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Villes(s) Nome
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  • Council votes to support NCC’s Housing First project
    par admin le 14/01/2022 à 2:41

    By Diana Haecker In its first meeting of the new year, the Nome Common Council had a light agenda to work through on Monday, but made two significant decisions: the four present council members voted to advance another extension of the Emergency Ordinance that gives the city manager power to act […]

  • COVID cases rise to 100 in region
    par admin le 14/01/2022 à 2:32

    By Peter Loewi As active COVID-19 cases hit 100, in front of a masked public, a masked Nome Common Council on Monday voted to advance an extension of an emergency ordinance designed to give the city manager the power to swiftly take measures aimed at reducing the impact and spread of COVID-19. The […]

  • First baby of 2022
    par admin le 14/01/2022 à 2:30

    By Reba Lean, NSHC Felicia Ahkvaluk and Jeffrey Kimoktoak welcomed the region’s first baby of the new year on Tuesday, Jan. 4. Born at 9:05 a.m., Malachai Edward Kimoktoak made his grand entrance just a few days later than expected at the Norton Sound Regional Hospital. “I felt like […]

  • Nanooks win Subway Showdown
    par admin le 14/01/2022 à 2:28

    By Peter Loewi The home teams won five of their combined six games at last week’s Subway Showdown Basketball Tournament, held in Nome. The Nanook boys were the tournament champions, winning all three of their games, while the Girls came in second after two wins and a loss. Thursday through […]

  • Storm pummels region with high winds
    par admin le 08/01/2022 à 12:03

    By Peter Loewi The Seward Peninsula was battered by a series of storms that culminated in disruptive storm on Dec. 28 with wild temperature swings and strong winds recording at 70 miles per hour on Tuesday, Dec. 28, at the Nome airport. The FAA weather station at Savoonga recorded sustained winds […]

  • 2021 Year in Review
    par admin le 06/01/2022 à 11:51

    January Rioters storm U.S. Capitol On January 6, Congress met in a joint session to tally Electoral College votes, the final step in certifying the 2020 election, but what is typically an uneventful and largely symbolic process turned violent, as thousands of supporters of President Donald Trump […]

  • Police warns of movie money in circulation
    par admin le 06/01/2022 à 11:33

    By Peter Loewi Several bills of “Movie Money” have been found circulating in Nome. Residents – and especially businesses – should be aware that this movie prop looks very similar to legal tender. Nome Police Department’s Deputy Chief of Police Robert Pruckner said […]

  • Region sees 41 active COVID cases
    par admin le 06/01/2022 à 11:31

    By Peter Loewi COVID cases in the region jumped over the holidays and the weekend. Nineteen cases were identified between Thursday, December 30, 2021 and Sunday, January 2, 2022 and 30 more on Monday, January 3. Currently, there are 41 active cases in the region: 25 in Nome, 10 in St. Michael, […]

  • Storms hit region with high winds, snow and then rain
    par admin le 01/01/2022 à 2:01

    By Peter Loewi Strong south winds hit 71 miles per hour in St. Michael, Shishmaref had its sea ice blown away and the Nome Airport saw 0.64 inches of precipitation – mostly in the form of rain - last weekend. The storm that hit on Saturday, Dec. 18 and continued all day Sunday brought the […]

  • Increase in shipping traffic will cause sound pollution
    par admin le 01/01/2022 à 1:56

    By Peter Loewi The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s 2021 Arctic Report Card was released last week and among reports documenting rising surface air and ocean temperatures and decrease in sea ice, one study stood out as to be of interest to coastal communities along the […]

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