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ICE COVER— Some sea ice remains off Oliktok Point, where the fault in the Quintillion fiberoptic cable occurred. A repair ship is underway to fix the break.
Seven weeks after Quintillion’s fiberoptic cable experienced a catastrophic failure and caused a widespread internet outage in northwestern Alaska from Utqiagvik to Nome, the cable repair vessel...
REVITALIZING — Amber Cunningham, at center, has helped bring the new dance group to life in Unalakleet.
Click here to see more images. On a bright Sunday evening in July, a group of ten kids and adults gathered inside Unalakleet’s community center. They took out drums borrowed from the school, pushed a...
Residents of the Bering Strait region are urged to use caution and stay informed when harvesting certain seafoods this summer. High concentrations of harmful algae called Alexandrium catenella have...
OATH OF OFFICE— Mayor John Handeland administers the oath of office to Chelsea Griffin and Leighton McNabb as NPD Deputy Chief Will Crockett looks on.
The Nome Common Council in last Monday’s regular meeting approved unanimously a resolution hiring Cheryl Thompson on as Carrie M. McLain Memorial Museum’s new director. Thompson worked at City Hall...
NEW MUSEUM DIRECTOR— The Nome Common Council confirmed on Monday the hiring of Cheryl Thompson as the new Carrie M. McLain Memorial Museum director
On Monday, July 24 the Nome Common Council gave its unanimous approval of hiring long-time city employee Cheryl Thompson as the Director of the Carrie M. McLain Memorial Museum. Andrew Lee sitting...
By Megan Gannon Around this time last year, a colorless but toxic bloom of harmful algae was detected in the Bering Sea, prompting warnings about consuming some marine resources. This summer, no...
NEW— Satellite dishes are set up on a connex near the powerplant to help Nome as it currently experiences slow internet speeds.
Since the June 11 failure of the Quintillion fiberoptic cable, Nome’s residents, businesses and government have been trying to find solutions to retain some sort of internet connectivity to keep...
DISCOVERY TOURS — Robin Johnson and Diana Adams help cruise ship passengers navigate Nome.
On Tuesday, Nome saw its first cruise ship visit of the year. Hurtigruten Expeditions’ MS Roald Amundsen docked in port for a changeover day for two groups of luxury cruise ship passengers—one group...
Graphite One man camp near Imuruk Basin.
Graphite One is getting a big injection of taxpayer dollars to support its mine development. The U.S. Department of Defense announced on Monday that it will award Graphite One $37.5 million to help...
VISIT— Senator Lisa Murkowski, second from left, checks out a core sample at the Graphite One exploratory drill site, on Saturday, July 8.
U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski toured Graphite One’s exploratory drill site in the Kigluaik Mountains during a short visit to the region on Saturday. Murkowski has voiced support for the company, which is...

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