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October 16, 2014

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DREDGE 6—The Nome Gold Company discontinued leases at the Dredge 6 seasonal mining camp, effective Oct. 1. See DNR story below.

Photo by Diana Haecker
IT’S ELECTION YEAR— Congressman Don Young visited Nome on Monday, Oct. 13, and addressed the Nome Common Council.


Don Young appears at Nome Common Council meeting
By Diana Haecker
Just as the Nome Common Council was updated on a federal issue relating to the City’s appeal of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s refusal to reimburse Nome for repairs to the Cape Nome quarry dock, U.S. Rep. Don Young and three staffers walked into the Council Chambers, briefly causing a commotion in the listening audience.

Plans for large graphite mine worry Teller and Brevig Mission

By Laurie McNicholas

Last summer Canada-based Graphite One Resources set up a camp on land off the Nome-Teller road to continue exploratory operations at its Graphite Creek prospect.

At end of mining season, DNR commissioner visits Nome

By Diana Haecker

Just before the City’s Common Council canvassed the results of last week’s municipal elections in a special city council meeting on Thursday, Oct. 9 at noon, a surprise visitor took to the podium at the Council Chambers.



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