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MAYOR— Nome Mayor John Handeland driving around Nome to assess the situation during the storm on Sept. 17.
By Megan Gannon City Hall still reeked of smoke when Mayor John Handeland walked into an emergency meeting of the Nome Common Council on Monday. He was wearing a reflective jacket and holding a copy...
GAMBELL— Huge waves created by the ex-typhoon Merbok crashed onto West Beach near Gambell.
By Peter Loewi Villages around Norton Sound were hard hit by the massive storm raging through western Alaska over the weekend. As the wind subsided and water levels fell by Monday, residents began...
A house, only used for storage, was washed off Belmont Point and became lodged upriver at the Snake River bridge.
The past 24 hours, fierce winds and rising seas have wreaked havoc in western Alaska. The widespread destruction includes dislodged fuel tanks, failing seawalls, houses dislodged from their...
IPOP PERMIT DENIED— The Army Corps of Engineers denied IPOP to mine for gold at Bonanza Channel.
By Diana Haecker On Friday afternoon, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced its decision to deny regulatory permits for IPOP LLC, effectively nixing IPOP’s plans to mine for gold and dispose of...
By Diana Haecker In its regular meeting on Monday, Sept. 12, the Nome Common Council decided on two resolutions and discussed a couple of property tax penalty forgiveness requests. The first...
A strong storm is expected to cause flooding in Nome and the Norton Sound region.
The National Weather Service warned of the strongest storm in a decade moving into the Bering Sea, issuing coastal flood warnings along the coast from Hooper Bay to the Bering Strait. Worst flooding...
IPOP PERMIT DENIED— The Army Corps of Engineers denied IPOP to mine for gold at Bonanza Channel.
By Diana Haecker On Friday afternoon, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced its decision to deny regulatory permits for IPOP LLC, effectively nixing IPOP's plans to mine for gold and dispose of...
MAN CAMP—Graphite One established a fied camp between the Kigluaik mountains and Imuruk Basin.
By Megan Gannon Last month, U.S. President Joe Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act, a sweeping piece of legislation with many provisions designed to build out domestic supply chains for the...
By Peter Loewi COVID-19 boosters targeting the Omicron subvariant BA.4/5 have been authorized by the Food and Drug Administration and are recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and...
WINNERS — The Whales bask in their victory at the 2022 Bathtub Race. Captain June Ventress led her teammates Theodore Ventress, Silas Ventress, Zulu Nichols, Ella Hubert and Joetta Hubert.
By Megan Gannon Wet and cloudy conditions on Labor Day did not dampen the spirits of Nomeites who turned out for the annual festivities in town. Visitors to Nome who disembarked from the cruise...

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