basketball games.
Both Nanook teams, boys and girls, played games on Saturday against local squads. The Lady Nanooks played the boys junior varsity team and the boys played a strong alumni team. The alums proved...
The City of Nome passed their annual audit last week with a budget surplus of $463,701 despite a tumultuous year of COVID-19 spending. That surplus, along with some remaining unspent CARES funding,...
The Bering Strait /Norton Sound region saw four new cases of COVID-19 this week. As of Monday, there were four active cases in the region. The first new case was an incoming traveler who tested...
Prompted by allegations that the Nome Police Department was not adequately investigating sexual assault crimes, NPD conducted an audit of sexual assault cases at the end of 2018. The audit found that...
TANKERS THROUGH THE BERING STRAIT— This screen shot from the AIS shows the position of the two Russian LNG tankers, in red, on January 15, with the U.S. Coast Guard’s icebreaker Polar Star positioned just south west of Saint Lawrence Island. The red dot signals that the tanker was not moving at the time.
Two more Russian LNG tankers made history earlier this month passing through the North Sea Route, which extends along the northern coast of Russian Asia, in late January, the latest commercial ships...

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