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VETERANS — Army Sergeant William Smith and Air National Guard Staff Sergeant Wanda Solomon-Parsons salute each other after the veterans’ walk at AFN on Thursday morning.
The Alaska Federation of Natives met last week for its annual convention, and on Saturday, delegates gathered to consider resolutions that would set their political agenda for the next year. With...
FAMILY — Chris Apassingok (center) stands with his brother Chase (left) as well as his partner Ina and their baby Gracelyn during the screening of “One With The Whale.”
On a windy, cloudy day among floating chunks of sea ice off the coast of Gambell, young hunter Chris Apassingok races toward a bowhead with his family’s whaling crew. So begins the new documentary “...
HONORED — Etta Tall, a tribal healer at NSHC, was give the Della Keats “Healing Hands” award at AFN this year.
By Megan Gannon No annual meeting of the Alaska Federation of Natives would be complete without awards, and the Bering Straits section of the Dena’ina Center had a few reasons to get on their feet...
The Nome Common Council and the School Board met in a joint session to discuss the problem of vaping in Nome schools.
The Nome Public Schools Board of Education and the Nome Common Council met on Monday in a joint work session to discuss the issue of vaping in schools. For an hour and a half, the discussion centered...
An anonymous former Bering Straits Native Corporation employee identified as “Jane Doe” filed two civil lawsuits with the Nome court in late September. At the heart of the lawsuits are allegations of...
MOVING & GROOVING— The St. Lawrence Island Dance Group performs at the Indigenous Peoples’ Day celebration at the Rec Center on Monday, Oct. 9.
A grand celebration of culture and family took place Monday in the Rec Center. Nomeites gathered in the afternoon and stayed into the evening to celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Though it’s not a...
The Northern Justice Project has filed a class action lawsuit against the Alaska Department of Corrections on behalf of Alaskans who have been taken into custody and not put in front of a judge...
ity Clerk Bryant Hammond and Election Judge Lloyd Perrigo look over election results on Tuesday, Oct. 3.
Municipal election results are in and canvassed by the Nome Common Council. Mayor: John Handeland. Council seat A: Adam Martinson. Council seat B: Maggie Miller. Utility Board A: Patrick Knodel....
With the summer subsistence season wrapping up, late September is always a good time to gather in the Bering Strait region. Dozens of dancers, drummers and singers traveled to Teller last weekend for...
FINAL REPORT— NPD Chief Mike Heintzelman delivers the police report at the PSAC meeting.
In his last report to the Public Safety Advisory Commission, PSAC for short,  Nome Police Chief Mike Heintzelman told the panel on Monday night that the police department is in better shape than he...

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