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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.

Norton Sound Sees 16 COVID-19 Cases in One Day, Nome Now Has 54 Active Cases

By Davis Hovey | November 26, 2020 |

After a lack of testing on Tuesday, due to inclement weather conditions in Nome, Norton Sound Health Corporation confirmed sixteen new positive cases of COVID-19 yesterday.

Council Mandates Nome Bars Close, Cabs Limit Passengers, and Public Gatherings Cap at 10

By Emily Hofstaedter | November 25, 2020 |

All Nome bars will be closed to on-site consumption starting midnight tonight. That means bars may offer “to-go” service, but patrons won’t be allowed to sit inside and drink.

Nome Public Schools’ Board Meeting Outlines Board Priorities for Current School Year

By Sophia Desalvo | November 25, 2020 |

In the most recent Nome School Board meeting on November 10, 2020, board members approved the audit report for the 2019-2020 fiscal year, as well as the Board’s priorities for the current school year.

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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.

Public Safety

COVID-19

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.

Environment & Climate