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The Norton Sound Economic Development Corporation in their second quarter board of directors meeting in Nome voted to grant a $150,000 energy fund request for Shaktoolik to replace meters bases and...
HONORING THE GUESTS— Port Director Joy Baker, City Manager Tom Moran, Nome Mayor Richard Beneville and the King Island Drummers and Dancers welcomed Crystal Serenity passengers to Nome on Sunday, August 21.
Prior to the arrival of the nearly 1,700-souls carrying mega luxury cruise ship Crystal Serenity in Nome, a bit of anxiety hung in the air over the Gold Rush City. Will the Friday and Saturday storm...
The Nome Common Council, following up on what Councilman Stan Andersen says is a mandate from citizens to put a stop to hazardous eyesores, has drawn up an abatement list of 20 or so ramshackle...
ROOM FOR EXPANSION— Nome leadership appealed to the Army Corps of Engineers to continue a delayed Arctic deep-draft port study.
The Nome Port Commission met last week and poured over a comprehensive list of projects on the worktable for the Port of Nome. The projects fall under maintenance, projects in planning stages,...
Photo courtesy Crystal Cruises
On Sunday, Nome can expect to see a sharp rise in population for the day as 1,064 passengers will disembark from the luxury cruise liner Crystal Serenity. This will mark the first time that a cruise...
CENSURED— The Alaska Supreme Court issued an order to sanction Judge Tim Dooley with public censure.
Last Friday, the Alaska Supreme Court issued an order for a public censure of Nome’s Superior Court Judge Timothy Dooley, who was investigated by the Alaska Judicial Conduct Commission for allegedly...
IN FLAMES— A Nome volunteer firefighter points the fire hose into the flames that consumed a five-plex on Fourth Avenue on Sunday evening.
Spectators marveled at billowing black smoke coming out as flames gutted most of a yellow housing complex near East 4th Avenue and Steadman Sunday evening. Nome Volunteer Fire Dept. got the call...
POINTING TO THE FUTURE— Virgil Soonagrook of Gambell refers to a map of his village as he discusses possible economic development at the fourth Arctic Resource Development and Infrastructure summit on Tuesday. Listening to Soonagrook are, left to right, Richard  Koozaata, Louie Green Jr. and Bill Culbertson.
The Arctic is changing. For years, the elders of northern communities have been reporting it, and scientists have been putting forth much data to support it. In an effort to continue their proactive...
Photo by Diana Haecker INALIQ DANCERS— During last week’s Kawerak/Rural Provider’s Conference, evening entertainment included bench dance performances by Little Diomede’s Inaliq Traditional Dancers.
As part of a two-year partnership, Kawerak teamed up with RurAL CAP and hosted the 33rd Rural Providers conference in conjunction with the annual Kawerak gathering, held in Nome last week. The...
Positive news came from Superintendent Nome Public Schools Shawn Arnold during last Monday’s regular Nome Common Council meeting. Funds to operate pre-kindergarten education that had been dropped...

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