Opinion

Reasonable citizens have repeatedly addressed City fathers to provide reliable and honest public safety in Nome. Their pleas should be heard as one of the most fundamental tasks of government is to...
NOAA Fisheries came through and broke some very significant news not only for us here at Norton Sound, but for the entire Bering Sea and the world. The scientists couldn’t find the cold water curtain...
President Trump vigorously fans the flames of hatred against the press by repeating that the media and the free press of this country are the “enemy of the American people.” It is reckless,...
We live in a place of abundance and this time of the year reminds us of the blessings that we have all around us here in Nome. Fish are arriving in great numbers in our rivers. The salmonberries are...
The Nome Common Council’s decisions are only as good as the comments they hear from citizens who go before it. Without any public input, on the record, the Council is getting away with inaction on...
The Nome Nugget has new caretakers. The ownership of Alaska’s oldest newspaper recently changed hands from the Estate of Nancy L. McGuire to longtime employees, my husband Nils Hahn and me, Diana...
The current immigration debate is raging across the nation, fueled by inconclusive tweets and messages by the president. One day he’s for the zero-tolerance approach - whispered in his ears by far...
Safety Sound and Bonanza Channel are threatened by one of the most invasive mining proposals ever to reach Nome. We do place our faith in the public process of permitting, or vetting projects and...
With horror I watched videos shared on social media that showed a monstrous cutter head gold mining dredge custom-made to tear up the bottom of Safety Sound and Bonanza Channel in order to dredge...
This winter was a tough one for us here in Western Alaska. It was no doubt a very heavy snow year and most of us were busy shoveling and removing snow most of the time. Flat light and constant storms...

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