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A Savoonga woman was arrested on Wednesday, Dec. 20 after authorities found her in possession of 119 blue “M30” Fentanyl pills and alcohol, after she checked in at Bering Air for a flight to Savoonga...
Law enforcement last week intercepted a package containing 88.7 grams of methamphetamine shipped from California to Toby Ernst in Nome. Nome and Kotzebue Alaska State Troopers Statewide Drug...
A Koyuk man is charged with murder in the first degree after a shooting on December 30, 2023. According to Alaska State Troopers, 35-year-old Franklin Adams of Koyuk shot and killed his 74-year-old...
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is seeking public comments on so-called D-1 lands that cover 28 million acres in Alaska and could soon lose federal protections. The lands were set aside under...
TREE LIGHTING — Unalakleet lit its Christmas tree on Dec. 1.
December brings the return of annual holiday gatherings across the region. There will be races, feasts, basketball tournaments and other decades-old traditions. The Nome Nugget reached out to...
The Nome Common Council listens to testimony by people in the audience during a work session on Monday, Dec. 11 as the ponder the question to keep operating a Nome Ambulance department or to hand over the service to NSHC.
In a work session the Nome Common Council discussed again whether to retain the city-run volunteer ambulance department or if it makes sense to hand the service over to Norton Sound Health...
A HOT SUMMER — This map included in the 2023 Arctic Report Card shows surface temperatures in July-September 2023 compared to the 1991-2020 average. The darkest red areas were 7.2 degrees Fahrenheit or more above average. The graph to the right shows summer temperatures each year from 1940-2023, tracking rapid warming in recent decades.
The Arctic is warming up to four times as fast as the rest of the world, and in 2023, the region experienced its sixth warmest year on record, according to an annual assessment. The planet saw its...
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...

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