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Joar Leifseth Ulsom finishing in fourth place.
When Cindy Abbott arrived under the Burled Arch in Nome on Saturday at 2:47 p.m. after 12 days, 2 hours and 57 minutes on the trail, Iditarod 45 officially came to a record-breaking end. Abbott...
The Alaska Dept. of Fish and Game has flipped the sign on the Norton Sound red king crab CDQ fishery to “closed” effective at 5 p.m. March 22.  At that time, all gear must be out of the water or have...
A single engine Cessna 172 crashed on Monday nearly vertically into the sea ice near Hastings Creek outside of Nome, killing the only person on board. Troopers identified the deceased pilot as Thomas...
AFFORDABLE HOUSING— Sue Steinacher introduced a proposal to build a low-income housing complex in Nome.
On Friday, a few dozen people gathered in Trigg Hall at the Nome Eskimo Community building to discuss a proposed low-income housing project. The project would involve the possible use of City Block...
During a regular meeting on Monday, the Nome Common Council wrestled to adjust a summer two-percent sales tax increase, but did not succeed in taking it down to the mat. The Council looked for ways...
Despite a significant snowstorm that hit Nome and the region with 16.8 inches of snow from Wednesday through Sunday, Nomeites went about business as usual. Nome Public Schools did not close school...
BOOK LIST ADDRESSED— Darlene Trigg addressed the board at the February 21 school board meeting, sharing her personal experiences with the audience and explaining how books became a lifeline for her.
It was standing room only at the Nome Public Schools Board of Education meeting last Tuesday as parents, teachers, staff and community members gathered to encourage the board to either approve or...
A windstorm that pummeled Nome and the Bering Strait coast on Valentine’s Day afternoon miraculously spared the lives of two snowmachine travelers who left Brevig Mission at 2 p.m. for Nome....
Teller
According to a Preliminary Economic Assessment on the proposed Graphite One graphite mine near Teller, the project was deemed economically viable with a net present value after taxes at $616 million...
There is good news down at the docks. “It’s off to a good start,” Jim Menard, state Dept. of Fish and Game fisheries biologist said of the winter commercial red king crab fishery Monday. “It’s...

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