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A second person has been arrested and charged after law enforcement officials seized a shipment of cocaine in Nome. David Stickel, 31, faces a felony count of misconduct involving controlled...
NOME GROWN— Iditarod musher Aaron Burmeister of Nome begins the ceremonial ride through Anchorage on March 2 with his Idita-Rider Tony Capone in the sled and son Hunter Burmeister riding the second sled. This is Burmeister’s 22nd run of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog race.
Saturday March 2, a sun soaked, 10°F morning in Anchorage, 38 mushers and their teams took to the streets for the ceremonial start of the 52nd Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. Vast crowds lined the...
The Nugget Inn has new owners.
As of last week, the Nugget Inn officially has new owners. They have been working with the City of Nome to try to get 16 hotel rooms and the Gold Dust Saloon reopened ahead of next week’s the busy...
AST’s Statewide Drug Enforcement Unit, the Postal Inspection Service and the Nome Police Department were at the scene of the arrest of Joanne Stickel on Fourth Avenue in Nome yesterday.
A Nome woman was arrested at her residence in Nome yesterday, March 5, after she allegedly received and opened a parcel with 184 grams of cocaine.    According to court documents, Joanne Stickel, age...
DQ— Brent Sass won the Iditarod in 2022. He is shown here at the finish line, waving at Iditarod fans on Front Street in Nome.
Amidst a flurry of decisions dealing with two mushers accused of running afoul of a personal conduct rule, the Iditarod Trail Committee on Thursday night disqualified musher Brent Sass from this year...
STRAIT SCIENCE — Franz Mueter gave a Strait Science lecture to talk about the potential fisheries moving northward as the climate changes. The graph here shows how the density of fish in the Bering Sea general declines as one goes further north. But under warm conditions, such as the region saw in 2018-2019, fish density is relatively uniform across the Bering Sea.
Sea ice loss, warming waters and the northward expansion of fish species like pollock are all contributing to a pattern in the Bering Strait region known as “borealization.” That means the Arctic...
WATER AND SEWER— Utility Manager Ken Morton presents on the future of Nome’s water and sewer facilities at the Mini Convention Center February 13.
Nome Joint Utility held a kickoff meeting for the water and sewer master plan update last Tuesday in the Mini Convention Center. The community was invited to share their thoughts and questions about...
This week marks two years since Russia’s major escalation in its conflict with Ukraine. In addition to the devastating losses of life and the displacement of millions, the conflict has had a chilling...
Update on Friday, Feb. 23, 2024: The ITC issued a press release on Friday, Feb. 23, 2024 at 12:42 pm that additional information was provided to the board, prompting it to reinstate musher Eddie...
The Nome Common Council approved contracts for the new Nome Chief of Police William Crockett and HR director Cynthia Gray.
Bringing the months-long search for a new police chief to an end, the Nome Common Council last Monday approved an employment agreement with William Crockett to take the position at the helm of the...

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