“We are the largest ship ever to attempt to go through the Northwest Passage. We are going to make it, guaranteed,” Captain Birger Vorland of the “Crystal Serenity” told a crowd on Sunday in the Nome Mini Convention Center.
Karen, Lauren, Tyler, and Davis discuss some of the ways they’ve had to adjust personally, socially, and mentally in order to feel at home in Nome.
Water and sewer infrastructure in rural Alaska will soon be under review by a new state advisory committee. House Bill 209, sponsored by Nome Representative Neal Foster, was signed into law on July 28th.
The Port Commission is focused on ongoing engineering projects this summer, including Snake River dredging and the development of the Thornbush Subdivision.
The Port Commission meets at City Hall on Thursday night to discuss bids to repair the Cape Nome Jetty and to hear updates on the Arctic Chinook drill.
While the visit was described as a “courtesy call,” Nome Mayor Richard Beneville said they did discuss the opening of the Arctic Ocean to international shipping.
Florian Gomet is traversing the North American continent, from easternmost Canada to westernmost Alaska, and his final goal — the community of Wales — is close in his sights.
70-year-old Michael Fay of Springfield, MO, is reported to have hurt his back while operating his all-terrain vehicle an estimated 55 miles northeast of Nome.
Clean Water Action Grants are awarded to projects that serve waters needing to be restored and waters that are at-risk. But Nome isn’t at-risk or in need of renovation, yet.
A 4.8 magnitude earthquake hit the Seward Peninsula early Saturday morning, with an epicenter 22 miles deep and about 100 miles north of Nome.