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July 30, 2015

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Photo by Diana Haecker
LOOK OUT— A young moose bull briefly interrupted his grazing on lush greens surrounded by blooming fireweeds at Pilgrim Hot Springs last Saturday.
Photo by Diana Haecker
CLEANUP CONTINUES— Nome Gold Corp. continued their cleanup efforts on West Beach by using an excavator to demolish shacks and makeshift housing utilized by former leaseholders or squatters.
Photo by Maisie Thomas
ICEBREAKER— Over 200 people toured and learned about the research vessel Sikuliaq on Tuesday, July 21.


Josie Bahnke appointed to head State Division of Elections: Nome Common Council mulls process to find new city manager, begin by tapping city staff
By Diana Haecker
Outgoing City Manager Josie Bahnke said she was appointed as the new Director of the State Division of Elections. Lieutenant Governor Byron Mallott asked current Director of Elections Gail Fenumiai for her resignation and she submitted the resignation letter last Friday.

Council tackles pot, noise and firearms
By Diana Haecker
In a work session prior to the regular Nome Common Council meeting on Monday, July 27, councilmembers agreed to bring three ordinances dealing with noise, firearms and marijuana into first reading.

Icebreaker Sikuliaq makes debut in Nome on its way north
By Maisie Thomas
The research vessel Sikuliaq held an open house in Nome on Tuesday, July 21. The vessel is on its way to the Beaufort and Chukchi seas from its homeport of Seward. The Sikuliaq will conduct a pilot study on sound frequency and travel distance under the ice.




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