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The Alaska Dept. of Public Safety has issued the 2016 report to state and local law enforcement agencies on felony level sex offenses and crimes... [Read More]
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A year after the brandnew Richard Foster Building opened its doors, housing the City of Nome’s Carrie M. McLain Memorial Museum, the Kegoayah Kozga Library... [Read More]
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Whodunit? That is the question that multiple federal and state agencies are trying to solve to get to the bottom of an unusual seabird... [Read More]
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A week after a fire destroyed the Polaris Hotel, Bar and liquor store, authorities are still investigating the extent of the damage and the cause... [Read More]
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On June 13, 1988, an enterprising group of 82 Alaskan citizen-diplomats boarded an Alaska Airlines jet in Nome. They were Native elders, an assorted mix... [Read More]
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Alaska Governor Bill Walker last week signed an administrative order that established the Alaska Climate Change Strategy and Climate Action for Alaska Leadership Team. ... [Read More]
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Little stirs “the force” in Bering Strait School District schools and villages like the annual Elementary/Jr. High Wrestling & Cheerleading Tournament. For 36 years... [Read More]
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The Nome Arts Council presented open mike Saturday evening at the Mini Convention Center and drew not only a big crowd of music fans but... [Read More]
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On any given day in Nome, it is not unusual to see a plane buzzing by in the sky, a jet landing on the runway,... [Read More]
Tags: Nome - Alaska - Aviation
This story has been updated from its print version to reflect new developments: The fire that consumed most of the Polaris Hotel on Tuesday... [Read More]
Paul Manafort, former campaign manager and foreign policy advisor to Donald Trump and Manafort’s long-time business associate Richard W. Gates III surrendered their passports and... [Read More]
A fuel vendor has put in a formal protest to some of the City’s plans to buy a year’s fuel to heat its public buildings... [Read More]
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Verna Ruth “Buniqi” James was born January 22, 1968 in Golovin, Alaska to Beatrice and Herbert James, Jr. Verna joined the family that included her... [Read More]
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The Nome-Beltz Nanooks hosted a successful wrestling tournament attended by nine schools on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 20 and 21. The Nome-Beltz gym saw constant,... [Read More]
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Leadership, partnership and social justice were the overarching topics under the “Strength in Unity” theme for the 51st Alaska Federation of Natives Convention held Oct.... [Read More]
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By Diana Haecker After several weeks of withholding the name of the Iditarod musher whose dogs tested positive for an opioid painkiller after finishing... [Read More]
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Matthew Owens, 42, has made another try to secure his freedom from a 101-year sentence handed down in the 2003 murder of Sonja Ivanoff, 19.... [Read More]
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The Nome Public Schools Board of Education met for a regular meeting on Tuesday, October 10. Newly elected board members were sworn-in, tensions between the... [Read More]
The state’s top jail keeper met with Nome residents on Oct. 11 at Old St. Joe’s to explain his vision of setting up a sex... [Read More]
A warrant has been issued Oct. 2 for David Fergerson, 57, on charges connected with trafficking and selling heroin and methamphetamines in Nome. Fergerson... [Read More]
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