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The Alaska State Senate has approved the House version of SB 54, a measure that puts teeth back into consequences for a wide range of violations of laws against property damage and theft, peddling...
Nome Search and Rescue volunteers responded to a report of overdue motorists from Teller to Nome on the Nome-Teller Blodgett Highway on Saturday, November 18. According to Alaska State Trooper Sgt....
MRI— A MRI apparatus will be installed at Norton Sound Regional Hospital in Nome.
By the end of October 2018 the Norton Sound Health Corporation will have an MRI machine up and running in Nome. Magnetic Resonance Imaging, MRI for short, is an imaging technique, which creates...
In memoriam of Nancy McGuire
This week marks the anniversary of the passing of our longtime editor and publisher of The Nome Nugget, Nancy McGuire. It’s been a turbulent year in national and international politics, a year of...
The Alaska Dept. of Public Safety has issued the 2016 report to state and local law enforcement agencies on felony level sex offenses and crimes in Alaska. The report, FSO for short, adds to the...
NEW MUSEUM— Museum visitor Carol Gales contemplates new exhibits at the reopening of the Carrie M. McLain Memorial Museum on Friday, Nov. 10.
A year after the brandnew Richard Foster Building opened its doors, housing the City of Nome’s Carrie M. McLain Memorial Museum, the Kegoayah Kozga Library and Kawerak’s Katirvik Cultural Center, the...
SAMPLING— On September 12, the  Coast Guard flew Vice-Mayor Stanley Tocktoo and Walter Nayokpuk to conduct sampling on walrus carcasses found on the northern Seward Peninsula coast.
Whodunit? That is the question that multiple federal and state agencies are trying to solve to get to the bottom of an unusual seabird die off of multiple species in the region during this summer and...
FIGHTING THE FLAMES— A NVFD volunteer battles the Polaris fire last week.
A week after a fire destroyed the Polaris Hotel, Bar and liquor store, authorities are still investigating the extent of the damage and the cause and origin of the fire. According to Alaska State...
MELTING THE ICE CURTAIN— Author David Ramseur, right, poses with fellow Friendship Flight veteran Jim Stimpfle at Ramseur’s visit to Nome last week.
On June 13, 1988, an enterprising group of 82 Alaskan citizen-diplomats boarded an Alaska Airlines jet in Nome. They were Native elders, an assorted mix of business and political leaders and...
SIGNING—Governor Bill Walker signs an Administrative Order on Climate Change, at the State Capitol in Juneau, October 31, 2017.
Alaska Governor Bill Walker last week signed an administrative order that established the Alaska Climate Change Strategy and Climate Action for Alaska Leadership Team. The strategy aims to create a...

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