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The Bering Strait /Norton Sound region saw four new cases of COVID-19 this week. As of Monday, there were four active cases in the region. The first new case was an incoming traveler who tested...
Prompted by allegations that the Nome Police Department was not adequately investigating sexual assault crimes, NPD conducted an audit of sexual assault cases at the end of 2018. The audit found that...
TANKERS THROUGH THE BERING STRAIT— This screen shot from the AIS shows the position of the two Russian LNG tankers, in red, on January 15, with the U.S. Coast Guard’s icebreaker Polar Star positioned just south west of Saint Lawrence Island. The red dot signals that the tanker was not moving at the time.
Two more Russian LNG tankers made history earlier this month passing through the North Sea Route, which extends along the northern coast of Russian Asia, in late January, the latest commercial ships...
Plans to expand the Port of Nome are progressing.
The Nome Port Commission met Thursday, Jan. 21 in City Council chambers for their first meeting since Congress approved funding for the Arctic Deep Draft Port project in December. That was a big step...
Norton Sound Health Corporation identified seven new cases of COVID-19 in the region this week, including two community spread cases on St. Lawrence Island. As of Tuesday, January 26, there were nine...
In its regular meeting, preceeded by a work session on the annual financial audit and the topic on allocating the $200,000 NSEDC Community Benefit Share, the Nome Common Council struck a compromise...
HOUSE FIRE— Nome Volunteer Fire Dept. spent four hours extinguishing a house fire on Seppala Dr. on Wednesday, January 20. Nobody was hurt in the fire.
On Wednesday, Jan. 20 the Nome Volunteer Fire Department responded to a house fire at 603 Seppala. The house is a rental owned by Cheryl and Roger Thompson and is comprised of three separate units...
On Wednesday, January 13, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald Trump for the incitement of insurrection. The House voted 232-197 for impeachment; this is the second...
ITS OFFICIAL— Nursing instructor Flo Kassly leads graduates Alyse Morris, Kallie King, Daniel Hobbs and their remotely participating classmates in an oath as part of their graduation ceremony.
This month, five students graduated from University of Alaska Anchorage’s registered nursing program through the University of Alaska Fairbanks Northwest Campus in Nome. They are Kallie King, Daniel...
Seven new cases of COVID-19 were identified in the last week in the Bering Strait/Norton Sound region, with 10 cases currently active as of Tuesday. The first two new cases were Nome residents who...

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