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The Bering Strait/Norton Sound region saw just three new cases of COVID-19 this week, the smallest weekly increase in recent months. Shipments of both Pfizer and Moderna vaccines have also arrived in...
The economic hardship from COVID-19 has continued to mount as lockdowns and closures drag onward and no immediate end is in sight. Although stimulus programs are rolled out by the City of Nome and...
The first Pfizer vaccine arrived in Nome.
With the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine approved in the U.S. last week and the Moderna vaccine not far behind, an unprecedented vaccination campaign has started across the country. Nome is scheduled to...
The region saw 13 new cases of COVID-19 this week, all of them in Nome. While no new cases have appeared in regional villages for weeks, new cases continue to steadily pop up in Nome as numbers surge...
In Monday’s regular meeting, the Nome Common Council voted to extend an emergency ordinance that prohibits the sale of alcohol for onsite consumption in bars and restaurants, until January 4, 2021....
Electors, including three from Alaska, cast their votes to the Electoral College on Monday, December 14. The casting of electoral votes, the final step in the election, further solidified Democratic...
Nome restaurants suffered under COVID-19 closures.
Bars and restaurants in Nome have been struggling since the beginning of the pandemic as they were ordered to shut down in spring and once they reopened, the risk of infection kept many away from...
In the last week, the Bering Strait/Norton Sound region saw eight new cases of COVID-19, all of which were in Nome. The number is down significantly from the record-breaking 31 new cases in the prior...
Last Thursday, healthcare leaders from across Alaska met virtually to discuss their strategy for distributing the COVID-19 vaccine, as well as their priorities for who would get the first doses....
Musk oxen huddle on Glacier Creek Road in the wind.
A single mature bull musk ox got into the dog yard owned by Kamey and Curtis Worland on Sunday, Nov. 29 and wounded one sled dog. The musk ox had broken through the fence surrounding the dog lot,...

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