November sea ice extent best in Northern Bering since 2012

By Davis Hovey | November 17, 2021

As of today, sea ice in the Bering Sea has covered much of the Eastern Norton Sound, along the coastline of the Seward Peninsula except for an area in front of Nome, and started forming on the southern edge of St. Lawrence Island.

Nome elects new NSEDC board representative

By Sean Milligan | November 9, 2021

James “J.T.” Sherman will be Nome’s new representative on the Norton Sound Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors.

Coast Guard rescues overdue boaters on Sinuk River

By Miriam Trujillo | November 2, 2021

The watchstanders at the Coast Guard 17th district command center received a call, at 11 p.m. on Oct. 28, informing them of overdue boaters in need of aid on the Sinuk River near Nome, Alaska. The watchstanders directed the launch of an aircrew, Oct. 29, to bring the boaters survival supplies, and a helicopter crew to rescue the boaters later in the day.

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