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February 26, 2015

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Photo by Diana Haecker
IDITAROD TRAIL— The Iditarod trail at Farley’s Camp about two miles east of Nome has barely enough snow to allow for smooth traveling by snowmachine or dog team.
Photo by Keith Conger
CHEERING THEM ON— Members of the 2015 Nome Cheerleading squad root for the pink Lady Nanooks as they play the Barrow Lady Whalers on Saturday night at the Nome-Beltz gym. Jadyn Otten looks to pass the ball to Rayne Lie (right), while Taeler Brunette backs her up in the corner. The cheerleaders are (from left to right) Kalani Suemai, Trisha Llesis, Cydney West, Kelsey Immingan, Allaryce Agloinga, and Bailey Immingan-Carpenter. See story inside.
Photo by John Handeland
A RIVER RUNS THROUGH IT— Front Street in Nome turned into a river during last Sunday’s warm spell.


Port of Nome in the finals for Arctic deep-draft port
By Sandra L. Medearis
The U.S Army Corps of Engineers Alaska District has released a study that calls for an estimated $118 million deep-water port to be built in Nome’s harbor on Norton Sound.

Man arrested after shooting spree
By Diana Haecker
A 22-year old Nome man went on a shooting rampage inside his home on Tuesday, February 17, firing off at least 30 guns shots inside the home and through the window in the direction of the Children’s Home across the street.

Weird weather: Very rare “thundersnow” strikes Nome
By Diana Haecker
In a series of unusual weather events involving unseasonably warm temperatures, Nome saw something that has not been recorded in its 106-year old weather data history: a mid-winter lightening and thunderstorm.




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