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July 23, 2015

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Photo by Diana Haecker
PRIME REAL ESTATE— Gulls, ducks and Red-necked Phalaropes crowded around what’s left of a shrinking water pond due to dry weather, on July 17.
Photo by Peggy Fagerstrom
DANCING UNDER THE MIDNIGHT SUN— The Nome King Island Dancers put on an impromptu performance at Anvil City Square on July 8, to the delight of passersby who enjoyed the unexpected treat of entertainment on a beautiful summer evening in Nome.
Photo by Diana Haecker
WILDFIRE— Smoke billowed from a tundra fire on Anita Gulch with camps at Osborne in the foreground.


Nome Council members push for utility rate increases
By Sandra Medearis
In a special meeting, the City of Nome has agreed to back a note Nome Joint Utilities System has taken with Wells Fargo Bank to finance the utility’s 2016 fuel purchase.

Nome man found dead in outbuilding
By Diana Haecker
A man reported missing was found dead on Thursday, July 16 in a port-a-potty behind the Moonlight Springs Water Service building off Seppala Drive. According to Nome Police Chief John Papasodora, Francis Rivers Jr. was reported missing on Saturday, July 11.

Lightning ignites two wildfires on Seward Peninsula
By Diana Haecker
Lightning caused two wildfires in the Nome area, one is still burning, the other has been fought and is considered inactive. The current fire started on July 19 and is located east of Quartz Creek, on Mingvk Lake.




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