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In Monday’s regular Nome Common Council meeting, the council passed in second reading amended budgets for several municipal funds, including the general fund, school debt service, special revenue,...
PROPOSED MINE SITE—  IPOP proposes to dig for gold with a cutterhead dredge in the Bonanza Channel .
IPOP LLC, pushing a controversial mining project to dredge for gold in Bonanza Channel and Safety Sound, has submitted an amendment to their permit application to the Alaska District of the U.S. Army...
For the first time since June, an entire week has passed in the Bering Strait/Norton Sound region without any new cases of COVID-19 being identified. There are still two active cases in the region,...
On Saturday, February 13, the U.S. Senate voted mostly along party lines to acquit former president Donald Trump, who stood accused of inciting insurrection and the storming of the U.S. Capitol on...
The Department of the Navy recently published A Blue Arctic, which they describe as “A Strategic Blueprint for the Arctic.” The 28-page document looks at the next two decades of Naval planning for...
Four new cases of COVID-19 were detected in the region this week: One in White Mountain, one in Nome and two in Koyuk. As of Monday, February 8, there were five active cases in the region. The first...
Last week, the management audit of the Nome Police Department, which has been more than a year in the making, was released. The audit offers recommendations on where NPD should focus its improvement...
Close to two months since the region’s first COVID-19 vaccination shot was administered to an Elder in Nome,  Norton Sound Health Corporation is about halfway to its goal of 80 percent vaccination in...
TAKE THE SHOT – JV Nanook Jon Smith lines up a shot in action against the Lady Nanooks during Saturday’s basketball games.
Both Nanook teams, boys and girls, played games on Saturday against local squads. The Lady Nanooks played the boys junior varsity team and the boys played a strong alumni team. The alums proved...
The City of Nome passed their annual audit last week with a budget surplus of $463,701 despite a tumultuous year of COVID-19 spending. That surplus, along with some remaining unspent CARES funding,...

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