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BROTHERS—Keith and Clark Reddaway continue their father’s legacy at Builders Industrial Supply, this year celebrating 50 years in business.
By Megan Gannon When the Nugget reached out to Clark Reddaway for an interview about the 50th anniversary of Builders Industrial Supply, he refused at first: “Any 30 minutes I give you is 30 minutes...
By Miriam Trujillo It’s the holiday season, and festive cheer is sweeping the Bering Strait region.  The Nome Nugget reached out to communities in our region to find out what holiday traditions make...
By Megan Gannon For those living in the Bering Sea region, the trends explained in the latest Arctic Report Card won’t come as a surprise. There’s more rain, higher temperatures and less sea ice....
By Diana Haecker At last Monday’s regular Nome Common Council meeting City Manager Glenn Steckman announced the mechanism through which the city will disperse a one-time NSEDC fuel subsidy to...
By Megan Gannon Last week a musk ox gored Shawn Pomrenke’s 10-year-old Malamute named Kona outside of his family’s man camp near the Old Glacier Creek Road. Pomrenke told the Nugget that Kona had...
By Megan Gannon On December 1, the Dunleavy administration rolled out changes to Medicaid coverage for dental services in Alaska that some practitioners fear will lead to delays in treatment for...
Curtis Worland
Alaska State Troopers said on Tuesday that Curtis Worland, a Court Service Officer for the Nome AST post, was killed by a musk ox in the afternoon. Trooper spokesperson Austin McDaniel said that...
By Diana Haecker The Nome Common Council last week passed a resolution that allows the City to enter into a memorandum of understanding with Nome’s liquor package stores with the stated goal to curb...
ICY WIRES— A NJUS line crew was busy removing ice from wires on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2022.
By Diana Haecker A week of several freeze and thaw cycles left Nome and the region with puddles on ice and scenes that look more like breakup in spring rather than the customary snowy landscape of...
FIREMEN’S CARNIVAL IS BACK— After a two-year pandemic-induced hiatus, the first Saturday in December saw again the Firemen’s Carnival at the Rec Center in Nome.
By Megan Gannon Hundreds of Nomeites and visitors from the surrounding villages packed into the Nome Recreation Center for the first Firemen’s Carnival since 2019. Kids stood in line for face-...

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