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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...
The White House on Tuesday released the latest version of its National Climate Assessment. The report outlines the increasing threats the country faces due to rising temperatures and the gaps that...
Norton Sound Health Corporation is in talks with the City of Nome to take over the city’s volunteer ambulance service and bring it under the health corporation’s umbrella. The City of Nome has...
A snow storm caused delays in flight traffic.
A winter storm last Sunday with peak winds at 46 mph as reported by the National Weather Service, blanketed Nome with snow, but rising temperatures and wind-driven rain turned the snow into slush....

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