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Last Thursday, Governor Mike Dunleavy issued a statewide emergency alert beseeching Alaskans to change their behavior and slow the spread of COVID-19 as case numbers continue to reach unprecedented...
By Maisie Thomas On Monday, November 9, a Nome man attempting to bring 54.2 grams of methamphetamine and 452.6 grams (one pound) of marijuana into Nome was arrested at the Anchorage Airport. Robert...
Fourteen new cases of COVID-19 were identified in the Bering Strait/Norton Sound region this week, bringing the total regional tally up to 189. Ten of those cases were in Nome, the highest jump in...
The Alaska Division of Elections began counting roughly 156,000 ballots last week. Much of the count was done on Tuesday, November 10, with 70,000 ballots tallied on the first day. But because the...
CABIN ADRIFT – Rita Hukill’s cabin drifts in the Nome River after it was swept off the sandspit at Fort Davis.
Last week’s forceful storm created a storm surge that made significant changes to the ever-changing mouth of the Nome River. A large section of real estate on the Fort Davis side of the mouth washed...
CABIN ADRIFT – Rita Hukill’s cabin now rests in the shallows a half mile upriver from the Nome River Bridge after it was swept off the sandspit at Fort Davis.
Starting on the night of Wednesday, November 4, and continuing through Friday, a major storm ripped through the Norton Sound region, causing widespread closures and some damaging flooding. In Teller...
EXHAUSTED—Michelle Tom, Stebbins community health aide level 3, is resting at a patient’s bedside after a 24-hour day doing COVID tests, contact tracing and responding to an overnight medical emergency.
With 64 total cases as of Monday, November 9, Stebbins continues to face the worst COVID-19 outbreak the region has seen. As the crisis approaches the two-month mark, first responders are strained...
After several days of tense anticipation nationwide, on Saturday morning the Associated Press called the presidential race in favor of Democratic nominee and former Vice President Joseph Biden, Jr....
The Bering Strait/Norton Sound region saw six new COVID-19 cases this week, bringing the total number of cases in the region up to 175. The relatively slow week in the region comes amid huge surges...
The Nome Common Council it its Monday regular meeting extended a local emergency ordinance that gives the city manager the authority to “take necessary actions to reduce the impact and spread of...

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