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A search team recovered the bodies of a couple who got caught in a storm between Teller and Nome as they traveled the 70 miles from Teller on Sunday. Alaska State Troopers said that Dustin...
Nome and Teller search and rescue groups are searching for two overdue travelers from Teller to Nome who left Teller in the evening around 5 p.m. on Sunday December 10 on a single snowmachine and...
Update: The Governor on Dec. 8 issued a disaster declaration, which  activates the state’s Public Assistance program and can reimburse local governments and certain non-profits for repairs to...
Spotted seal mother with pup.
Microplastic pollution has contaminated nearly every inch of the natural world. Tiny plastic strands have been discovered at the bottom of the Marianas Trench in the Pacific Ocean and at the top of...
Nome’s swimming pool was supposed to open in September after an overhaul this summer, returning the pool back to a chorine system after the saltwater system eroded the pool equipment. Repeated...
The City of Nome and Bering Straits Native Corporation are discussing expanding the Cape Nome jetty to ease the transport of rock from the adjacent rock quarry.
The City of Nome and Bering Straits Native Corporation are discussing expanding the Cape Nome jetty to ease the transport of rock from the adjacent rock quarry. “There have been discussions about...
The City of Diomede building, pictured in the center, slid off its foundation and rests against the green school house.
On Sunday, at about 11:30 a.m. the city building at Little Diomede slid off its aged, wooden foundational stilts. It is now leaning precariously against the school building, located downhill.   The...
During its regular meeting last Thursday, Nome’s Port Commission heard that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is finalizing its call for bids from contractors to work on the first phase of the port’s...
The fall moose hunt around Nome has been ultra-competitive in recent years. Hunters in Game Management Unit 22C know that each September they have only a short window to find a bull. For the last...
ERODED— During last week’s storm, the Chukchi Sea facing shoreline of Sarichef Island was pounded by high waters and eroded into the sea.
High winds that pushed water high up on south facing shores of the Seward Peninsula cause shoreline erosion on the Chukchi Sea coast of Shishmaref, last week.   Videos posted on social media showed...

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