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With 46 active COVID-19 cases in Nome and multiple cases of community spread, this week’s outbreak has caused a number of businesses and institutions to close their doors as people are asked to...
Faced with a sobering number of new COVID-19 cases due to community spread, the Nome Common Council in Monday’s regular meeting decided to back City Manager Glenn Steckman in his suggestions to ask...
This week saw the highest number of reported COVID-19 cases since the beginning of the pandemic in March. The Bering Strait/Norton Sound region identified 43 new cases of COVID-19 this week, 37 were...
SANTA SOCIAL DISTANCES—While working as a professional Santa Claus in Anchorage, Nome’s Santa a.k.a. Paul Kudla must wear a face shield and sit behind a glass wall.
He may have a team of flying reindeer and the ability to deliver presents to every household around the world in a single night, but even Santa Claus’ style has been cramped by the COVID-19 pandemic...
Last Thursday, Governor Mike Dunleavy issued a statewide emergency alert beseeching Alaskans to change their behavior and slow the spread of COVID-19 as case numbers continue to reach unprecedented...
By Maisie Thomas On Monday, November 9, a Nome man attempting to bring 54.2 grams of methamphetamine and 452.6 grams (one pound) of marijuana into Nome was arrested at the Anchorage Airport. Robert...
Fourteen new cases of COVID-19 were identified in the Bering Strait/Norton Sound region this week, bringing the total regional tally up to 189. Ten of those cases were in Nome, the highest jump in...
The Alaska Division of Elections began counting roughly 156,000 ballots last week. Much of the count was done on Tuesday, November 10, with 70,000 ballots tallied on the first day. But because the...
CABIN ADRIFT – Rita Hukill’s cabin drifts in the Nome River after it was swept off the sandspit at Fort Davis.
Last week’s forceful storm created a storm surge that made significant changes to the ever-changing mouth of the Nome River. A large section of real estate on the Fort Davis side of the mouth washed...
CABIN ADRIFT – Rita Hukill’s cabin now rests in the shallows a half mile upriver from the Nome River Bridge after it was swept off the sandspit at Fort Davis.
Starting on the night of Wednesday, November 4, and continuing through Friday, a major storm ripped through the Norton Sound region, causing widespread closures and some damaging flooding. In Teller...

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