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Joseph Balderas
A jury of six came to the unanimous conclusion that Joseph Balderas, who went missing almost a year ago, is dead. A driver had seen Balderas, 36, on Saturday, June 25, last summer at Mile 44 on the...
  The Nome Planning Commission was set to take up junk again Tuesday evening at a work session before its meeting, then hash it some more during the meeting.  In Nome, lots of folks, from the...
  Drinking rum with friends at Cabin Rock on Memorial Day evening ended with Steven Gillette, 25, facing criminal charges of Class C Felony assault and Driving Under the Influence, according to...
RUSSIAN RESEARCH VESSEL— The Russian research vessel Professor Multanovskiy is docked at the City of Nome harbor on June 1
  The Russian research vessel Professor Multanovskiy was in Nome from May 31 to June 1. The United States Fish and Wildlife Service chartered the vessel to conduct a research cruise aimed at...
ROUNDTABLE – City Manager Tom Moran speaks during a meeting addressing education and workforce needs in the region.
On Tuesday, May 23, employees from several entities of the Nome community met with Department of Education and Early Development Commissioner Michael Johnson and Department of Labor and Workforce...
WHERE THERE’S SMOKE—Rapid response and thick sheetrock inside limited loss to mostly smoke damage when Twin Dragon Restaurant caught fire just before midnight Thursday, May 25.
Fire code observance, quick response and a merciful wind kept a downtown restaurant from bursting into a full blaze Thursday night at midnight. The fire, attributed to electrical issues, broke out...
On May 4, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 1628, also known at the American Health Care Act of 2017, or AHCA for short. The bill has been introduced as a “repeal and replace” solution for...
The Nome Common Council voted Monday evening to pull down last year’s 11-mill property tax rate to 10 mills for next year’s budget. Goodie! That means a drop in property tax? Not necessarily, as...
Alaska State Troopers arrested William Mathisen Jr. on May 18 on an outstanding arrest warrant for the sale of heroin in Nome. The Nome Western Alaska Narcotics Team had been investigating Mathisen...
EROSION AFFECTING ALASKA VILLAGES— On Friday, May 19 at the UAA Institute of Social and Economic Research in Anchorage, Robin Bronen, Executive Director of the Alaska Institute for Justice and Senior Research Scientist at UAF Institute of Arctic Biology, points out 15 villages throughout Alaska that are imminently threatened by erosion due to climate change.
On Friday, May 19, Robin Bronen, Executive Director of the Alaska Institute for Justice and Senior Research Scientist at UAF Institute of Arctic Biology, gave a lunchtime talk at the UAA Institute of...

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