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FIREMEN’S CARNIVAL IS BACK— After a two-year pandemic-induced hiatus, the first Saturday in December saw again the Firemen’s Carnival at the Rec Center in Nome.
By Megan Gannon Hundreds of Nomeites and visitors from the surrounding villages packed into the Nome Recreation Center for the first Firemen’s Carnival since 2019. Kids stood in line for face-...
By Megan Gannon In November 2021, U.S. President Joe Biden signed a historic bill allocating $1.2 trillion for infrastructure projects nationwide. Slowly over the last year, new details about how...
By Peter Loewi Following the November 23 tabulation of the ranked-choice votes, Lisa Murkowski and Mary Peltola both won reelection to Congress, both with around 54 percent of the final vote....
By Megan Gannon The State of Alaska and the North Slope Borough have filed a complaint to remove ringed seals’ federal protections under the Endangered Species Act, arguing that the decision to list...
The ANICA store in Stebbins burned down on Tuesday, Nov. 29.
By Megan Gannon and Diana Haecker In the early morning hours of Tuesday, Nov. 28, a Stebbins building housing the ANICA store and the Tapraq Fuel Company office burned to the ground. According to...
A lone tripod is left standing near mile 19 of the Nome-Council Hwy after ex-typhoon Merbok hit the region.
The complicated road to recovery after Merbok By Peter Loewi As soon as the flood waters receded, residents across the region began clearing debris, rebuilding roads and addressing their needs going...
By Diana Haecker The Nome Common Council took care of two action items on the agenda in a swift, regular meeting on Monday, passing in first reading an ordinance to dispose of city property along...
By Peter Loewi Results of last week’s midterm elections held many surprises nationwide as a forecasted red wave didn’t quite materialize. It appears that Democrats held on to their razor-thin...
 VETERANS DAY IN NOME—Veterans, friends and family members begin the parade through town on Friday, November 11 at 11 a.m.. It was also about 11°F when the march began.
By Peter Loewi The sun crested the post office as Nomeites, family, and friends began their parade down Front Street to celebrate Veterans Day. Temperatures were low but spirits were high as blues...
The owner of the Polaris hotel, bar and liquor store was indicted on charges of tax evasion. The hotel, bar and liquor store burned down on Halloween 2017.
By Diana Haecker A grand jury in Anchorage indicted Nome and Anchorage businesswoman Tina Yi on five counts for tax evasion and five counts for filing false tax returns that underreported income...

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