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US Senator (incumbent and candidate) Lisa Murkowski
U.S. Senate race: Incumbent Lisa Murkowski Nome Nugget: What is your stance on abortion and what Congressional action would you support regarding abortion and/or contraception? Lisa Murkowski: I...
Regina Cheemuk and Rodney Niksik pose in their costumes while waiting in line Friday night.
After three years of other horrors, the junior class carnival finally returned to Nome for Halloween. Eager to trade one kind of mask for another, kids and their families packed the Nome Elementary...
CONGRESWOMAN — Rep. Mary Peltola received a joyful welcome at this year’s AFN convention, her first since winning election to the U.S. House.
By Megan Gannon Last Thursday morning, thousands gathered in the Dena’ina Civic and Convention Center in downtown Anchorage for the first in-person gathering of the Alaska Federation of Natives...
OATH OF OFFICE— Nome Mayor John Handeland administers the oath of office to new Nome Common Council member Cameron Piscoya, during Monday’s regular council meeting.
By Diana Haecker The Nome Common Council welcomed two new members to the panel: Councilman-elect Cameron Piscoya was sworn in to serve a three-year term and Kellie Miller took the oath of office to...
ATIE JOHN AWARD — Roy Ashenfelter of Nome received the Katie John Hunter-Fisher Award at AFN.
By Megan Gannon Last Thursday afternoon at the convention of the Alaska Federation of Natives, Alaska’s Gov. Mike Dunleavy took the stage with his wife Rose to present the annual Shirley Demientieff...
Bo Adams was found dead on Oct. 12 after having been reported overdue in the morning of Oct. 11.
By Diana Haecker A Nome man who was reported overdue as he was traveling by boat from Koyuk to Nome on Monday, October 10, was found dead by a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter search crew two days later...
By Diana Haecker A man was arrested for shooting off his gun in a residential area in Nome on Sunday night. Four shots were ringing out in the middle of  the night, waking up residents near the 900...
Beach miners began digging for gold-laden sands in the newly exposed, eroded parts of beaches at Nome, including the road bed of the Nome Council Road and Native allotments.
On Sunday, Sept. 18, residents of the Nome region awoke to deal with the wreckage of ex-typhoon Merbok, one of the most destructive storms to hit Western Alaska in recent memory. When access to the...
  A Nome man who was reported overdue as he was traveling from Koyuk to Nome on October 10, was found dead by a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter search crew. Alaska State Troopers say that Bo Adams, 38,...
Subsistence camps destroyed by Merbok are eligible for state and FEMA assistance.
By Megan Gannon Applications opened last week for Western Alaska residents to ask for assistance related to losses from ex-typhoon Merbok. Local officials have been encouraging people to gather as...

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