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THE COLD TRAIL – Carol Seppilu and Max Romey make their way toward Nome from Safety on Saturday.
Max Romey of Anchorage has traveled the world shooting video for documentaries and advertising. He’s worked with clients such as Go-Pro and ski manufacturer Salomon. He’s traveled to the Azores off...
Norton Sound Health Corporation identified two additional cases of COVID-19 this week, one in Nome and one in a regional village. There are currently four active cases in the region. The first new...
RED FOX— The increase in positive rabies cases has brought attention from Alaska rabies control specialists.
Nome and the surrounding area, including St. Lawrence Island, is fighting rabies almost as hard as it is fighting COVID-19. The dramatic increase in positive rabies cases in foxes and dogs has...
The Nome Common Council quickly took care of business in its regular meeting on Monday, March 22. Added to the agenda was a resolution to usher in the next phase of the expansion of the Port of Nome...
­ Norton Sound Health Corporation identified three new COVID-19 cases in the region this week, bringing the total number of active cases to five. All regional active cases are in Nome. This week’s...
Norton Sound Health Corporation detected two new cases of COVID-19 in the region this week, both of them in Nome. As of Tuesday, they are the only two active cases in the region. The first new case...
ON HIS WAY— Nome-grown musher Aaron Burmeister gives the thumbs up at the Iditarod start, leaving Deshka Landing on March 7.
Iditarod 49 began on Sunday, March 7, as 47 mushers and over 650 dogs embarked on the roughly 852-mile race from Deshka Landing, near Willow, to Flat, near Iditarod, and back. Due to COVID-19...
Last year, the COVID-19 pandemic transformed the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog race from an international celebration that gloriously ends in Nome to a time of uncertainty and anxiety. One year later, the...
For the second week, there were no new cases of COVID-19 detected in the Nome, Bering Strait and Norton Sound region. As of Tuesday, there were three active cases in the region, one in Unalakleet and...
About one year ago, “the coronavirus” began to fundamentally change life globally and the Bering Strait region was not spared. While Nome didn’t see its first case until mid-April, March marked the...

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