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By Diana Haecker The unofficial, preliminary results of the Tuesday, Oct. 4 municipal elections in Nome indicate that Nome voters have repealed the seasonal sales tax and elected Cameron Piscoya as...
By Diana Haecker A six-inch butter clam harvested on August 28 three miles north of Savoonga tested positive for saxitoxins, or paralytic shellfish poison, Norton Sound Health Corporation...
Two Russian men arrived by boat on St. Lawrence Island in the evening around 8 p.m. on Monday, October 3. Gambell officials informed federal and state officials and the community took care of the men...
By Megan Gannon Just three weeks after ex-typhoon Merbok brought severe impacts to Western Alaska, another unusual storm is on its way to the Bering Strait region. The storm threatens to produce high...
Next week on Tuesday, Oct. 4, voters are asked to the municipal ballot box to vote on two Nome Common Council seats, two NJUS board seats, two School Board seats and the Nome representative on the...
Mayor of Golovin Charlie Brown talks with U.S. Coast Guard servicemen on Friday, September 23, 2022 during storm damage cleanup in the community.
By Jenni Monet Robert “Bobby” Amarok could see the storm building out his kitchen window.   Through paneless glass, he looked straight out onto Golovnin Lagoon where his daughter Lisa used to...
FINDING THE ROAD— Local DOT and KNIK employees work to rebuild the seawall and re-establish the Nome-Council Highway east of Cape Nome.
By Megan Gannon At least 30 workers from the Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities and Knik Construction are putting in long days to get the Nome-Council Highway open before...
IN NOME—Federal dignitaries came to Nome last week to survey the damage left in the wake of ex-typhoon Merbok, after Governor Dunleavy had toured the region. Congresswoman Mary Peltola addresses a large crowd at Old St. Joe’s in Nome on Saturday, Sept. 24. With Peltola on stage are (left to right) Bryan Fisher, Director of the Alaska Division for Homeland Security and Emergency Management; FEMA Region 10 Administrator Willie Nunn; Nome Mayor John Handeland; Senator Lisa Murkowski and FEMA Administrator Dean
By Peter Loewi Members of the Alaska Congressional delegation toured the region with state and federal officials last weekend, including Deanne Criswell, the head of the Federal Emergency Management...
Much of Front Street in Nome was under water during the Sept. 17 storm.
By Diana Haecker “This storm is so big that it will take about three hours for the sun to fully set on.” This was the caption to a Facebook post by the National Weather Service Alaska Region,...
BERING SEA FIRE— In the midst of the storm, NVFD volunteers fought a fire that claimed the Bering Sea Restaurant and Bar entirely. Three people were treated for injuries, one dog perished in the fire.
By Peter Loewi At around 7 p.m. on Saturday, September 17, the Nome Volunteer Fire Department got a call about smoke at the Bering Sea Restaurant. When NVFD Chief Jim West Jr. made it to the scene,...

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