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At the 10th annual meeting of the U.S.-Russia Polar Bear Commission in Egvekinot, Chukotka July 27 to 28 the annual sustainable harvest level of the Alaska-Chukotka polar bear population was raised....
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After having been advised by permitting agencies  that they had to go back to the drawing board and apply for additional permits, the gold mining outfit going by the name of IPOP LLC has last week...
On July 20, members of the Alaska Senate State Affairs Committee gathered to hear from representatives from a number of government agencies about the implementation and potential impact of Ballot...
ON BOARD— Alexander Lomb, left, works on a splash guard for their remaining Mercury outboard motor while Anatoli Kazakevich visits with the Nugget reporter. The Russians traveled from Lake Baikal to Nome in a catamaran and are currently en route to Dutch Harbor and on to Anchorage, their ultimate destination.
Three Russian travelers from Irkutsk spent a few days in Nome this past week on their catamaran sailboat. They were on their way from Lake Baikal, which is in Central Asia, to Anchorage on a voyage...
Movements of the bearded seal per its tracker.
A Golovin resident recently happened upon a rare find on a beach near Golovin: a seal satellite tracker, which came off a bearded seal that was tagged in September 2017 in Koyuk. The tags are glued...
Besides top stories posted on the Nugget's home pages, these are the articles inside this week's Nugget: Nome Elementary School locks up in response to concerning online post, Nome man charged on...
The Nome Common Council gave the nod to seeking the public’s yay or nay on the issue of raising the sales tax on hotel and motel rooms. Local voters will find the question on the Oct. 2 municipal...
MISS WEIO— Nome’s Kaylene Iñuuraq Evans has been crowned Miss WEIO 2018 in Fairbanks last weekend.
Nome’s Kaylene Iñuuraq Evans has been crowned Miss WEIO 2018 at the World Eskimo Indian Olympics in Fairbanks last weekend. She is the daughter of Bobby Evans and Kathleen Jaycox and is the first...
MORE MOORAGE— An aerial view of the port and small boat harbor shows the area where smaller vessels park at the Snake River. The city seeks a grant to pay for additional mooring infrastructure there.
The City of Nome has identified a Snake River Moorage and vessel haul-out facility as a priority project in the Port of Nome’s plans for development at a projected cost of $14 million. The Nome...
Joseph Balderas went missing without a trace in late June 2016.
After over two years without answers, the family of missing Nomeite Joseph Balderas increased the reward for information surrounding the 36-year-old’s disappearance from $10,000 to $20,000. Balderas...

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