780 AM | 96.1 FM 

“YOURS FOR WESTERN ALASKA”

(907) 443-5221

Nome Driver Involved in Vehicle Rollover is Arrested, Charged With DUI

An Alaska State Trooper cruiser. Photo: Matthew F. Smith, KNOM file.
Alaska State Trooper cruiser. Photo: Matthew F. Smith, KNOM file.

Last week, one man was charged with driving under the influence after a car wreck outside of Nome resulted in two passengers sustaining serious injuries.

According to Alaska State Troopers, Michael Hahn Jr. of Nome was driving a vehicle that rolled over at mile seven of the Council Highway on Tuesday evening. Troopers say the two passengers in Hahn’s vehicle suffered serious injuries and were medevac’d to Anchorage for medical care.

Wednesday morning, Troopers arrested Hahn and charged him with DUI as well as two counts of assault in the second degree.

Hahn is scheduled to appear at the Nome courthouse on Thursday for a preliminary hearing.

Image at top: Alaska State Trooper cruiser. Photo: Matthew F. Smith, KNOM file.

Share this story

Facebook
Twitter
LinkedIn
Email

Recent Posts

Round Two: U-Call We-Haul Trash Pickups Return

Overwhelming response to the recent U-Call We-Haul event has prompted the City of Nome to go for another round. Thursday and Friday, June 10-11 residents within city limits will have one more chance to to call and schedule a trash pickup.  Angie Nguyen from the City Manager’s office shared that

Read More »
A long table with a gavel resting on it. American flag in background.

City of Nome Finalizes $17.9 Million Budget for 2025

The Nome Common Council finalized the city’s fiscal year 2025 budget during its meeting on Monday, June 10. The approved General Municipal Fund Budget stands at $17,948,567.33, reflecting a slight decrease from the 2024 fiscal year’s amended budget. A $2,390,600.97 deficit is expected and will be financed through appropriations. Revenues

Read More »

Wednesday Night in Nome: Miss ANB Pageant Returns

The Miss ANB Pageant will be held at 7:00 p.m. June 12 at the Mini Convention Center in Nome. Organized by Janet Tobuk and her daughter Marsha Tobuk, the event highlights the traditions and cultural knowledge of contestants from the Bering Strait region.  This year all contestants are first-time participants,

Read More »

More

Newsletter:

Work for Us:

Jobs

Contact

Nome:

(907) 443-5221 

Anchorage:

(907) 868-1200 

Land Acknowledgement

We acknowledge that KNOM Radio Mission is located on the customary lands of Indigenous peoples. 

Based in the Bering Strait region, KNOM broadcasts throughout the homelands of the Iñupiaq, Siberian Yup’ik, Cup’ik and Yup’ik peoples.