Tuesday Apr 15
Anchorage Daily News
Savoonga carver killed by hit-and-run driver in Nome
A 54-year-old Savoonga man, a well-known carver, was killed by a hit-and-run driver in Nome as he walked down a street early Saturday morning.
Oil Patch Bits: AACA awards 2014 scholarship to Brett Merboth of Nome
The Alaska Air Carriers Association scholarship, underwritten by Crowley Maritime Corp.'s petroleum distribution group in Alaska for the second year in a row, was recently awarded to Nome student Brett Merboth.
In a year when some of the most seasoned Iditarod racers pulled themselves and their dog teams out of what's known as the "Last Great Race" - Jeff King and DeeDee Jonrowe, for example - Homer snowmachiners Dr. Paul Sayer, Dr. Paul Raymond and Raymond's daughter Kendra, a student at Homer Middle School, battled the horrific trail and weather ... (more)
Thomasville Times Enterprise
Cross Creek students exposed to Iditarod
Last month, third-grade students from Morgan Taylor and Carolyn Clifton's Cross Creek Elementary School classes got to experience the Iditarod, a dog sled race in Alaska that is held each year.
Nome, Alaska to Lower 48: What Polar Vortex?
The Office of Mayor Denise Michels released a statement earlier this week in response to claims that this winter was more difficult than normal in many parts of the United States.
The invasion of Silver City began silently and without notice in 1998. First, just a few.
Thousands sign WhiteHouse.gov petition for Alaska to secede -- to Russia
Mar. 10, 2014: A frozen beach on the Bering Sea coast is seen near the last stretch mushers must pass before the finish line of the Iditarod dog sled race in Nome, Alaska.