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CABIN ADRIFT – Rita Hukill’s cabin drifts in the Nome River after it was swept off the sandspit at Fort Davis.
Last week’s forceful storm created a storm surge that made significant changes to the ever-changing mouth of the Nome River. A large section of real estate on the Fort Davis side of the mouth washed...
CABIN ADRIFT – Rita Hukill’s cabin now rests in the shallows a half mile upriver from the Nome River Bridge after it was swept off the sandspit at Fort Davis.
Starting on the night of Wednesday, November 4, and continuing through Friday, a major storm ripped through the Norton Sound region, causing widespread closures and some damaging flooding. In Teller...
EXHAUSTED—Michelle Tom, Stebbins community health aide level 3, is resting at a patient’s bedside after a 24-hour day doing COVID tests, contact tracing and responding to an overnight medical emergency.
With 64 total cases as of Monday, November 9, Stebbins continues to face the worst COVID-19 outbreak the region has seen. As the crisis approaches the two-month mark, first responders are strained...
After several days of tense anticipation nationwide, on Saturday morning the Associated Press called the presidential race in favor of Democratic nominee and former Vice President Joseph Biden, Jr....
The Bering Strait/Norton Sound region saw six new COVID-19 cases this week, bringing the total number of cases in the region up to 175. The relatively slow week in the region comes amid huge surges...
The Nome Common Council it its Monday regular meeting extended a local emergency ordinance that gives the city manager the authority to “take necessary actions to reduce the impact and spread of...
Troopers last week arrested eight people after months of investigating the suspects for selling heroin and methamphetamine in Nome. The drug bust took place on Oct. 29 when the Trooper’s Western...
Norton Sound Health Corporation announced 23 new COVID-19 cases this week, 17 of which have been in the village of Stebbins. This unprecedentedly large spike in regional cases brings the Stebbins...
Jerry Pushcar
There are only a few ways to get to Nome. The most convenient way is to be born here. Or you can come on the big jet or you can come by boat, or by snowmachine or dog sled. Steamships were the best...
Voting booths at Old St. Joe's in Nome
With a pandemic raging through the nation, the United States general election will look different in 2020. Typically, by Tuesday night, winners have been declared and Alaskans know who their...

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