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By Julia Lerner Norton Sound Health Corporation has identified 80 new COVID-19 cases in the region over the last week as diagnoses hit record highs across the state of Alaska. On Tuesday, August 24...
By Diana Haecker Tuesday, five o’clock, was the deadline to file for candidacy in the October municipal elections and only a few candidates decided to throw their hat in the ring. Up for election is...
By Julia Lerner Tensions flared during Thursday’s Port Commission meeting as commissioners discussed exploring changes to the current wharfarge tariff charges for rock, sand and gravel cargo...
The Nome Common Council voted down installing a new port tariff to accommodate a reques from a port commissioner.
By Diana Haecker The better part of Mondays’ Nome Common Council meeting was spent on a discussion relating to a port tariff adjustment request brought to the panel by the Port Commission. Chair of...
By Julia Lerner Over the last week, Norton Sound Health Corporation has identified 128 new COVID-19 cases across the region. With four cases recovering, this brings the total number of active cases...
By Julia Lerner Current arctic sea ice cover is at its lowest levels since before 1850 and is likely to reach practically ice-free conditions at its summer minimum at least once before 2050,...
Last week Superior Court Judge Josie Garton ruled that the state Office of Management and Budget is permanently prohibited from sweeping the PCE endowment fund into the Constitutional Budget Reserve...
By Julia Lerner Amidst the surge of COVID-19 cases in Stebbins, Norton Sound Health Corporation has identified a second outbreak in the village of St. Michael, where there are currently nine active...
By Julia Lerner The population of the Nome Census Area, comprised of Nome and 15 indigenous villages across Norton Sound and the Bering Strait, grew by more than 550 people in the last decade,...
The NSEDC board of directors voted to oust Nome Representative Adem Boeckmann.
By Julia Lerner The Norton Sound Economic Development Corporation’s board voted to oust the Nome representative from its board of directors last week, triggering a special election to  fill the seat...

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