City of Nome pursuing grant to fund HomePlate Apartments

By Davis Hovey | November 22, 2022

The City of Nome is officially onboard to financially support the community’s Housing First Project, also known as HomePlate.

Nome’s Arctic Deep Draft Port project approaches milestone

By Davis Hovey | November 14, 2022

A major milestone in the development of Nome’s Arctic Deep Draft Port is coming up later this month. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Port of Nome’s contractors must have 95% of the design finalized by the end of November and so far, things are on track.

FEMA extends disaster application deadline

By Davis Hovey | November 14, 2022

Western Alaskans have an extra two weeks to apply for state and federal disaster assistance as recovery efforts from ex-Typhoon Merbok are still ongoing in various communities.

Ocean Knowledge: Episode 5

By KNOM Radio | November 10, 2022

On this episode of Ocean Knowledge, Megan Onders and guests discussed updates on research related to the relationship between marine life and sea ice reduction, news on ocean regulations, advocacy and more.

Inflation on fuel costs raises utility prices in Nome by 12%

By Davis Hovey | November 2, 2022

Inflation costs continue to present themselves in all sorts of consumer goods and services across the state. Nome residents will see that reflected in this month’s utility bills.

Roy Ashenfelter recognized for his ‘dedication to and love of the subsistence way of life’

By Davis Hovey | October 28, 2022

A Nome resident was the recipient of this year’s ‘Katie John Hunter-Fisher’ award at the Alaska Federation of Natives Convention.

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