UPDATE— NPD Deputy Chief Robert Pruckner updated the Nome Common Council on Monday on the search efforts for Florence Okpealuk.
Deputy Police Chief Robert Pruckner updated the Nome Common Council in their regular meeting last Monday on the search for missing Florence Okpealuk, who was last seen on August 30 at West Beach.
By 5 o’clock on Tuesday afternoon, City Hall had received only a scant slate of declarations of candidacies for the upcoming municipal elections on October 6.
KASHIMA—The Japanese Naval training vessel Kashima stopped at Nome to pick up provisions and supplies last week. The ship is home to 310 naval cadets finishing their training.
The Japanese Defense Ministry Naval Training vessel JDS Kashima was offshore of Nome on September 10 and 11 as part of a training cruise.
COVID-19 case numbers in the Bering Strait/Norton Sound region are down with four new cases found since last week, bringing the regional total to 58.
Volunteers completely renovated the Topkok shelter cabin.
A crew of volunteers with the backing of the Nome Kennel Club have the Topkok Cabin on the Iditarod Trail back in top shape and ready to shelter mushers and local travelers who find themselves caught in bad weather.
MISSING SINCE AUGUST 31— Florence Okpealuk.
The coordinated search for Florence Okpealuk continues with the additional help of six FBI officers who came to Nome on Friday, Sept. 11.
UPDATE— NPD Deputy Chief Robert Pruckner updated the Nome Common Council on Monday on the search efforts for Florence Okpealuk.
KASHIMA—The Japanese Naval training vessel Kashima stopped at Nome to pick up provisions and supplies last week. The ship is home to 310 naval cadets finishing their training.
Volunteers completely renovated the Topkok shelter cabin.
MISSING SINCE AUGUST 31— Florence Okpealuk.
UPDATE— NPD Deputy Chief Robert Pruckner updated the Nome Common Council on Monday on the search efforts for Florence Okpealuk.
Deputy Police Chief Robert Pruckner updated the Nome Common Council in their regular meeting last Monday on the search for missing Florence Okpealuk, who was last seen on August 30 at West Beach. Pruckner addressed the Council with Nome Volunteer...
By 5 o’clock on Tuesday afternoon, City Hall had received only a scant slate of declarations of candidacies for the upcoming municipal elections on October 6. The only contested race is for Mayor of Nome. Declared candidates are John Handeland,...
KASHIMA—The Japanese Naval training vessel Kashima stopped at Nome to pick up provisions and supplies last week. The ship is home to 310 naval cadets finishing their training.
The Japanese Defense Ministry Naval Training vessel JDS Kashima was offshore of Nome on September 10 and 11 as part of a training cruise. This was the ship’s first visit to the region and the first time a Japanese training vessel has ventured into...
COVID-19 case numbers in the Bering Strait/Norton Sound region are down with four new cases found since last week, bringing the regional total to 58. The first new infection was announced on September 10 and the patient was identified as a resident...
Volunteers completely renovated the Topkok shelter cabin.
A crew of volunteers with the backing of the Nome Kennel Club have the Topkok Cabin on the Iditarod Trail back in top shape and ready to shelter mushers and local travelers who find themselves caught in bad weather. The Iditarod Historic Trail...
MISSING SINCE AUGUST 31— Florence Okpealuk.
The coordinated search for Florence Okpealuk continues with the additional help of six FBI officers who came to Nome on Friday, Sept. 11. Florence Okpealuk, 33, was last seen in the early morning hours of August 31, on West Beach. After two...
Florence Okpealuk is missing since August 31.
After more than a week of having been reported missing, Florence Okpealuk, 33 years old, has still not been found. On August 31, the Nome Police Department posted on Facebook that NPD is looking to locate Florence Okpealuk after family has reported...
There were four new documented cases of COVID-19 in the Bering Strait/Norton Sound region this week, bringing the total number of cases up to 54, with nine currently active. The first two new cases were announced by the Norton Sound Health...
As schools around Alaska and the country grapple with reopening in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Bering Strait School District is in the early stages of bringing students back into the classroom. Schools face the unprecedented tension between...

Obituaries

Richard Brian Schulling
Richard Brian Schulling was born to his parents Russell and Betty (Curran) Tootkaylok on September 22, 1969 in Anchorage, Alaska.  Richard was born as the baby brother to Ray, Robert, Clara and...

Education

Nome public schools opened for classes in the green last week and by all reports the new way of going to school is working.

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