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July 17, 2014

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Photo by Lizzy Hahn
BELMONT POINT—Gold dredges are parked at the Snake River shore on Belmont Point, on Friday, July 11.

Photo by Bret Hanson
GONE FISHING— Ayuu Roesch and Amber Koutchak proudly carry their catch, during last weekend’s Unalakleet Humpy Derby in memory of Anna Natiqaq Etageak. See story and more photos on page 8.
Photo by Patty Andersen
GOOD FENCES—A fenced enclosure in the yard of the Witrowsky home in Icy View thwarted an attempt by a musk ox to get to their dog. The musk ox did bend a metal fence post. The state Dept. of Fish and Game advises residents to put up chain link fences that are secured effectively to stop nuisance muskox.


Council approves Richard Foster Building construction, puts booze and tobacco tax on ballot
By Sandra L. Medearis
The Nome Common Council took up some issues Monday they had found controversial in the past and got through them maintaining kind spirits and light hearts.

Diomede sees passenger flights restored

By Diana Haecker

The ink is dry on contracts between Erickson Helicopters Inc., Kawerak Inc. and the U.S. Dept. of Transportation to restore regularly scheduled passenger flights between Little Diomede and the mainland.

Musk ox pose complex problem for biologists to solve
By Sandra L. Medearis
Musk oxen entering the city limits of Nome and hanging out in parks, yards, roadsides, airport and garden shave generated many questions and one big fact.



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