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Nome, Alaska is located in Nome County. Zip codes in Nome, AK include 99762. The median home price in Nome is $235,000. More Nome information.

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Discovery Channel Alaska series 'Bering Sea Gold' returns Friday night

The ambitious treasure hunters are back at it again. Life isn't easy for the gold dredgers in the frontier town of Nome, Alaska.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

KTOO-TV Juneau

Coast Guard and DOT leaders visit Nome to hear needs

From left to right: Senator Mark Begich, Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx, and Commandant Paul Zukunft.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

KTOO-TV Juneau

Gov. Parnell endorses Alaska as "Right to Mush" state

On Monday Parnell signed a resolution "recognizing, honoring, supporting, and encouraging support for dog mushing and dog mushers" in Alaska.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Star

Mom, son find wooly mammoth tusks 22 years apart

A man who was having little luck catching salmon decided to look for fossils over the weekend and found a wooly mammoth tusk in the same Alaska location where his mother found one 22 years ago.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Aiken Standard

Mom, son find wooly mammoth tusks 22 years apart

A man who was having little luck catching salmon decided to look for fossils over the weekend and found a wooly mammoth tusk in the same Alaska location where his mother found one 22 years ago.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

New U.S. Arctic emissary gets plenty of ideas from Alaskans for Arctic Council priorities

The newly appointed U.S. special Arctic representative, former Coast Guard Commandant Robert Papp, has issued a call for ideas about policies that should be promoted at the Arctic Council once the United States assumes chairmanship of that eight-nation body next year.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Alaska mother, son each find woolly mammoth tusk in same spot, 20 years apart

Andrew Harrelson found a mammoth tusk August 10, 2014, in the same bend of Fish River that his mother found a tusk around 20 years ago.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

North Slope Borough leaders see salaries jump 12 to 19 percent; say pay hikes were overdue

The North Slope Borough mayor and at least 10 other borough leaders are each receiving salary increases ranging from $18,286 to $26,736 a year, according to the 2014-2015 borough spending plan.

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TreeHugger

Photo: Baby musk ox struts along

This young musk ox was photographed in Nome, Alaska. The babies are born in the spring, typically between April and June, and young ox tend to stay close to their mothers for the first two years of their lives.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Gold-dredging boats in Nome get Coast Guard inspections

Petty Officer 1st Class Pete Harwell, a maritime enforcement specialist with Coast Guard Sector Anchorage, examines flares aboard a gold dredge vessel near Nome, Alaska, Aug. 3, 2014.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

RV company that claimed BBB 'harassment' has crowd of unhappy customers

When an Anchorage company that rents motor homes came under attack from the Better Business Bureau, it charged harassment .

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

APRN

Gold Miners Push Back Against Nome Over - Negative Social Impacts'

A vocal show of frustration from Nome's mining community took center stage at this week's City Council meeting.

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KTOO-TV Juneau

One dog dead after another muskox attack in Nome

Mitch Erickson's dog pen was smashed by a muskox this weekend, and his dog Onslo was mauled.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

PeoriaTimes-Observer

Exclusive: Find Out When Bering Sea Gold Returns to Discovery

The treasure hunters are back! Bering Sea Gold will return to Discovery Channel on August 22 at 9/8c, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.

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Anchorage Daily News

Nome gold miners push back against city over 'negative social impacts' comment

Monday's Nome City Council meeting heard a vocal but symbolic show of frustration from members of Nome's mining community over a perceived slight by city officials.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

TreeHugger

Photo: Raven in profile

This beautiful black bird was photographed in Nome, Alaska. Our photo contributor Donald Quintana, writes: "I keep thinking I should photograph them more often.

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KFQD-AM Anchorage

Nome woman cited in musk ox killing

A 59-year-old Nome woman has been cited by Alaska State Wildlife Troopers in connection with the killing of a musk ox.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

After 14 years, Russians boat across Bering Strait to visit Alaska relatives

A group of Siberian Yupik hunters made the journey from Russia to St. Lawrence Island in two open skiffs Tuesday, July 22, 2014.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

KSKA

Alaska Edition Friday July 25, 2014

Enstar is raising its rates - the public objects. The Vote Yes.Vote No battle continues.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Alaska Journal of Commerce

Gold prices, mining activity hold steady compared to 2013

A gold dredge is seen in June working off the beaches of Nome. Suction dredge permits increased slightly this year, to 214 compared to 204 at the same time in 2013.

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