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NSHC: Moose tests positive for rabies virus in Teller

Bull moose sitting outside

Norton Sound Health Corporation Office of Environmental Health is encouraging residents of the region to make sure that their pets are vaccinated against the rabies virus after a moose tested positive for rabies in Teller.

Chief: Nome PD making moves to aid in accreditation of department

Close-up of a white Nome Police Department vehicle.

The police department is still working toward accreditation. To achieve the goal, the department is going through a series of changes to its policy manual, the way that evidence is stored and recorded, and includes updates to police video cameras in vehicles and the department’s emergency radio systems.

Nome’s Hoogendorn brothers win debut season of ‘Race to Survive: Alaska’

The first season finale of Race to Survive: Alaska was held Monday, June 5 at the Katirvik Cultural Center.

This story was reported and written by KNOM reporter Ava White Nome residents and brothers Oliver and Wilson Hoogendorn, competing as the “AK Boys” on USA Network’s Race to Survive: Alaska television series, took home the championship on Monday, June 5 during a watch party – and in front of a packed hometown audience. The […]