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Norton Sound Health Corporation (NSHC) announced today that the Bering Strait Region has its first confirmed case of COVID-19. UPDATE: As of 11:15am Wednesday, the State Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) confirmed that the individual case is in Nome. ORIGINAL: According to public relations manager Reba Lean, NSHC is not sharing information on…

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*Update: According to court documents obtained by KNOM, Nome Police received a call from Tyler Shold of Nome saying that he had choked his girlfriend and believed he killed her. The woman was later identified as 24-year-old Anna Matoomealook, a shareholder with Olgoonik Corporation based in Wainwright. NPD Sergeant Marc Morris and Officer Elizabeth Jachim responded…

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