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A 27-year-old woman was found unresponsive behind the shuttered Nugget Inn hotel at the seawall, on Sunday, November 5  in the early morning hours, and was later pronounced dead at Norton Sound...
OPENING— HomePlate Apartments, in the planning since 2009, is opening its doors to its first tenants.
HomePlate Apartments, a Housing First project for Nome’s chronically homeless, opened its doors and held three open houses on Tuesday November 14 for neighbors, investors and community members to...
Nome Public Schools Board of Education held a special meeting Tuesday to interview candidates Jon Gregg, Kenneth Hughes and Paul Kosto for the open board seat left by former president of the board...
SWORN IN- NSEDC CEO Janis Ivanoff swears in reelected members  Frank Katchatag, Harvey Sookiayak and newly elected member Frieda Southall during NSEDC’s Board of Directors meeting in their Nome offices, November 3.
Norton Sound Economic Development Corporation’s board of directors met last week in Nome for the third quarter meeting during the week of October 30. One new board member and four current board...
The Port of Nome received $11,250,000 in federal funding to help build new water, wastewater, fuel, power and communications infrastructure. The grant is one of seven awards for Alaska port projects...
BURNED— A suspicious fire consumed Randy Oles’ shed and partially burned the wall of his house on Steadman, on Tuesday night. The police are investigating a series of suspicious fires that occurred in the area over a span of a few weeks.
Nome police are investigating four suspicious fires that occurred in the same general vicinity in Nome over the course of the past month, with the latest fire consuming a storage shed and leaping to...
D-1 LANDS — This map shows the five BLM planning areas where D-1 lands (shaded in pink) could lose federal protections.
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is considering lifting a set of land protections that could potentially open millions of acres in Alaska to mineral entry and state management. Some of the lands...
Two people identified as Jane Doe and John Doe filed a civil lawsuit against the Bering Strait School District alleging that they were repeatedly abused by an ex-Stebbins teacher. The lawsuit claims...
 A years-long dispute between the City of Nome and Norton Sound Health Corporation, whether certain NSHC properties should be exempt from property taxation, is making its way to the Alaska Supreme...
At the Nome Joint Utilities board meeting last Tuesday October 24, Chief Operations Officer of NJUS John Handeland announced the fuel surcharge went down from 24 cents to 21 cents. The NJUS board...

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