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TAXI – Anthropologists got a ride with Charlie Lean to go tom codding.
By James Mason “It’s a pleasure to have you here in Nome on what might be the worst day of the year!” So spoke Nome’s Mayor Richard Beneville as he welcomed over 100 anthropologists to town on a...
A week after a search and rescue was initiated to look for Rex Iyantunguk, 37, and David Miller, 38, Alaska State Troopers concluded the official search efforts. According to AST spokeswoman Megan...
After the March 2011 earthquake and subsequent tsunami that caused the destruction of a nuclear powerplant at Fukushima, Japan, Bering Sea coastal residents knew that eventually some of the radiation...
Nome Volunteer Fire Department Search and Rescue was alerted on Monday of two overdue snowmachiners who set out to travel from Teller to Nome on Monday, Feb. 25 at noon and were not seen since. NVFD...
BLUE WHERE IT SHOULD BE WHITE— This satellite photo, taken on Sunday, Feb. 24,  reveals a shocking lack of sea ice in the Bering Sea. The open water is connected to the blizzards hammering the region.
Back-to-back blizzards with tons of snow and high winds have hammered Nome since late January and the accumulation of a total of 76 inches of snow is now beginning to take a toll on residents. Unless...
The Nome Common Council formally introduced two ordinances and gave the nod to second reading and final passage of two more. However, a raft of business came up informally during the agenda item...
About 30 community members gathered at Trigg Tribal Hall Monday evening to discuss and describe a proposed public safety commission to promote communication and increased accountability between the...
On Feb. 13, Governor Mike Dunleavy rolled out his budget proposal that includes budget cuts to the tune of $1.6 billion. Dunleavy ran on a platform of paying a full Permanent Fund Dividend to...
Bill Schildbach at a school winter concert event in Dec. 2018.
In a special meeting on February 7 the Nome Public Schools Board of Education terminated the contract of Superintendent William Schildbach. After a work session of an hour and a half the board...
A two-day snow storm with gusts topping out at 51 mph brought life in Nome to a temporary halt and caused closures of schools, businesses and cancellations of events. Until the worst was over, city...

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