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The Nome Common Council introduced a measure for first reading Monday night to set the hours of sales and amounts of liquor purchases in downtown Nome. The ordinance limits hours at Front Street...
In addition to the stories on the home page, these articles are in this week's Nugget: OP-Ed: Alaska's salmon future is at stake, By Mike Wood Moose hunting closes early NSHC board of directors to...
Nome’s municipal elections are scheduled for October 2 and Sept. 11 marked the deadline for folks to file for candidacy. Up for election are two seats on the Nome Common Council, seat C and D,...
The Venta Maersk churned through the Bering Strait Sept. 8 on an Asia to Europe route, the first large ice-class container vessel to test the feasibility of container ship travel over Russia’s...
MK Romberg, Caroline Muktoyuk-Brown and Loretta Bullard share a laugh at the crocheting table at the Fiber Fest.
The “golden fleece” left behind by shedding musk oxen around Nome is a prized commodity that has sparked the interest of knitters in Nome for its exquisit softness and warmth. But how does one go...
A woman who is in the employ of the Nome Police Department as a dispatcher has come forward with a first hand account of having been sexually assaulted and when she reported the rape to her colleague...
Public drunkenness in Nome is like discussing the weather: Many are talking about it but cannot do anything about it, they say. There is abundant hope for solutions, but none on the horizon today....
Dean Williams, Alaska’s Commissioner of Corrections, was in Nome Aug. 28 and 29 to discuss the problem of the reentry of prisoners into their communities. Two days of discussion of the issue included...
DIPPING FOR DUCKS— The Rotary duckmeister crew dip for the first arriving ducks at the finish line. Charlie Lean drives the boat as Nikki Vaden catches the ducks. The annual rubber duck race is a Rotary Club event held on Labor Day to raise funds for scholarships.
  The Rotary Club’s 28th Annual Duck Race was run under good conditions and the winning duck demonstrated that sometimes it’s better to make news than report it. The winning duck, number 2876, was co...
WELCOME TO SAVOONGA—  President of the Native Village of Savoonga Delbert Pungowiyi welcomes Senator Lisa Murkowski to Savoonga for the first ever Indian Affairs Field Hearing in the village.
Senator Lisa Murkowski chaired a field hearing of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee in Savoonga last Saturday to hear about inadequate housing, overcrowding and homelessness and the complications...

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