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FROSTBITE—Tim Hewitt's face shows frostbite injuries.
By Peter Loewi Tim Hewitt’s plane to Anchorage has a flat tire. Despite having been unable to walk there, as he had planned, Hewitt is remarkably upbeat. “I’m sitting here, so I think I have a fair...
By Diana Haecker A trailer home at Dexter Bypass Road burned to the ground on Tuesday, February 1, claiming one fatality. Authorities have not yet confirmed the identity of the body that was found...
By Peter Loewi Following days of strong winds and inclement weather, COVID-19 cases appear to be down from previous weeks’ counts, but Mark Dr. Peterson caution and said, “we will see an increase in...
TEAM MILLER— Brothers Jarvis and Jordan Miller of Nome are getting ready to race in the 2022 Iron Dog.
By Peter Loewi Sitting on a workbench under a 38-year-old Kitty Cat snowmachine, you’d never guess that Nome brothers Jarvis and Jordan Miller are leaving to do the Kotzebue loop in a little over 12...
By Diana Haecker The City of Nome stands accused of deliberately withholding information sought in a civil lawsuit, brought by the American Civil Liberties Union on behalf of Clarice Leota Hardy in...
By Peter Loewi COVID cases continued to climb this week, as the highly transmissible Omicron variant is spreading rapidly through the region. On Friday, Norton Sound Health Corporation announced 407...
By Diana Haecker In a five-hour meeting consisting of a work session on the annual financial audit, followed by a regular session, the Nome Common Council covered vast ground. Discussed were topics...
By Peter Loewi The Omicron variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus is surging through the region, causing record infection numbers. “We expect the month of February to be a rough month with a lot of cases...
PORT COMMISSION— The port commission met in a work session and regular meeting on Thursday, January 20 to discuss the gravel tariff and other topics.
By Diana Haecker The Port Commission met in a work session and regular meeting last week to finalize wharfage ratesdealing with gravel, sand and rock exports, noting that the amount of gravel going...
By Diana Haecker In a nearly five-hour long meeting marathon, the Nome Common Council on Monday heard heart-wrenching public testimony and debated the question how to curb alcohol-fueled misbehavior...

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