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Dr. Karen O’Neill, a physician for 41 years in the employ of Norton Sound Health Corporation who stood accused by NSHC of overprescribing opioid pain... [Read More]
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A good number of Nome’s charitable organizations left Nome Common Council meeting Monday evening with budgets reinforced for community projects. The Council divided up... [Read More]
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The Subway Showdown over the past weekend at Nome-Beltz High gave some basketball teams the opportunity to show what skill and hard work can do.... [Read More]
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Nanooks and Lady Nanooks battled former Nanooks in the Christmas alumni basketball tournament Friday and Saturday in the Nome-Beltz High gym. The alums organized three... [Read More]
While Thomas Kehrberg, 34, looked forward to parole from Anvil Mountain Correctional Center last week, he also waited to see if Wisconsin’s attorney general would... [Read More]
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It’s 1:30 a.m. and three citizens wearing safety vests descend the icy steps of the Nome Visitor’s Center on Front Street. The wind is howling... [Read More]
The Nome Joint Utility Board of Directors voted in October to sign a contract with John K. Handeland to continue as utility manager for another... [Read More]
David Fergerson, 57, went to a court hearing Dec. 11 and ended up with a jail sentence of four years’ flat time. Fergerson attended... [Read More]
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The Anvil Mountain Correctional Center celebrated the season with its annual potlatch on Thursday, December 14.  The event brings together inmates, staff and members of... [Read More]
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The Lady Nanooks started their basketball season with a pair of home games against a sharp-shooting Galena team. The Lady Hawks took both games, Thursday’s... [Read More]
 Development of roads and hunting permits for outsiders generated the most discussion among members of the Western Arctic Caribou Herd Working Group during their annual... [Read More]
When the owners of Seaside Center halfway facility sought a permit from the City some years ago to operate on Front Street, the Nome Common... [Read More]
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After motoring around the neighborhoods surveying ramshackle structures, Nome’s planners have drawn up a slate of three properties they have reported to Tom Moran, city... [Read More]
The 21st Christmas Extravaganza rang in the season with the traditional lighting of the city’s Christmas tree at Old St. Joe’s, on December 6. Emcee... [Read More]
Before the arrival of the white people in the upper Kobuk River region, the Inupiaq prophet Maniilaq foretold the growth of a large city on... [Read More]
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Three researchers from the NOAA Alaska Fisheries Science Center completed a trawl survey of the Northern Bering Sea in 2017 and found a dramatic increase... [Read More]
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An estimated 600 Nome and regional residents flocked to the annual Firemen’s Carnival put on by the Nome Volunteer Fire Department on Saturday, Dec. 2... [Read More]
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On Nov. 30 Charles Reader began the gargantuan task of removing the hazardous remains of the Polaris Hotel fire from the corner of Bering Street... [Read More]
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Remnants of the historic Polaris Hotel will disappear soon. A fire took one life and demolished the combination hotel, package liquor store and bar in... [Read More]
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In a sentencing hearing Nov. 27 in Nome, Judge Romano DiBenedetto handed down four one-year sentences to Rayne Aukongak. A jury of 12 found Aukongak... [Read More]
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