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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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23 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

Holy crab! Rare, weirdly colored crustaceans found in Norton Sound

Commercial crab fisherman Frank MacFarland, left, holds up a rare blue king crab he found in his crab pots on July 4, 2014 aboard his boat Mithril.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Capital City Weekly

Luck did not bless the steamer a Townsenda

Shipwrecks of freight and passenger vessels were more frequent in the "olden days" in Alaska.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Helicopter services suspended to remote Little Diomede

An Evergreen helicopter landed on Little Diomede island, with Russia's Big Diomede visible behind, in 2012.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Sentinel & Enterprise

Ford injury to halt 'Star Wars' production

Harrison Ford's injury will cause production on "Star Wars: Episode VII" to be suspended for two weeks.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

KCBD-TV Lubbock

Rantankerous: If a Polish sausage could talk, would it say it's a hot dog?

A seven-time hot dog-eating champion and the women's hot dog-eating champ will compete for their crowns again at the annual contest on Coney Island.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Shaktoolik building berm to guard against erosion

Residents of Shaktoolik, which is on the east shore of Norton Sound, about 125 miles east of Nome, say that while governmental reports over the years have found the community at risk of erosion, they haven't received the kind of funding needed to relocate or otherwise fight the problem.

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Manchester Journal

Got unwanted oxen? Try bear urine to ward them off

State wildlife officials in Nome, Alaska, are turning to a unique source to try to keep a herd of musk oxen out of town.

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National Public Radio

Got Unwanted Oxen? Try Bear Urine To Ward Them Off

State wildlife officials in Nome, Alaska, are turning to a unique source to try to keep a herd of musk oxen out of town.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Musk oxen butt heads about a quarter mile-outside Nome on the Beltz Highway on Sunday May, 25.

Nome is used to rowdy residents, but some relatively new transplants are making a real nuisance of themselves -- although unlike the colorful characters of the early 20th century gold rush days, these visitors have four legs, not two.

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KFQD-AM Anchorage

Lacking sea ice, seal pups bask on Nome beaches

More than 20 seal pups have been spotted on Nome beaches this year and a marine mammal expert says it's because sea ice disappeared early.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Election officials say they work hard to help Native language speakers

Two state election officials spent most of Tuesday testifying about the efforts they make to assist Native language speakers at village polling places.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Mackey's back in Iditarod; so are four other champs

Lance Mackey is coming back, Jeff King has a new look and the Busers and Seaveys are doing the father-son thing again.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

Cleveland.com

Sagamore Hills birder Dwight Chasar: 5 Questions

What is the allure of bird watching? The allure of bird watching for me is the predictability and unpredictability of birds.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Eskimo: A word of pride for some, disparaging for others

A battle brewing in Canada over changing the name of the Edmonton Eskimos football team -- a spinoff from the recent debate over the name of the NFL's Washington Redskins -- seems not to have reached across the border to Alaska, where the term Eskimo is still widely accepted by Alaska Natives and remains a point of pride for some.

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Anchorage Daily News

Town Mountain takes traditional bluegrass far into the north country

Town Mountain completes its seven-show Midnight Sun run with a stop Friday at the Tap Root Public House before closing the tour Saturday at the Sitzmark Bar and Grill in Girdwood.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

State plans meetings on road despite objections

Second Chief PJ Simon said community members did not believe their sentiments were adequately taken into account when the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority held a road meeting in the village of Allakaket last year, Nome radio station KNOM reported.

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Tue Jun 24, 2014

KFQD-AM Anchorage

Killer's bargain anger mother of dead man

The mother of a man murdered in Anchorage, possibly by convicted killer Joshua Wade, wants closure for her son.

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Sat Jun 21, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Candidate profile: Treadwell's underdog run for US Senate draws on 40 years of Alaska work

Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell offers yogurt to clients while volunteering during lunch on Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at the Downtown Soup Kitchen.

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Mon Jun 16, 2014

KFQD-AM Anchorage

Musk oxen increasingly seen Nome area

More and more musk oxen are venturing into the Nome area. KNOM reports Nome residents and their pets are encountering the massive shaggy animals, with plenty of stories of musk oxen going after people's dogs.

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