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  • Murkowski introduces sweeping Arctic bill, calling for year-round military presence at Port of Nome, Port Clarence
    par admin le 11/08/2022 à 11:57

    By Peter Loewi Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski last week introduced to the Senate the Arctic Commitment Act, addressing Arctic security, shipping, and research, among other topics she deemed national priorities. The legislation aims “to enhance the United States’ standing as an Arctic […]

  • Region has 23 active COVID cases
    par admin le 11/08/2022 à 11:56

    By Peter Loewi Alaska remains the state with the highest case rate in the country, an unfortunate distinction since late May. A large portion of the cases are in non-resident tourists who continue to spread the virus in communities they visit. Cases in resident Alaskans also rose 11 percent over […]

  • Governor visits Nome, listens to report on energy
    par admin le 11/08/2022 à 11:55

    By Peter Loewi Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy was in Nome last Friday for talks with the City of Nome, a listening session about energy with selected community members, a short meeting with Graphite One, and an interview with The Nome Nugget. The governor was originally scheduled to visit Nome at […]

  • DNR posts trespass notices on Kougarok Road cabins
    par admin le 05/08/2022 à 1:57

    By Peter Loewi On June 15, the Department of Natural Resources posted notices of trespass on 10 camps on the Kougarok Road, a shock to some whose cabins had been there for decades. The 10 camps, cabins, and staging areas are spread out between mile 21 and 35, and mile 78 and 85. Diana Adams, who […]

  • COVID infection numbers are slightly rising
    par admin le 05/08/2022 à 1:13

    By Peter Loewi The Nome Census Area returned to the CDC’s “high” community transmission level last week after a small infection surge was detected in Nome and five surrounding villages. As of press time on Tuesday, there are 19 active cases in the region: Twelve in Nome, three […]

  • Legislation signed to update legal definition of consent
    par admin le 05/08/2022 à 1:12

    By Megan Gannon Under current Alaska state law, it’s not enough for a victim of a sexual assault to say “No” to prove that consent wasn’t given. The use of force or the threat of death or physical injury must be involved in the crime. That will change come January. Last […]

  • North Pacific Fisheries Management Council holds listening session in Nome
    par admin le 30/07/2022 à 3:04

    North Pacific Fisheries Management Council members, including NOAA Regional Administrator Jon Kurland and Alaska Department of Fish and Game Commissioner Doug Vincent-Lang, visited Nome and Unalakleet last week on invitation from Kawerak to hear local observations about marine ecosystems. In a […]

  • Covid cases stay steady
    par admin le 30/07/2022 à 3:02

    By: Megan GannonCOVID-19 transmission remains widespread in Alaska, as variants of the virus continue to spread, even among those who have been vaccinated. Norton Sound Health Corporation’s Medical Director Dr. Mark Peterson emphasized that “the vaccines and boosters have been very […]

  • Nome welcomes its first cruise ship in three years
    par admin le 30/07/2022 à 3:01

    By: Megan GannonThe visitors clad in red coats and yellow hoods came ashore under the cover of gray rain clouds. Most had white hair. Many spoke in French, German or Canadian accents. First there were just a few, but by Saturday afternoon, the town was bustling with hundreds of cruise ship […]

  • Nome DMV temporarily suspended availability of road tests
    par admin le 23/07/2022 à 1:47

    By Megan Gannon Landon Wieler of Nome turned 16 in June. He hoped that milestone birthday would come with an American rite of passage: getting a driver’s license. He had his lerner’s permit for a year and had been putting in time behind the wheel with instruction from his family. But […]

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