Nome man, juvenile fined for shooting bear near dump

NOME - A Nome man has been fined for shooting a grizzly bear last month near his community's...and a juvenile from Wasilla on Sept. 21 shot the bear 250 yards from the Nome dump.Phelps was fined $1,000 with $500 suspended. He was placed on...
My Turn: Recent appointment of Loretta Bullard

...governor's appointment of Loretta Bullard of Nome to the Alaska Judicial Council. The appointment...highly-qualified Alaska Native woman from Nome to the council, has shown clearly that...Straits region and that is headquartered in Nome. Kawerak has a budget approaching $25...
Nome prepares to greet Iditarod winner

NOME - Nome and its residents are nearly ready for the biggest party of the year on Alaska' sled dogs in 1925 to deliver lifesaving diphtheria serum from Seward to Nome.The winner of this year's race is expected to arrive early Wednesday...
Survey finds widespread violence against Nome-area women

...least 51 percent of women in Alaska's Nome region have experienced physical abuse...and sexual violence. The survey for the Nome Census area was conducted last year, when...Besides the Bering Sea coastal town of Nome, the area includes the communities of...
Alaska's high health care costs drive patients out of state

...really saw myself," Merrill said. At that moment, she knew she needed a medical intervention.Merrill, who was living in Nome at the time, began researching the costs of lap band bariatric surgery, a procedure that causes weight loss by restricting...
Meet the Nomeite in charge of Alaska's elections's one of the few touches of her Nome home in her office."This was one of my going-away presents in Nome," she said.At this point, there's...learning new things," said Tom Moran, Nome's former city clerk and Bahnke's replacement...
Canine officer joins Nome Police Department

NOME - Nome has a new officer on the police force, and with summer approaching, she...on these things, and odor does escape from those things."Icon came to Nome about a month ago. Before that, she and Officer Timm were in Alabama...
Hunter kills musk ox in subsistence hunt near Nome

NOME - A hunter in Nome has killed the first muskox eligible for harvesting in a local subsistence...Gorn says the musk ox was an older bull but not the animal that some Nome residents say has been acting aggressively.Four other permits for harvesting...
Rare blue-colored red king crab caught in Nome

NOME - A rare blue-colored red king crab was...fisherman's catch earlier this month in Nome, Alaska.KNOM reported Frank McFarland his pot when fishing on July Fourth off Nome. The blue crab is being kept alive at the...
Lacking sea ice, seal pups bask on Nome beaches

NOME - An early disappearance of sea ice after a warm winter off Nome and other western Alaska communities has prompted an...coming ashore.More than 20 pups have been spotted on Nome beaches this year, KNOM-radio reported Tuesday. Other...


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