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Tech Support Scams Increasing in Alaska, Says FBI

By Emily Hofstaedter | December 2, 2020 |

This holiday season will likely see more shoppers going online to do their shopping. But as more people go online, the FBI is warning that more scammers are online too.

Community Spread Continues in Nome, Possible Exposure from Taxi Cabs

By Davis Hovey | December 1, 2020 |

The Norton Sound region now has 62 active cases of COVID-19 with almost all of them identified as Nome residents. That tally comes after Norton Sound Health Corporation announced five new cases this morning.

Active COVID-19 Cases in Regional Villages Down to One, Nome’s Count Grows

By Davis Hovey | November 30, 2020 |

Over the last three days, Norton Sound Health Corporation announced ten new cases of COVID-19 in the Norton Sound. Roughly half of the patients are considered Nome residents.

First Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 Found at Regional Correctional Center in Nome

By Emily Hofstaedter | November 27, 2020 |

Anvil Mountain Correctional Center saw its first documented cases of COVID-19 earlier this month. The two cases from November 5th are considered recovered while the November 14th case is still in isolation.

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Silver Salmon Fry under microscope at Nome Elementary School.

Nome-Beltz Teacher Receives STEM Grant for Research Lab Kits, to Develop Young Scientists

By Sophia Desalvo | September 23, 2020

Dr. Anthony Husemann, a full-time science teacher at NBHS, received $5000 in grant money to serve as a mentor for Nome students to be able to conduct science research independently, as well as to develop STEM projects.

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