STILL CATCHING UP – While most inventory is back up to the mark paper goods, particularly toilet paper, remains in short supply.
The COVID-19 pandemic has sent the economy of Nome, along with the economies of Alaska and the entire USA, for a loop. Some businesses have been able to take advantage of federal stimulus loans but the hurt is spread throughout the community.
The City of Nome is looking for interested candidates to fill the Mayor of Nome position.
With the passing of Richard Beneville on May 11 the City of Nome not only lost its biggest fan and promoter but also its mayor of four and a half years.
EXPANSION— The graphic shows the vision for a future Port of Nome.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has approved the Port of Nome modification feasibility study with a signing ceremony in Washington D.C.
Norton Sound Health Corporation last week confirmed that two of their Nome-based employees tested positive for COVID-19.
COUNCIL MEETING— The Nome Common Council met at a rescheduled time on Tuesday, May 26.
In another marathon meeting, the Nome Common Council chewed through a fat agenda on Tuesday evening, with most of the time being spent on wrestling with language to formulate a travel form that aims to give travelers guidance but seems to create c
PARADE— NPS Extensions Correspondence School graduate Celina Nadie Habros waves to well-wishers as the graduation parade winds through Nome.
High School graduates of 2020 experienced a graduation like no other generation in recent memory.
STILL CATCHING UP – While most inventory is back up to the mark paper goods, particularly toilet paper, remains in short supply.
The City of Nome is looking for interested candidates to fill the Mayor of Nome position.
EXPANSION— The graphic shows the vision for a future Port of Nome.
COUNCIL MEETING— The Nome Common Council met at a rescheduled time on Tuesday, May 26.
PARADE— NPS Extensions Correspondence School graduate Celina Nadie Habros waves to well-wishers as the graduation parade winds through Nome.
STILL CATCHING UP – While most inventory is back up to the mark paper goods, particularly toilet paper, remains in short supply.
The COVID-19 pandemic has sent the economy of Nome, along with the economies of Alaska and the entire USA, for a loop. Some businesses have been able to take advantage of federal stimulus loans but the hurt is spread throughout the community. The...
The City of Nome is looking for interested candidates to fill the Mayor of Nome position.
With the passing of Richard Beneville on May 11 the City of Nome not only lost its biggest fan and promoter but also its mayor of four and a half years. It’s impossible to find a substitute to replace Richard, the fan, who professed his love for...
EXPANSION— The graphic shows the vision for a future Port of Nome.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has approved the Port of Nome modification feasibility study with a signing ceremony in Washington D.C. last week and the project now advances to Congress for authorization and funding.  It will be considered for...
Norton Sound Health Corporation last week confirmed that two of their Nome-based employees tested positive for COVID-19. “Nome saw its third positive case of COVID-19 on Friday, May 22, just one day after announcing its second positive case,” read a...
COUNCIL MEETING— The Nome Common Council met at a rescheduled time on Tuesday, May 26.
In another marathon meeting, the Nome Common Council chewed through a fat agenda on Tuesday evening, with most of the time being spent on wrestling with language to formulate a travel form that aims to give travelers guidance but seems to create...
PARADE— NPS Extensions Correspondence School graduate Celina Nadie Habros waves to well-wishers as the graduation parade winds through Nome.
High School graduates of 2020 experienced a graduation like no other generation in recent memory. Their last semester of school as normal was interrupted by the global coronavirus pandemic and the crowning pieces of their school careers – Prom,...
MEMORIAL DAY 2020 – Flag bearers and veterans make their way to the site of the Memorial Day service in Nome’s cemetery Monday.
The people of Nome observed Memorial Day on Monday with a parade down Front Street and out to the cemetery where they heard speeches about the meaning of Memorial Day. The event is organized by VFW Bering Sea Post 9569.  “On Memorial Day we...
The Nome Common Council in a May 15 special meeting voted to extend a local emergency authorization ordinance in response to the global pandemic caused by a novel coronavirus. The authority is given to City Manager Glenn Steckman but the ordinance...
In a special Common Council meeting on Tuesday, May 19 the Council mulled the parameters of an emergency order to control travel to or through Nome. As council members met, the Governor announced fully opening Alaska to business again, starting...

Obituaries

Thomas John “Tussalviq” Cheemuk
Thomas Cheemuk, "Tussalviq", was born in St. Michael on January 22,1954 to late John Sr. and Mary Cheemuk. He is the eldest brother to Hilma, Elmer, Annie, late John JR., late Harold, Sara...

Education

PARADE— NPS Extensions Correspondence School graduate Celina Nadie Habros waves to well-wishers as the graduation parade winds through Nome.

High School graduates of 2020 experienced a graduation like no other generation in recent memory.

The Nome Nugget

PO Box 610
Nome, Alaska 99762
USA

Phone: (907) 443-5235
Fax: (907) 443-5112

www.nomenugget.net

External Links