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Norton Sounds brings first-ever MRI to Nome area - Health Data Management

Norton Sounds brings first-ever MRI to Nome area  Health Data Management

Norton Sound Health, a tribally owned organization serving 10000 residents across 16 communities in Alaska, recently went live with its first-ever MRI imaging ...

Published on 19 July 2019 | 9:31 pm


Low Levels of Algal Toxins in Northern Bering Sea of Interest to Scientists and Residents - Knom

Low Levels of Algal Toxins in Northern Bering Sea of Interest to Scientists and Residents  Knom

Algal toxins are not new to Alaskan waters, but experts say their presence in low levels among marine life in the Bering Strait has not been seen in this northern ...

Published on 18 July 2019 | 10:02 pm


Nome Nordic Hits Bullseye - Knom

Nome Nordic Hits Bullseye  Knom

Nome Nordic Club biathlon team is preparing for their upcoming competitions, as members of the team finished the third and final day of their camp at the Sunset ...

Published on 17 July 2019 | 11:49 pm


Legislature seeks new path to fund vetoed programs - KTOO

Legislature seeks new path to fund vetoed programs  KTOO

While the Legislature failed last week to override Gov. Mike Dunleavy's vetoes, lawmakers are trying again to fund the vetoed programs in a new bill. A draft bill ...

Published on 16 July 2019 | 2:01 am


Man dies after going overboard tug off Nome coast - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Man dies after going overboard tug off Nome coast  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska State Troopers say a 56-year-old Washington state man died after he fell overboard from a tug towing a barge off the ...

Published on 16 July 2019 | 12:28 am


Aurora police investigate Sunday night homicide - The Denver Post

Aurora police investigate Sunday night homicide  The Denver Post

Aurora police said the man, shot near where 13th Avenue crosses Newark and Nome streets, died at a hospital.

Published on 15 July 2019 | 4:19 am


National Guard Resumes Use of Nome Armory, Staffed Full-Time Again - Knom

National Guard Resumes Use of Nome Armory, Staffed Full-Time Again  Knom

Nome now has a full-time Guardsman working at the local armory following more than a decade without the National Guard's presence in Western Alaska.

Published on 11 July 2019 | 10:47 pm


Warmer waters believed to be main cause for dead pink salmon in Norton Sound - KTOO

Warmer waters believed to be main cause for dead pink salmon in Norton Sound  KTOO

Norton Sound residents have reported salmon die-offs in unusually large numbers during the last week.

Published on 11 July 2019 | 7:00 am


Nome Is in Third Attempt to Find a New City Manager - Knom

Nome Is in Third Attempt to Find a New City Manager  Knom

It's been ten months since Nome's former City Manager, Tom Moran, offered his resignation to the City Council. In the meantime, the application period for City ...

Published on 10 July 2019 | 7:00 am


Nome Inupiaq School Aims for 2020 Launch - Knom

Nome Inupiaq School Aims for 2020 Launch  Knom

Bilingual schools for early child learning have long been a priority of those pushing for Alaska Native language revitalization. As debates over public education ...

Published on 9 July 2019 | 7:00 am


Port Repairs Will Cost City of Nome More Than a Million - Knom

Port Repairs Will Cost City of Nome More Than a Million  Knom

The Nome City Council passed one resolution on Monday night from an already minimal agenda. Emergency repairs will be made to the Port's Westgold Dock at ...

Published on 9 July 2019 | 7:00 am


Budget cuts cost Nome its youth facility - Alaska Public Media News

Budget cuts cost Nome its youth facility  Alaska Public Media News

Governor Mike Dunleavy's line item vetoes — if they are not over-ridden by the Legislature — have resulted in the closure of the Nome Youth Facility.

Published on 9 July 2019 | 7:00 am


Gov. Dunleavy's vetoes could shut down the Nome Youth Facility - KTUU.com

Gov. Dunleavy's vetoes could shut down the Nome Youth Facility  KTUU.com

Gov. Mike Dunleavy's budget vetoes could shut down a youth detention facility serving much of Northwestern Alaska.

Published on 7 July 2019 | 7:00 am


From Krill to Whales, Marine Life Is Washing Up Dead in the Bering Strait - Knom

From Krill to Whales, Marine Life Is Washing Up Dead in the Bering Strait  Knom

Throughout the month of June, dead marine life was being reported on a weekly basis in the Bering Strait region. First it was a dead walrus in St. Michael, then a ...

Published on 5 July 2019 | 7:00 am


Nome Plant Symposium Finds Sustenance in Indigenous Roots (and Flowers, Too) - Knom

Nome Plant Symposium Finds Sustenance in Indigenous Roots (and Flowers, Too)  Knom

Last week, Norton Sound Health Corporation held its first ever Plant Symposium in Nome, funded by the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium. The mini grant ...

Published on 3 July 2019 | 7:00 am


Story49: Nome Brothers Summit Denali - Knom

Story49: Nome Brothers Summit Denali  Knom

Back at the end of high school, the two made a pact to climb up and ski down North America's tallest peak. After a failed attempt last year, they finally made it to ...

Published on 2 July 2019 | 7:00 am


NASA Researchers' First Visit to Nome Focuses on Satellites, Yukon River Plume - Knom

NASA Researchers' First Visit to Nome Focuses on Satellites, Yukon River Plume  Knom

Scientists from all over the world come to Nome each summer for various research projects. The first wave of studies this season included researchers from the ...

Published on 2 July 2019 | 7:00 am


Dust on the beach at Nome creates Rush - North of 60 Mining News

Dust on the beach at Nome creates Rush  North of 60 Mining News

Alaska, the Last Frontier, it is home to some of the most influential pioneering and mining discoveries in history. A rich wilderness still rife with.

Published on 29 June 2019 | 7:00 am


The Nome Static, July 2019 (Print Layout) - Knom

The Nome Static, July 2019 (Print Layout)  Knom

... ← 'Dear Friend of KNOM…' (July 2019)ADF&G Is 'Watching Chum' in Norton Sound Through Commercial Catches →. Leave a Reply Cancel reply. Prayers.

Published on 27 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Nome Has a Budget for 2020, But It Comes With a Shortfall - Knom

Nome Has a Budget for 2020, But It Comes With a Shortfall  Knom

Nome will likely be taking $1.4 million out of savings to pay for the fiscal year 2020 budget. The City Council passed the new budget unanimously without much ...

Published on 26 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Home sweet Nome: Two women will market wool, much more in old North Dakota school house - Tri-State Livestock News

Home sweet Nome: Two women will market wool, much more in old North Dakota school house  Tri-State Livestock News

Two North Dakota women have been paving a new path for their passions, and expanding to share it with others. Shepherd Industries, LLC is the collaboration ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Amarok Is Sitnasuak's New Board Chair; Leaders Say Corporation Has 'Evolved' Since Lawsuit - Knom

Amarok Is Sitnasuak's New Board Chair; Leaders Say Corporation Has 'Evolved' Since Lawsuit  Knom

Sitnasuak Native Corporation (SNC) has appointed new members to its Board of Directors, including a named defendant from a previous lawsuit filed by the ...

Published on 20 June 2019 | 7:00 am


A Deep Draft Port in Nome? Citizens' Reactions Are Mixed - Knom

A Deep Draft Port in Nome? Citizens' Reactions Are Mixed  Knom

Nome residents had the chance to share their thoughts about a potential deep draft port in Nome Tuesday night during a “community outreach” meeting hosted ...

Published on 20 June 2019 | 7:00 am


At Last Meeting of Year, Nome Schools Hires New Director of Federal Programs - Knom

At Last Meeting of Year, Nome Schools Hires New Director of Federal Programs  Knom

Starting this August, Nome Superintendent Jamie Burgess will no longer juggle two positions, as the district just hired a new Director of Federal Programs.

Published on 20 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Wellness Center Under Construction in Nome; Could Help Address Public Intoxication - Knom

Wellness Center Under Construction in Nome; Could Help Address Public Intoxication  Knom

Construction resumes on a regional Wellness Center which is anticipated to be open within two years (April 2021). The multi-faceted facility currently being built ...

Published on 11 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Independence of Nome's New Public Safety Commission Will Be an Asset, Advocates Say - Knom

Independence of Nome's New Public Safety Commission Will Be an Asset, Advocates Say  Knom

This commission comes after months of work between civilian activists and the local city government. This isn't just a first for Nome; elements of the ordinance ...

Published on 10 June 2019 | 7:00 am


'Self-Help' Housing Project Needs Land to Get Off Ground in Nome - Knom

'Self-Help' Housing Project Needs Land to Get Off Ground in Nome  Knom

Rural Alaska Community Action Program (RurAL CAP) is looking to build eight units in Nome as part of a mutual “self-help” housing pilot project.

Published on 5 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Nome police begin audit on 14 years of cases, training with FBI - KNBA

Nome police begin audit on 14 years of cases, training with FBI  KNBA

For more than a year, Nome community members have pushed the Nome Police Department to change the way sexual assault cases are handled . Now, the ...

Published on 31 May 2019 | 7:00 am


City of Nome May Use Savings to Balance FY '20 Budget - Knom

City of Nome May Use Savings to Balance FY '20 Budget  Knom

The City of Nome is closer to passing a fiscal year 2020 budget. But in order to pass the desired budget, the city will have to use savings. Councilmembers ...

Published on 31 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Brothers from Nome first to summit Denali this season - KTUU.com

Brothers from Nome first to summit Denali this season  KTUU.com

Two brothers from Nome were the first to summit Denali, the highest mountain peak in North America, this season.

Published on 31 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Nome citizens continue to have concerns about police department - KNBA

Nome citizens continue to have concerns about police department  KNBA

For nearly a year, Nome citizens have publicly cried out for transparency and accountability from their police department. In September, the department.

Published on 30 May 2019 | 7:00 am


With Nome Port Plans Refined, Army Corps Seeks Feedback on Deep-Draft Ambitions - Knom

With Nome Port Plans Refined, Army Corps Seeks Feedback on Deep-Draft Ambitions  Knom

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers modification feasibility study extends the existing West causeway at the Nome port by 3,484 feet (or nearly two thirds of a ...

Published on 20 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Nome Becomes First Alaska City to Ensure Civilian Oversight and Accountability for Local Police - Alaska Native News

Nome Becomes First Alaska City to Ensure Civilian Oversight and Accountability for Local Police  Alaska Native News

Anchorage, Alaska – In 2017, Clarice Hardy, then a Nome Police dispatcher, reported to police that she was sexually assaulted in her apartment. The morning ...

Published on 15 May 2019 | 7:00 am


With Visiting Artist at Their Side, Nome Students Paint Mural Inspired by Their Hometown - Knom

With Visiting Artist at Their Side, Nome Students Paint Mural Inspired by Their Hometown  Knom

Soon to be adding color to the city's streets is a new mural painted by students at Anvil City Science Academy (ACSA) depicting life in Nome. The artwork was ...

Published on 14 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Saving the Nome Schoolhouse - Times Record

Saving the Nome Schoolhouse  Times Record

By Ellie Boese [email protected] Nome, North Dakota, sits about a 30-mile drive southwest from Valley City in Barnes County. The town got its start in the ...

Published on 13 May 2019 | 7:00 am


'Reported accidental shooting' at G & A Turf Farm near Nome leaves one man injured - 12newsnow.com KBMT-KJAC

'Reported accidental shooting' at G & A Turf Farm near Nome leaves one man injured  12newsnow.com KBMT-KJAC

NOME, Texas — A 'reported accidental shooting' occurred at G & A Turf Farm on Tuesday afternoon. The victim was alert when taken to a local hospital for ...

Published on 7 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Another Busy Season Ends for NEST; Shelter Services in Nome Still Available - Knom

Another Busy Season Ends for NEST; Shelter Services in Nome Still Available  Knom

The only seasonal, cold-weather shelter in Nome will once again be closing its doors, as its six-months operating season ends on the morning of May 1.

Published on 26 April 2019 | 7:00 am


City of Nome again delays reading on public safety commission - Alaska Public Media News

City of Nome again delays reading on public safety commission  Alaska Public Media News

The City of Nome is no closer to having a public safety commission after the City Council decided again to delay the second reading of the ordinance during ...

Published on 24 April 2019 | 7:00 am


'Ragin' Contagion' exercise tests Nome's ability to respond to widespread disease - Alaska Public Media News

'Ragin' Contagion' exercise tests Nome's ability to respond to widespread disease  Alaska Public Media News

The fall of 2018 marked one hundred years since the Spanish flu hit Western Alaska, devastating Alaska Native populations and wiping out some villages in the ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Fire Scars Vacant House in Nome; Cause Is Undetermined - Knom

Fire Scars Vacant House in Nome; Cause Is Undetermined  Knom

update, Wednesday morning, April 24, 2019: The origin of the fire at 103 East 4th Avenue in Nome is still being investigated. The Nome Police Department now ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Jamie Burgess Named Nome Superintendent - Knom

Jamie Burgess Named Nome Superintendent  Knom

Jamie Burgess dropped the word “Interim” from her superintendent title last Thursday, as the Nome School Board elected her the Superintendent of Nome Public ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Nome mayor, ACLU work toward solution for police mishandling of sexual assault cases - KTVA

Nome mayor, ACLU work toward solution for police mishandling of sexual assault cases  KTVA

A group of Alaska Native women say police in Nome have a history of not properly investigating crimes they report. In response, the city council is discussing an ...

Published on 20 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Alaska House Resolution Would Support Arctic Deep Draft Port in Nome - Knom

Alaska House Resolution Would Support Arctic Deep Draft Port in Nome  Knom

The Alaska State Legislature is currently reviewing a resolution that would provide extra support to the City of Nome for a deep draft port. The three-pronged ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Cessna plane crashes near Nome, pilot survives impact, waits out storm - KTUU.com

Cessna plane crashes near Nome, pilot survives impact, waits out storm  KTUU.com

NOME, Alaska (KTUU) - A pilot was found alive after his plane, a small Cessna model, crashed on the Seward Peninsula earlier this week. He was able to ...

Published on 17 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Nome Superintendent Search Is Down to Two Candidates - Knom

Nome Superintendent Search Is Down to Two Candidates  Knom

With two more applicants withdrawing from consideration, the number of finalists for the Nome superintendent position has been cut in half, from four to two.

Published on 16 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Alleged Nome Kidnapping Averted After Driver Became Stuck in Snow - Knom

Alleged Nome Kidnapping Averted After Driver Became Stuck in Snow  Knom

According to Alaska State Troopers (AST), Daniel Ahmasuk of Nome was driving around Glacier Creek Road with an unidentified female passenger on Saturday ...

Published on 15 April 2019 | 7:00 am


KNOM Radio Mission – 780 AM | 96.1 FM | Yours for Western Alaska - Knom

KNOM Radio Mission – 780 AM | 96.1 FM | Yours for Western Alaska  Knom

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Published on 10 April 2019 | 6:14 pm


Nome Police Rescue Youth From Drifting Sea Ice - Knom

Nome Police Rescue Youth From Drifting Sea Ice  Knom

This past weekend, the Nome Police Department twice responded to search-and-rescue requests for people stranded on sea ice. According to an NPD dispatch, ...

Published on 10 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Hunter finds two bodies between Nome and Teller - Alaska Public Media News

Hunter finds two bodies between Nome and Teller  Alaska Public Media News

Two bodies have been found between Nome and Teller, southwest of the Sinuk River bridge. Alaska State Trooper spokeswoman, Megan Peters, says the two ...

Published on 9 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Busiest Cruise Ship Season for Nome Coming This Summer - Knom

Busiest Cruise Ship Season for Nome Coming This Summer  Knom

Starting in early July, the first of almost ten cruise ships will pass through the Port of Nome. According to Lucas Stotts, Nome's Harbormaster, this is expected to ...

Published on 9 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Busiest cruise ship season ever for Nome expected this summer - KTOO

Busiest cruise ship season ever for Nome expected this summer  KTOO

The first cruise ship to pass through the Port of Nome will arrive in July. So far, seven ships have booked arrangements to stop in Nome this year.

Published on 9 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Bishop Chad Visits Nome - Knom

Bishop Chad Visits Nome  Knom

Bishop Chad Zielinski recently visited Nome, and KNOM studios, as part of a tour of parishes throughout the Diocese of Fairbanks, which includes the far-flung ...

Published on 4 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Nome Superintendent Search Narrowed to Four Candidates - Knom

Nome Superintendent Search Narrowed to Four Candidates  Knom

The Nome School Board is in the process of selecting a new Superintendent, and at Monday's Executive Session/Special Meeting, they narrowed down the ...

Published on 29 March 2019 | 7:00 am


In Nome Forum, Dunleavy Draws Ire on Budget Cuts; Meeting Changes Format, With Citizens Eager for Discussion - Knom

In Nome Forum, Dunleavy Draws Ire on Budget Cuts; Meeting Changes Format, With Citizens Eager for Discussion  Knom

story by Katie Kazmierski and Emily Hofstaedter. Governor Mike Dunleavy was in Nome Wednesday to discuss his budget presentation with the public at Old St.

Published on 29 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Nome woman arrested after confronting Dunleavy at airport - Alaska Public Media News

Nome woman arrested after confronting Dunleavy at airport  Alaska Public Media News

During Governor Mike Dunleavy's visit to Nome yesterday, which was one of his scheduled “roadshow” stops around the state, he was greeted at the airport by ...

Published on 28 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Botulism Confirmed as Source of Illnesses and Death in Nome This January - Knom

Botulism Confirmed as Source of Illnesses and Death in Nome This January  Knom

Results released yesterday from a State of Alaska epidemiology test show four individuals were hospitalized from a type-E botulism outbreak in Nome earlier ...

Published on 22 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Iditarod XLVII special awards recipients honored at awards banquet in Nome - The Delta Discovery

Iditarod XLVII special awards recipients honored at awards banquet in Nome  The Delta Discovery

The 2019 special awards given to mushers during and after Iditarod XLVII were presented at the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race awards banquet in Nome on ...

Published on 20 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Jessie Royer under the burled arch in Nome - Billings Gazette

Jessie Royer under the burled arch in Nome  Billings Gazette

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Published on 20 March 2019 | 7:00 am


At Nome Banquet, Fans Cheer Iditarod Finishers — And a Few Who Exited the 2019 Race - Knom

At Nome Banquet, Fans Cheer Iditarod Finishers — And a Few Who Exited the 2019 Race  Knom

39 finishers from Iditarod 2019 were celebrated Sunday night at the awards banquet in Nome. In the spotlight was Bethel musher Pete Kaiser, the first Yup'ik ...

Published on 18 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Iditarod Red Lantern Nears Nome - KYUK

Iditarod Red Lantern Nears Nome  KYUK

There seems to be a wait-off between the two teams in the rear of the Iditarod Sled Dog Race. This afternoon, Bethel rookie Victoria Hardwick was eligible.

Published on 17 March 2019 | 7:00 am


2018-19 Snowfall in Nome Has Few Precedents, Climatologists Say - Knom

2018-19 Snowfall in Nome Has Few Precedents, Climatologists Say  Knom

This February was a top month for winter snowfall in Nome's recent history. According to a report from a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ...

Published on 16 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Iditarod Day 14: Nine remaining mushers closing in on Nome - KTUU.com

Iditarod Day 14: Nine remaining mushers closing in on Nome  KTUU.com

Two weeks, just over half of this years field have completed the 1000-mile trip to Nome.

Published on 16 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Rookie Klejka To Nome Today - KYUK

Rookie Klejka To Nome Today  KYUK

Jessica Klejka, racing in the 2019 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, will be on her way to Nome from White Mountain at 10:40 a.m. She got to the checkpoint for.

Published on 15 March 2019 | 5:20 pm


LISTEN: Mackey makes it to Nome for 14th Iditarod finish - KTUU.com

LISTEN: Mackey makes it to Nome for 14th Iditarod finish  KTUU.com

Four-time Iditarod champion Lance Mackey has reached the Burled Arch in Nome after sitting out two consecutive races, and scratching from his most recent ...

Published on 15 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Iditarod Sled Dog Teams Continue Into Nome - KYUK

Iditarod Sled Dog Teams Continue Into Nome  KYUK

Bethel Rookie Victoria Hardwick could make Iditarod history this year. If she gets the red lantern, this will be the first year Bethel mushers have come in.

Published on 14 March 2019 | 9:22 pm


Burled arch and basketball: Nome has plenty of sports history - KTVA

Burled arch and basketball: Nome has plenty of sports history  KTVA

Annual basketball tournament builds friendships and sense of community during Iditarod finish in Nome.

Published on 14 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Alaskan musher wins his first Iditarod, crossing finish line in Nome - Reuters

Alaskan musher wins his first Iditarod, crossing finish line in Nome  Reuters

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - The 1,000-mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race ended in a predawn close finish on the snow-covered streets of Nome on ...

Published on 13 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Dispatches from the Trail: Trail conditions White Mountain to Nome - KTUU.com

Dispatches from the Trail: Trail conditions White Mountain to Nome  KTUU.com

DeeDee Jonrowe shows us the obstacles mushers will face between Elim, White Mountain and Nome. Little McKinley, an uphill climb known for high winds, and ...

Published on 12 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Helicopter lifts 3 men off ice floe drifting off Nome - Anchorage Daily News

Helicopter lifts 3 men off ice floe drifting off Nome  Anchorage Daily News

The ice broke off the main ice shelf along a beach and drifted slowly into the Bering Sea.

Published on 12 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Top Iditarod mushers, 41 minutes apart, near final push to Nome - Midwest Communication

Top Iditarod mushers, 41 minutes apart, near final push to Nome  Midwest Communication

By Yereth Rosen ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, a topsy-turvy slog this year marked by heavy wet snow, occasional rain, ...

Published on 12 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Impact of global warming on Arctic community in Nome, Alaska - Workers World

Impact of global warming on Arctic community in Nome, Alaska  Workers World

Nome, Alaska, had back-to-back blizzards followed by rain, ending a February that saw temperatures in the upper 20s or low 30s. When the rain hit the snow, ...

Published on 11 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Troopers End Their Search for Men Missing on Trip to Nome - U.S. News & World Report

Troopers End Their Search for Men Missing on Trip to Nome  U.S. News & World Report

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska State Troopers are ending their participation in a search for two men missing on a snowmobile trip to Nome.

Published on 6 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Official search for missing snowmachiners near Nome ends - KTVA

Official search for missing snowmachiners near Nome ends  KTVA

Officials with the Alaska Department of Public Safety are ending the search for two missing snowmachiners from Teller who were last seen leaving the Northwest ...

Published on 5 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Army Corps of Engineers Could Choose Plan This Week for Nome Deep-Draft Port - Knom

Army Corps of Engineers Could Choose Plan This Week for Nome Deep-Draft Port  Knom

This Friday may be the day when a tentatively selected plan (TSP) is established for a deep draft port in Nome. According to Joy Baker, Port of Nome Director, ...

Published on 5 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Snowmachiners now missing between Teller, Nome for a week - KTVA

Snowmachiners now missing between Teller, Nome for a week  KTVA

Search efforts are still in progress for a pair of Teller men last seen a week ago leaving the Northwest Alaska village by snowmachine for Nome. Alaska State ...

Published on 5 March 2019 | 8:00 am


'Whiteout conditions' as teams search for 2 missing snowmachiner - KTVA

'Whiteout conditions' as teams search for 2 missing snowmachiner  KTVA

Searchers near Nome are still seeking a pair of snowmachiners who were traveling there from Teller this week, but never arrived.

Published on 1 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Searchers seek 2 overdue on trip from Teller to Nome - KTUU.com

Searchers seek 2 overdue on trip from Teller to Nome  KTUU.com

Two men traveling from Teller to Nome by snowmobile are overdue and the subject of a search.

Published on 1 March 2019 | 8:00 am


The race to Nome - Alaska Public Radio Network

The race to Nome  Alaska Public Radio Network

One thousand miles is a long journey under the best conditions, but behind a dog team, through the wilderness in extreme weather is a daunting challenge.

Published on 28 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Iditaread program sends students on their way to Nome - KTUU.com

Iditaread program sends students on their way to Nome  KTUU.com

Bringing the Iditarod to the classroom, the universal bond between kids and dogs combines in a fun lesson about Alaska's most famous race.

Published on 26 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Nome Mayor, Alaska Municipal League Weigh in on Proposed Budget - Knom

Nome Mayor, Alaska Municipal League Weigh in on Proposed Budget  Knom

The Alaska Municipal League held its annual winter meeting in the state capitol earlier this week to discuss Governor Mike Dunleavy's proposed budget and the ...

Published on 22 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Morgan and Olds Lead as Iron Dog Departs Nome - Knom

Morgan and Olds Lead as Iron Dog Departs Nome  Knom

Snowmachines roared as Mike Morgan and Chris Olds took off at exactly 8am Thursday for the Iron Dog halfway restart in Nome. Morgan and Olds are currently ...

Published on 21 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Iron Dog Day 4: Rest and Repair in Nome as teams' wrenching skills are put on the clock - KTUU.com

Iron Dog Day 4: Rest and Repair in Nome as teams' wrenching skills are put on the clock  KTUU.com

Iron Dog teams take the race inside for 'Wrench Day,' where every minute matters.

Published on 20 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Iron Dog Day 3: First teams make it to Nome - KTUU.com

Iron Dog Day 3: First teams make it to Nome  KTUU.com

The first teams have made it to the turnaround point in Nome in Iron Dog 36.

Published on 19 February 2019 | 8:00 am


With New MRI, Nome Hospital Aims for Specialized Care Closer to Home - Knom

With New MRI, Nome Hospital Aims for Specialized Care Closer to Home  Knom

Patients in the Norton Sound region will soon have the option to stay in Nome for their MRI needs. Yesterday marked the grand opening of Norton Sound Health ...

Published on 31 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Nome's Deep Draft Port Review Process Could See Delays if Government Shutdown Returns - Knom

Nome's Deep Draft Port Review Process Could See Delays if Government Shutdown Returns  Knom

Progress for a deep draft port in Nome remains steady, despite uncertainty over another federal government shutdown while temporary funding is currently in ...

Published on 30 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Alaska schools pay a price for the nation’s slowest internet, but change is coming - The Hechinger Report

Alaska schools pay a price for the nation’s slowest internet, but change is coming  The Hechinger Report

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Published on 28 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Nome Is Where The Heart Is: Schoolhouse Rebirth - KVRR

Nome Is Where The Heart Is: Schoolhouse Rebirth  KVRR

NOME, N.D. – Time has a funny way of working. It can crumble buildings. But time can also stand still, preserving memories for generations. In a small town ...

Published on 21 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Pending Inspection, Second Marijuana Cultivation Facility to Open in Nome - Knom

Pending Inspection, Second Marijuana Cultivation Facility to Open in Nome  Knom

A second marijuana business will soon open in Nome, according to the Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office (AMCO). Nome Grown LLC, owned by Nome ...

Published on 18 January 2019 | 8:00 am


For New Nome Police Chief, 'It's a Must to Communicate' - Knom

For New Nome Police Chief, 'It's a Must to Communicate'  Knom

Chief Robert Estes joined the Nome Police Department amid a time when civilian distrust was high. Concerned citizens crowded City Council meetings with ...

Published on 17 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Several Close Games at Nome's 2019 Subway Showdown - Knom

Several Close Games at Nome's 2019 Subway Showdown  Knom

Nome-Beltz High School hosted Unalakleet, Grace Christian, and Petersburg over the weekend for the 2019 Nome Subway Showdown. The basketball ...

Published on 8 January 2019 | 8:00 am


'We're still not safe': Nome reckons with sexual assaults - KTOO

'We're still not safe': Nome reckons with sexual assaults  KTOO

For months, the city of Nome has been grappling with calls for reform in a system that many claim ignores assault reports from Alaska Native women.

Published on 13 December 2018 | 8:00 am


TelAlaska provides first internet through fiber packages for Nome residents, with limitations - Alaska Public Radio Network

TelAlaska provides first internet through fiber packages for Nome residents, with limitations  Alaska Public Radio Network

Internet capabilities in Nome, like anywhere else in Alaska, have improved drastically over the years. Starting with systems like Nook Net, going through satellite ...

Published on 12 December 2018 | 8:00 am


'We're still not safe': Nome reckons with sex assaults - Alaska Public Radio Network

'We're still not safe': Nome reckons with sex assaults  Alaska Public Radio Network

For months, the town of Nome has been in turmoil. In a place that holds tight to discretion, long-simmering frustrations over how the police department handles ...

Published on 12 December 2018 | 8:00 am


For Nome cemetery, radar survey offers new insights — and prompts new questions - Alaska Public Radio Network

For Nome cemetery, radar survey offers new insights — and prompts new questions  Alaska Public Radio Network

Ground-penetrating radar has found a possible 403 unidentified occupants in the Nome Municipal Cemetery after five acres worth of land was surveyed in June ...

Published on 27 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Nome Man Still Missing After Falling Overboard from Fishing Vessel Last Week - Knom

Nome Man Still Missing After Falling Overboard from Fishing Vessel Last Week  Knom

56-year-old Anthony Shelp of Nome is still missing after falling overboard from his fishing vessel late last week. At approximately 9am on Friday, October 26, the ...

Published on 29 October 2018 | 7:00 am


Nome HS Wrestlers to Host Meet After Top Finishes in Bethel - Knom

Nome HS Wrestlers to Host Meet After Top Finishes in Bethel  Knom

Over the weekend, Nome-Beltz High School earned top finishes at the Bethel Scramble. JJ Marble, Caleb Evatt, and Starr Erikson all took home first place for ...

Published on 18 October 2018 | 7:00 am


Nome city manager placed on administrative leave after harassment claim - Alaska Public Radio Network

Nome city manager placed on administrative leave after harassment claim  Alaska Public Radio Network

Nome City Manager Tom Moran resigned from his office last month after the city faced scrutiny for a perceived lack of transparency and potentially mishandled ...

Published on 11 October 2018 | 7:00 am


A second woman comes forward to say she was raped in Nome without consequence - Anchorage Daily News

A second woman comes forward to say she was raped in Nome without consequence  Anchorage Daily News

She is 21 years old. She says he wasn't the first man to rape her and get away with it.

Published on 4 October 2018 | 7:00 am


Nome city manager to resign - Anchorage Daily News

Nome city manager to resign  Anchorage Daily News

Moran has been public about his desire to move on from his post. His previous contract ended Sept. 15, but he signed a six-month extension.

Published on 19 September 2018 | 7:00 am


From 2003: Nome police must work to regain trust after officer charged with murder - Anchorage Daily News

From 2003: Nome police must work to regain trust after officer charged with murder  Anchorage Daily News

28-year-old Matthew Clay Owens was charged with first-degree murder in the slaying of Sonya Ivanoff, 19.

Published on 23 August 2018 | 7:00 am








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