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A contract to keep the City of Nome’s vehicles running smoothly has gone to Nome Machine Works. The Nome Common Council approved the award at its regular meeting July 11. For the past two years,...
OUTER CONTINENTAL SHELF LEASES— The map shows active industry leases in the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas.
Last Thursday, the Dept. of Interior announced regulations that aim to raise safety and environmental standards in future exploratory drilling in the Arctic. These regulations are the first rules...
MISSING— The search for Joseph Balderas has been called off.
After nine days of searching around the clock with no result, the organized search for missing Nome hiker and runner Joseph Balderas officially ended on Wednesday, July 6. The extensive effort...
If tumbleweed had been rolling down Front Street in Nome at 3:30 Monday afternoon a passerby might have thought they were in an old time Western ghost town. he hundreds of Fourth of July citizens...
In a public meeting last week at the Northwest Campus, veterinarian Eric Jayne held a presentation about a proposal that aims to reestablish the role of the Alaskan Board of Veterinary Examiners to...
REUNION–A group of people from Chukotka landed in Savoonga for a weeks-long visit with relatives on St. Lawrence Island. The 32 Russians will return home on July 12.
Over 30 residents from five towns in Chukotka arrived on St. Lawrence Island in the past month. The Chukotkans, from Anadyr, Velkal, Provideniya, New Chaplino and Sireniki will be in Savoonga until...
PUBLIC TRANSIT— Nome Eskimo Community offers a free transit shuttle through town.
Since the end of May, Nome Eskimo Community offers a free public transportation service in Nome. The handicap-accessible bus has a capacity of 14 passengers, or 12 riders and a wheelchair. It runs...
STILL MISSING— The search for Nome resident Joseph Balderas continues. Balderas was reported missing on Monday, June 27.
UPDATE Friday, July 1: Other than the hiking boots and waders belonging to Balderas Troopers found inside his truck, the four-day search has yielded no other signs of him thus far. Three search and...
INSPECTING— Members of Coast Guard Sector Juneau inspections division arrive at the cruise ship Crystal Serenity moored in Juneau, Alaska, to conduct a certificate of compliance exam June 22, 2016. The exam tests the crew’s ability to react in the case of an emergency covering a range of different scenarios.
Nome will host nearly 1,700 passengers and crew from the cruise ship Crystal Serenity this August. The Serenity will only be in Nome from 10 a.m. until 11 p.m. on August 21, and for that time will...
The Nome Common Council introduced an ordinance Monday night on a City property sale and peacefully passed six resolutions—three to buy services, and one each for safety and savings, payback for City...

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