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ORT TOUR — BSNC interim CEO Dan Graham, Harbormaster Lucas Stotts, SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman and Port Director Joy Baker looked at cargo coming into Nome last week.
The head of the Small Business Administration, or SBA, visited Nome last week during her tour of Alaska. SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman is one of 24 members of President Joe Biden’s...
RUNNING FOR OFFICE— Maggie Miller submits her paperwork to run for Nome Common Council Seat B.
Minutes before the 5 p.m. deadline to declare candidacy for municipal office on Tuesday, August 29, Maggie Miller submitted her name for Council Seat B, currently held by Doug Johnson who is not...
A view to Bonanza Channel and the adjacent wetlands.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is reconsidering a previously denied permit application submitted by IPOP, which sought permission to dredge for gold in Bonanza Channel and Safety Sound. In a...
The port is busy with gravel operations on the causeway and several visits from cruise ships. Pictured is a barge loaded with rock, with the cruiseship Roald Amundsen docked in the background, on Friday, August 18.
The City of Nome hopes to begin construction to expand the Port of Nome next year. In the meantime, the city will fund a new set of studies to guide the development of the port and changes to its...
FAMILY FUN — Cousins Asaaluk Nichols and Kaitlyn Painter dance together during the performance of the King Island Dance Group.
Nome’s summer of rain culminated in a very wet Berry Festival last Saturday, but no complaints were heard as the community huddled in the Rec Center for a joyful event showcasing 64 local performers...
Next Tuesday, August 29 is the last day to file for candidacy in the Nome municipal elections. The elections will be held on October 3. Nome Up for election is the two-year term of City of Nome...
A Request for Proposals is out to find a suitable property to establish a temporary workforce camp for the port expansion.
Nome Common Council members learned in last Monday’s regular council meeting that the city is going to bear the cost of leasing property for a temporary workforce camp to house workers during...
TEMPORARY FUEL STATION— Bonanza’s temporary fuel pump provides full service on the corner of 4th Ave and West C St.
The last barge of the season is still a month away but fuel prices for the year have been set and are here to stay. On August 4, Bonanza Express announced the new fuel price for unleaded gas is $6....
Searchers found the body of Carlie Alexie.
After a weeklong search, the body of Carlie Alexie was found on the night of Wednesday, Aug. 9. The 37-year-old man from Mountain Village had been missing since Aug. 3 after going overboard from a...
Pediatric dentists in Alaska say they are facing serious problems with Medicaid paperwork since the state changed its policies on service authorizations last year. Those providers are worried that...

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