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50 YEARS— Chuck Fagerstrom was awarded with a golden bugle commemorative award for having served the Nome Volunteer Fire Department for half a century during last Saturday’s Firemen’s Carnival.
Hundreds of people from near and far streamed into the Nome Rec Center for the 2016 Firemen’s Carnival on Saturday night.   The main fundraiser for the Nome Volunteer Fire Department once again drew...
NO ICE— Norton Sound waters in front of Nome are still ice free on Monday, Nov. 28.
The National Snow and Ice Data Center reports that after a quick initial freeze-up during the second half of September, ice growth slowed substantially during early October.  “On October 20, 2016,...
The Alaska Judicial Council is scheduled to arrive in Nome next week to interview candidates for the open Superior Court Judge position in Nome. The Nome court had to rely on judges from other...
Senate and House representatives from the Nome area have powerful positions on legislative finance committees but their opportunities will be to protect rural Alaska from cuts rather than to bring...
Pastor Harvey Fiskeaux performed the ceremony, blessing the truck with words, water and oil.
A brand new fire truck complementing Nome Volunteer Fire Department’s fleet rolled off the last barge a month ago and was formally blessed on Saturday, November 19. Fire chief Jim West Jr. gathered...
Nancy made Nome home and to that end she wanted to make Nome a better place to live. From her volunteering to her award winning journalism, she always put Nome first.  Politicians from all over...
SHE LOVED KIDS— Nancy McGuire holds young Andy Lean while Mikey Lean tends to baby Reba.
In my first real job, I worked for Nancy in the summers as a photo editor and office assistant. One summer, when a big news story broke out, the Nugget turned into a flurry. She had informants all...
During Iditarod time, Nancy McGuire opened her home and kitchen to countless visitors who would get the royal treatment of a king crab meal.
Nancy knew all she had to do was dangle the prospect of sitting at her table surrounded by her lively and intelligent friends for a king crab feast, and I would come running. No one held court like...
ADRIFT— A gold mining jackup rig operated by Phoenix Marine lost its spuds and an excavator during rough seas on the harbor on Nov. 17.
Waves of surprising height and ferocity sheared the four legs off a Phoenix Marine jack-up gold dredge on Nov. 17. The crippled barge sat grounded Friday east of the causeway, while Phoenix Marine...
Nancy McGuire is pictured with (left to right) John Handeland, Iditarod executive director Stan Hooley and Nome Mayor Richard Beneville during the 2016 Iditarod banquet in Anchorage
As Americans we hold close the Bill of Rights, the first 10 amendments to the Constitution of the United States. The first of those amendments includes freedom of religion, the freedom of speech and...

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