The reality TV show Bering Sea Gold is in its 12th season and one of its star
HIDDEN– Two tents being used by homeless persons are hidden from view off Greg Kruschek Avenue.
When the NEST shelter closed for the season at the end of May, the Nome Community Center offered tents to those who need shelter during the spring and summer months rather than letting homeless people sleep in abandoned vehicles or unoccupied buil
Norton Sound Health Corporation reported six new cases of COVID-19 in the past week, the largest spike since the beginning of the pandemic.
Carol Seppilu and Tim Lemaire ran and walked the 72-mile Nome-Teller Highway over the weekend, a 19-hour marathon which included company of bears and musk oxen along with much beautiful scenery.
 The last few weeks have seen another alarming uptick in the number of dead, emaciated seabirds found washed  up on the shores in the Bering Strait region.
HIDDEN– Two tents being used by homeless persons are hidden from view off Greg Kruschek Avenue.
In its regular meeting on Monday, the Nome Common Council unanimously approved in the second reading an ordinance that gives emergency powers to City Manager Glenn Steckman to take necessary actions to reduce the impact and spread of COVID-19...
One more regional resident tested positive for COVID-19 this week, bringing the total regional cases up to 20. The patient is a resident of Teller, and the fourth positive case in the village so far. Given the sharp rise in Teller cases over the...
Nome Public School staff and administrators have put a lot of work into planning for a school year with the COVID-19 pandemic still posing a threat to Alaska and beyond. The school district released “Smart Start 2020, Nome Public Schools Re-Opening...
The Division of Mining, Land, and Water, Survey Section, will conduct a public hearing on a replat of property near Fort Davis with the intention of facilitating the proposed Gilpin Heights Subdivision. William Gilpin of Nome has submitted a...
About a month ago, residents of St. Lawrence Island found a patch of oily, white goo on the beach, along with some dead sea birds covered in the substance. The birds and the material that seems to have killed them have since been sent to two...
With COVID-19 bearing down on rural Alaska, deficiencies in basic infrastructure like water and sewer systems are becoming more and more pressing. In some Bering Strait villages, no water or sewer delivery infrastructure exists at all, and concern...
One more regional resident tested positive for COVID-19 this week, bringing total resident cases to 19 since the start of the pandemic, with three cases currently active. The newest case tested positive on Saturday, July 18 in a regional village. At...
The reality TV show Bering Sea Gold is in its 12th season and one of its stars, Emily Riedel, captain and owner of the gold dredge Eroica, is out there on the Bering Sea with her crew scouring the seabed for the yellow metal. For Riedel it’s about...
HIDDEN– Two tents being used by homeless persons are hidden from view off Greg Kruschek Avenue.
When the NEST shelter closed for the season at the end of May, the Nome Community Center offered tents to those who need shelter during the spring and summer months rather than letting homeless people sleep in abandoned vehicles or unoccupied...

Obituaries

Martha Major
Martha Jorgensen was born in Haycock, Alaska on September 4, 1925 to Ole and Jessie Jorgensen.  She was the second of seven children, three boys and four girls.  Her father died the day...

Education

Nome Public School staff and administrators have put a lot of work into planning for a school year with the COVID-19 pandemic still posing a threat to Alaska and beyond.

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