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Following 10 days of warnings the power and water went off at the Old AC Apartments on Saturday, Feb. 4, leaving about 23 residents without power, sewer and water, due to non-payment of a substantial...
On Monday afternoon, the State of Alaska held Reed Eide, 23, in custody at Anvil Mountain Correctional Center in Nome following his arrest on alleged sexual assaults, burglaries, concealing evidence...
Little Diomede
The helicopter contractor company providing regular passenger and mail service to Little Diomede declared bankruptcy last year. On November 8, 2016, Erickson Incorporated and some of its...
Last week, the Nome Police Department gained their newest officer-in-training, Crystal Toolie of Nome. As a Nomeite born and raised, mother of two, and distance runner, Toolie was attracted to the...
The Nome Port Commission rolled up their sleeves to revise the tariff earlier this month, but there wasn’t a lot of work to do in preparing rules and charges for the season when ice breakup opens the...
The recent cold spell has consumed extra fuel oil, electricity and propane, causing folks to pull flatter wallets out of their jean pockets. However, a warm announcement from NSEDC has warmed the...
At its regular meeting Jan. 23, the Nome Common Council made final the distribution of this year’s NSEDC Community Benefit Share. Thirteen local organizations will share $150,000. Norton Sound...
RESPECT AND DIVERSITY— Carol Gales holds up a sign calling for respect while celebrating diversity during the march in Nome.
On Saturday, Jan 21, approximately 80 Nome women, men and children joined 17 other Alaska communities, and five million marchers around the world, to demonstrate their concern for the new US...
POLAR CODE— Ships traveling through polar regions now must comply with the International Maritime Organization's Polar Code.
The Polar Code, as it is known in marine circles, upgrades mandatory and voluntary rules for large commercial vessels and passenger ships navigating Arctic and Antarctic waters. The new rules came...
SENTENCED— Gilbert Olanna was sentenced to 75 years in prison for the murder of his girlfriend Esther Lincoln, in Nome’s courthouse on Tuesday, January 10. For most of the time during the sentencing he sat slumped over the table but during one of the proceeding’s breaks he looks towards the Lincoln family present at the sentencing.
On Tuesday, Superior Court Judge Paul Roetman imposed a flat 75-year sentence jail time on Gilbert Olanna, 33, for committing the crime of killing his girlfriend Esther Lincoln in White Mountain on...

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