The Nome Nugget newspaper is the oldest newspaper in Alaska, established in 1897.The Nome Nugget serves northwestern Alaska and is read worldwide on the Internet. The Nome Nugget is an independent, weekly newspaper, locally owned by Nancy McGuire, the publisher and editor. It is written, photographed and produced in Nome, and printed in Anchorage. The Alaska Press Club voted The Nome Nugget Newspaper as the best weekly newspaper in all of Alaska in 2012. Every year this award winning paper receives top awards from state and national newspaper associations for outstanding journalism. The Nome Nugget’s total circulation is approximately 6,000 with an estimated four readers per paper for a total of 24,000 readers per paper edition. In Nome and the 15 surrounding communities, distribution is accomplished through 20 Nome outlets, and in village stores and grocery markets in the region. Stores in Barrow, Point Hope, Kotzebue and throughout the NANA region carry our newspaper. The Nome Nugget is delivered per subscription to readers in every state of the nation. In addition The Nome Nugget distributes approximately 600 newspapers in the Anchorage area through local stands and at the airport. The Nome Nugget is the adjudicated paper of record for the Second Judicial District. On a weekly basis, 4,000 readers take advantage of the downloadable online version of The Nome Nugget at www.nomenugget.net. Our online version is in a downloadable PDF format with all ads placed as they appear in the newspaper. In this remote area of our world, the best way to reach people is through newspaper advertising. Nome is the logistical and economical hub for the surrounding 15 Bering Strait and Norton Sound communities that are off the road system. The villages are Little Diomede, Shishmaref, Wales, Brevig Mission, Teller, Solomon, Council, White Mountain, Golovin, Elim, Koyuk, Shaktoolik, Unalakleet, St. Michaels and Stebbins.