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EARCHING FOR UNMARKED GRAVES— Logic Geophysics used ground penetrating radar to search for unmarked graves. Dr. Esther Babcock, left, analyzes the data. Caleb Babcock supplies the muscle.
The City of Nome is in the process to formalize procedures for burials at Nome’s cemetery.  Historically, there was little administration or record keeping and what records exist are often...
FOURTH OF JULY PARADE – Kids scramble for candy as the floats drift by during Nome’s Fourth of July parade.
Early risers on the Fourth of July found Nome enveloped in a fog of surprising density. By the 8 o’clock start of the Anvil Mountain Run up the mountain and back the fog was still thick enough to be...
WHY  NOT?— Community member Louie Green Jr. asks NSEDC leadership in the back of the room for their stance on CVRF’s proposal to rally for reallocation of CDQ fishing quotas.
Representatives from the Community Development Quota group Coastal Villages Regional Fund – comprised of 20 villages along the Bering Sea coast from Platinum in the south to Scammon Bay in the north...
BEAUTIFICATION— Northrim Bank donated thirty potted geranium plants for the beautification of Nome. Paul Kosto of the Chamber of Commerce was among those hanging the plants on utility poles on Front Street
Nome’s Front Street is now adorned with hanging baskets of geraniums. According to Nome Chamber of Commerce CEO Paul Kosto the baskets are a gift from Northrim Bank, one of the large businesses,...
MISS ANB— Lisa Kamahamak Lynch is Miss Arctic Native Brotherhood and will represent the region at WEIO in July.
For the first time in eight years there is a Miss Arctic Native Brotherhood. Lisa Kamahamak Lynch was selected June 21 and now will represent the Bering Strait region at the World Eskimo-Indian...
The Nome Common Council meeting started off with a swearing in ceremony starring newly-hired Nome Police Dept. employees Alex Le and Justin Stein. The pair raised their right hands and promised to “...
R./V Sikuliaq arrived in Nome on June 24, after its first cruise.
The research vessel Sikuliaq made port in Nome Sunday evening after a cruise, which began in Seward on May 31. The scientists on board have been doing research in the Bering Strait area and the...
MIDNIGHT SUN PARADE— Nome’s solstice celebrations included a parade that started at the Golden Goose Lot, went west on Front Street before turning around and finishing up at the starting point.
Nome’s Midnight Sun Festival is over and from all appearances has been a big success. There was lots of fun, plenty of good food and some great music. Friday at 7 p.m. Eskimo dancing on the Golden...
This bald eagle was seen for several days at the Beam Road near mile 6.
The Nome Nugget is often the first to hear of peculiar or new developments in and around Nome and so it was of no surprise when Nome summer resident Chauncy Hoffman, a truck driver for Fimon Trucking...
PREPARATION BEGINS AT HOME—Bobbi Andrews of Saint Michael discusses preparation of local information to go into a Small Community Emergency Response Plan which contains evacuation routes, important telephone numbers and contacts, critical structures, emergency shelters and emergency operations centers well as a check list for immediate action.
On June 12 to 14, the state Dept. of Homeland Security And Emergency Management and Kawerak, Inc., called together a meeting of representatives from Seward Peninsula villages and local response...

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