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In order to give Nome voters an understanding of the views of candidates running in the Oct. 6 municipal election, The Nome Nugget posed questions to candidates for Mayor, Nome Common Council, NJUS...
On Monday night the Nome Common Council passed a resolution in support of Black Lives Matter, BLM for short, the civil rights movement that has swept across the country over the last few months as...
SEARCHING FOR FLORENCE – SAR divers Tom and Joe Akeya of Savoonga walk up the beach after a day of diving off the causeway seawall at Nome’s West Beach. They assisted the search for Florence Okpealuk, who has last been seen on August 30 at West Beach
The search for 33-year-old Florence Okpealuk of Nome has continued with regional search and rescue groups. Over the past week, people have come in from Brevig Mission, Wales, Savoonga and Teller and...
The past week saw 15 new COVID-19 cases in the Bering Strait/Norton Sound region. This marks the occurrence of the most new regional cases in any single week since the pandemic started and is notable...
Seal pups rest on an ice floe at Bonanza Channel.
During a Monday web-supported meeting hosted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the public had the chance to hear a summary of the proposed IPOP gold mine at Bonanza Channel and provide comment on...
In an effort to get justice for survivors of sexual assault, three corporations donated nearly $40,000 to the City of Nome to expedite the processing of sexual assault kits. Kawerak, Inc, Norton...
Seven new cases of COVID-19 were announced in the Bering Strait/Norton Sound region this week, six of which were members of a single household in Gambell. This marks one of the largest single...
Florence Okpealuk has been missing since August 30. She was last seen at West Beach in Nome.
In a joint press release from the Nome Police Department, the FBI and the Alaska State Troopers, the agencies outlined the steps taken to search for Florence Okpealuk, who was last seen in the early...
Last Wednesday, Dr. Robert Redfield, head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, released a 57-page playbook detailing what the national vaccine program might look like once the Food and...
UPDATE— NPD Deputy Chief Robert Pruckner updated the Nome Common Council on Monday on the search efforts for Florence Okpealuk.
Deputy Police Chief Robert Pruckner updated the Nome Common Council in their regular meeting last Monday on the search for missing Florence Okpealuk, who was last seen on August 30 at West Beach....

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