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Nome Port Commission Delays Decision on Thornbush Pad, Cost is ‘Out of the Question’

By Catherine Rubano | October 21, 2020 |

The Nome Port Commission discussed winter storage requests, updates on projects, and the continuing issue of the Thornbush Pad during their meeting last Thursday.

Jill Peters Joins Nome School Board, First Inupiaq Language Class a Success

By Sophia Desalvo | October 21, 2020 |

During last week’s regular meeting, the Nome School Board swore in new board member Jill Peters and discussed the new Inupiaq Immersion Program led by Kiminaq (Maddy) Alvanna-Stimpfle.

Stebbins’ Case Count Grows, All Regional Residents with COVID-19 are Recovering So Far

By Davis Hovey | October 21, 2020 |

Norton Sound Health Corporation announced yesterday that three new patients in Stebbins tested positive earlier this week. NSHC says only 12 of the 27 cases are currently active in Stebbins.

State and Regional Organizations Weigh in on Domestic Violence in Alaska

By Colin O'Connor | October 20, 2020 |

The Alaska Network on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault cites that out of every 100 adult women in the state, 50 experience intimate partner violence, sexual assault, or both.

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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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