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Four More Properties in Nome Up for Abatement

Before the snow sets in for winter, the City of Nome is removing buildings that may be public health or fire hazards. The City Council started by approving four buildings for abatement by resolution during a special session Tuesday night. One property on the original abatement list included a city-owned property, 209 Prospect Place. Interim…

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Nome Athletes Achieve Personal Bests at State Cross Country Meet

The Nome-Beltz Nanooks won the Nome Classic Invitational cross country meet this past weekend. Photo: Laura Kraegel, KNOM.

Over the weekend, Nome-Beltz High School sent three runners to the state cross country meet in Anchorage, Tobin Hobbs, Ava Earthman, and Natalie Tobuk. Hobbs and Earthman have seen the state meet before, but Tobuk experienced it for the first time. “It was just a great opportunity for her because she also took nearly a…

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Moose Research in Unit 22 Could Explain Declining Population

Moose nutrition throughout the Seward Peninsula is currently the focus of one of the Alaska Department of Fish & Game’s latest research projects. Results from this project could help ADF&G better respond to declining moose populations in Unit 22D. The four-year study started in the fall of 2017 by setting up radio-tracking collars on moose…

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