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A woman who is in the employ of the Nome Police Department as a dispatcher has come forward with a first hand account of having been sexually assaulted and when she reported the rape to her colleague...
Public drunkenness in Nome is like discussing the weather: Many are talking about it but cannot do anything about it, they say. There is abundant hope for solutions, but none on the horizon today....
Dean Williams, Alaska’s Commissioner of Corrections, was in Nome Aug. 28 and 29 to discuss the problem of the reentry of prisoners into their communities. Two days of discussion of the issue included...
DIPPING FOR DUCKS— The Rotary duckmeister crew dip for the first arriving ducks at the finish line. Charlie Lean drives the boat as Nikki Vaden catches the ducks. The annual rubber duck race is a Rotary Club event held on Labor Day to raise funds for scholarships.
  The Rotary Club’s 28th Annual Duck Race was run under good conditions and the winning duck demonstrated that sometimes it’s better to make news than report it. The winning duck, number 2876, was co...
WELCOME TO SAVOONGA—  President of the Native Village of Savoonga Delbert Pungowiyi welcomes Senator Lisa Murkowski to Savoonga for the first ever Indian Affairs Field Hearing in the village.
Senator Lisa Murkowski chaired a field hearing of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee in Savoonga last Saturday to hear about inadequate housing, overcrowding and homelessness and the complications...
The Nome Common Council approved extensions of top administrative contracts at its regular meeting Monday evening. However, these unanimous resolutions spell changes coming soon to Nome’s City...
VEGETABLE JUNGLE— The Bachelder’s lush garden gets a look from the Garden Tour crowd Sunday.
If rain is good for a garden then a rainy day is perfect for a garden tour. The Nome Garden Tour marched out into the drizzle to view what’s growing in the gardens of green-thumbed Nomeites. Around...
KILLED— Star, a dog in Mike Owens’ sled dog team, died of massive injuries as a result of unknown persons turning 59 dogs loose from the communal dog lot in Nome in the wee hours of Saturday.
Fifty-nine sled dogs housed at a communal dog yard in Nome were turned loose by unknown persons in the early morning hours of Saturday, August 25. Huskies from three different kennels were...
Selection of a replacement for Nome’s retiring Police Chief John Papasodora is coming to a wrap-up, according to Tom Moran, city manager and top hiring officer. Nome Code of Ordinances hands Moran...
A town hall meeting held Saturday at Old St. Joe’s to discuss ways to improve public safety in Nome raised far more questions than it answered. The meeting was announced on official city letterhead...

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