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Two former employees of Kotzebue’s Maniilaq Association are suing in state and federal courts for wrongful discharge claiming that they were fired to prevent their further investigation into misuse...
A work session at the Nome Common Council on June 26 ended up the way it started—with a growing issue of public drunkenness looking for a solution. It may take a while for the City to ferret out a...
Musk oxen have become a problem for tied up dogs in the recent years in Nome.
On Friday morning around 2:45 a.m. a musk ox wandered into Kirsten Bey’s sled dog yard, and ended up killing one 5-year-old sled dog and injuring another. According to Nome Police Sergeant Nicholas...
Two Unalakleet men, 55-year-old Peter Nanouk, and his nephew, 35-year-old Justin Nanouk, were found dead on a beach near the Golsovia River on June 13. The men left Unalakleet by boat on the morning...
A Nome man remains at Anvil Mountain Correction Center under bail of $20,000 following an altercation with his girlfriend that drew him domestic violence related assault charges plus court petitions...
STRANDED— The walrus calf was found on the dredge AU Grabber and overnighted with company in a fish tote until it was transported to the Alaska SeaLife Center in Seward.
A male Pacific walrus calf, missing its mother, crawled aboard the gold dredge AU Grabber off the coast of Nome on Wednesday, June 14. When the 120-pound calf was still there the next morning, the...
Birders looking for birds at a pond near Nome.
At this time of the year our region is inundated with migratory species of birds and with the winged migrants comes this odd group of people who do not make much sense to us. Many birds flocking to...
The Nome Common Council has finished a long “to-do” list concerning the fiscal plan for spending year 2017-2018. The Council unanimously approved the seven parts of the fiscal plan at its regular...
LEMONADE DAY— Phoenix Hall, Shane Ozenna and Jacob Heers offered a variety of cookies along with lemonade at their Front Street location in Nome.
Nome’s young entrepreneurs took advantage of a warm and sunny day on Saturday, June 10, to sell lemonade and other goods. The town alone had over 50 registered stands and almost double that number of...
On Tuesday morning, the U.S. Coast Guard suspended its land, sea and air search for two boaters missing from Wales since Sunday morning. The boaters, identified as 23 year-old Timothy Miligrock and...

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