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By Peter Loewi The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s 2021 Arctic Report Card was released last week and among reports documenting rising surface air and ocean temperatures and...
By Diana Haecker While COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in the Lower 48 are on the rise and people start their holiday travels, the regional COVID cases are decreasing. Since the COVID variant...
By Diana Haecker A scientific document known as the Arctic Report Card, published for the past 16 years by the federal National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, this year included...
By Diana Haecker As of press time on Tuesday, Nome and the region have 57 active COVID-19 cases, a slight downward trend from past weeks past. Of the current cases 20 are in Nome, 17 are in St....
By Jenni Monet There were no crowds of village delegates to mark a major milestone for the Alaska Federation of Natives at its annual convention.  For the second straight year, the conference was...
ROAD TO TELLER— This photo taken in July of this year shows only one of the many hazardous features of the Bob Blodgett Nome-Teller Highway. Charles Ellanna volunteered to show the scale of this enormous sinkhole near Wooley Lagoon.
By Jenni Monet The road from Teller to Nome was in pretty bad shape the day Senator Lisa Murkowski met with Iñupiat leaders.  “It was so bad they wouldn’t let us drive all the way to Nome,” she said...
By Julia Lerner As COVID-19 cases across the state of Alaska continue to fall, cases in the Nome Census Area remain consistent, hovering around 70 active cases. According to Norton Sound Health...
OPEN WATER— The storms broke up ice and left the mouth of the Nome River with ice floes bobbing in open water.
By Diana Haecker Back-to-back winter storms hit Nome and the region with very strong, screaming winds and accompanying blowing snow. While the first storm on Friday seemed just like a warm up, the...
  When it comes to the Bering Strait, there is no shortage of individual adventurers trying to cross it by all means imaginable. But when news of the Bering Strait Festival reached Nome —with the...
New COVID-19 cases are falling across the state of Alaska, as well as in the Nome, Norton Sound and Bering Strait region. A tumultuous autumn saw hundreds of cases across the region, with hundreds...

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