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May 21, 2015

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Photo by Nils Hahn
SPRING TIME IN THE ARCTIC— The skies around Nome and the Seward Peninsula are filled with the whoops of sandhill cranes.
Photo by Keith Conger
A MURDER MYSTERY– The Inspector, kneeling, played by James Horner, works to determine who killed Mysterious Host, played by Klay Baker, in the NBHS production of “Murder in the Knife Room” on Friday night in the Nome Elementary Commons. See story and photos on page 20.
Photo by Sandra L. Medearis
BUILDING BITES THE DUST—Demolition crews take down four fire-damaged apartments at Third Avenue and Moore Street. Kandie Allen, 34, has pleaded guilty to arson and assault associated with the fire set Sept. 25, 2014. Sentencing is slated for July 10.

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Bill seeks to convey Point Spencer property to BSNC
By Diana Haecker
Last week, US Senator Lisa Murkowski introduced a bill titled the “Point Spencer Land Conveyance Act” in the Senate that aims to speed up conveyance of 2,200 acres of federal lands to Bering Straits Native Corporation.
 

Five medevaced from Koyuk with botulism
By Diana Haecker
The Alaska Division of Public Health reported that five people were flown from Koyuk to Anchorage, with suspected botulism after having eaten fermented seal flipper on two occasions.
 

Crews knock down fire-damaged Umiaq apartments
By Sandra L. Medearis
Fire crackled through the Umiaq Apartments around suppertime on Sept. 25, 2014. Since then, two apartments have hung open and ugly with walls breached by fire and fire fighters. The fire defied about 27 firefighters with axes, chainsaws, a pump truck and a ladder truck trying to quell the flames for about three hours.
 

 

 
 

 
 
 
 

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