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The cruise ship Crystal Serenity anchored at Nome's roadstead on August 20.
 The luxury cruise ship Crystal Serenity made landfall in Nome on Sunday, after its maiden voyage through the Northwest Passage last summer was successful and Crystal Cruises decided on an encore...
Nome Joint Utility System power plant personnel called the NJUS office Thursday morning to report a sudden 2,500 to 3,000 gallon-per-minute increase in water usage, That rise in usage indicated a...
The Nome Common Council decided delay for more information would be the better part of valor Monday in postponing a measure to make being drunk in public streets against the law. The ordinance up...
The federal agency that is managing oil and gas leasing programs for the outer continental shelf regions surrounding every coastline of the United States, including all of Alaska except for the...
GARDEN TOUR— Cheryl Thompson, left, guided participants through a flowery journey of Nome’s gardens, on Sunday, August 13.  Here she is pictured in the Bachelder’s garden with Brianna Menadelook, center, and Ava Earthman taking photos of calendulas and sunflowers.
Sandwiched between days of rainy weather, the annual Garden Tour took place on Sunday under bright blue skies, to the delight of the 18 garden tour participants. Master gardener Cheryl Thompson, who...
Story and photo  by Maisie Thomas A father and son team, which has been traveling around the world in a helicopter to commemorate Canada’s 150th Anniversary, stopped in Nome last week.  Bob and Steven Dengler, along with their helicopter pilot Rob “Dougal” MacDuff, were about two thirds of the way through their journey when they got weathered in in Nome for several days.  They comprise the C150 Global Odyssey, which is hoping to become the first Canadian expedition to circumnavigate the earth in a helicopte
A father and son team, which has been traveling around the world in a helicopter to commemorate Canada’s 150th Anniversary, stopped in Nome last week. Bob and Steven Dengler, along with their...
FULL BLAST— The youth division of last weekend’s Fun Run in Unalakleet blasts out of the gates. The run was part of weekend geared towards healthy activities that included the annual Silver Salmon Derby, the Berry Bake-off and a community barbeque.
The 19th annual NAC Community BBQ, Silver Salmon Derby and Berry Bake off kicked off Friday evening at 5 p.m.in Unalakleet. NAC hosts the events with help from volunteers representing SBS and the...
STYMIED—Larry Pederson (l), chair of the Nome Planning Commission, David Csiki and Greg Smith (r), building inspector, discuss Csiki’s structure, right, under consideration for the controversial City abatement process. Csiki maintains lack of enforcement of laws on George Foot, owner of building next door, hinders work on Csiki’s building. Foot and Smith say it isn’t so. The Council has the last word on demolitions after a step-by-step process.
The Nome Planning Commission found a list of debatably abatable properties in their meeting packets Aug. 1—about 50 structures on a long list from which to nominate a short list of five most needing...
WHO KNEW?— Sen. Lisa Murkowski proved her skills playing Eskimo Yo-Yo during her Tuesday visit at the Katirvik Cultural Center.
The only indication that something unusual was going on at the Foster Building on Tuesday morning was the silver City of Nome car that stood at the roundabout in front of the entrance to the building...
Property between Shishmaref and Wales designated by the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act as a cemetery or historic site was looted this summer. The land belongs to the Bering Strait Native...

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