Nome Newswire (Page 11)

Nome Newswire (Page 11)

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  1. Mushing with a message: Iditarod competitor Monica Zappa won't be cowed from being loudRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... pledges from people along the trail that they would stay sober, sometimes carrying as much as 10 pounds of papers into Nome by the end of the race. He parlayed his Iditarod notoriety into platforms at Alaska Federation of Natives conventions and ...

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  2. Looking Back: Feb. 19, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    A U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service investigation into a drugs-for-ivory operation was broadened Tuesday as 18 more summonses were issued, including one for Nome business man Jim West In a brief telephone interview from his Board of Trade saloon and ivory shop in Nome, West acknowledged he had been served the summons for allegedly purchasing and ... (more)

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  3. Sons of famous mushers, Swenson and Lindner turned to Iron Dog racingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... with Rurik Lindner, 40, to race their Ski-Doos in the world's longest and toughest snowmachine race, from Big Lake to Nome to Fairbanks. They're one of the 35 teams that will zoom off the Big Lake ice on Sunday starting at 11 a.m. You might ...

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  4. Brent Sass withdraws from 2017 Iditarod after scratching from the Yukon QuestRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Musher Brent Sass in Bethel before the start of the Kuskokwim 300 sled dog race on Friday, Jan. 20. Musher Brent Sass has withdrawn from the 2017 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race for "personal reasons," the Iditarod Trail Committee announced Saturday. Sass, a 37-year-old Eureka musher, contacted Iditarod staff by email Friday about his decision to withdraw from the 1,000-mile race to Nome, according to a brief statement from the committee.

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  5. Iditarod Fast FactsRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2017 | WICU12 Erie

    Here's a look at the Iditarod, the most well-known dogsled race in the world. It is named after the Iditarod Trail, an old mail and supply route, traveled by dogsleds from Seward and Knik to Nome, Alaska.

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  6. MUSHRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2017 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... tests. Most of that criticism is leveled at the longer races like the famous Iditarod that runs from near Anchorage to Nome, Alaska, more than 1,000 miles. "You're out with your dogs, you're running around with your dogs, that's what makes it fun," ...

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  7. Which Johnson-Aklestad team will show up to defend their Iron Dog title?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    A driver leaves Big Lake in the 2014 Iron Dog, the world's longest and toughest snowmobile race. Defending champions Tyler Aklestad and Tyson Johnson are back in the 2,000-mile race from Big Lake to Nome to Fairbanks.

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  8. Adventure is the profit: the economics of dog handlingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... an English degree from a college in upstate New York, where she grew up. She got her start mushing when she lived in Nome (we had the same employer, were briefly roommates, and have since stayed in touch). Handling dogs is a bit of a career gamble ...

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  9. The northern lights will get you': UAA planetarium show shares Inupiat aurora loreRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... than half a dozen Alaska Native people about their cultural connections to the northern lights. MaryJane Litchard of Nome described the lights as a bright presence, casting a comforting glow over northern communities blanketed in winter darkness. ...

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  10. Race leader Sass aims to avoid deja-vu in Yukon QuestRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... to budge for hours on end, eventually taking more than 24 hours to reach the final checkpoint of Safety, 22 miles from Nome. "Just mentally, I wore them out," he said at the time. "I pushed it a little bit too far. It's been a gut-wrenching 24 ...

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  11. 2017 Iditarod to start in FairbanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... ctor Mark Nordman said in a news release. FAIRBANKS-Seventy-eight mushers and about 1,000 sled dogs are on the trail to Nome in this year's Iditarod, a race across Alaska that was move

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  12. Local magistrate named to Kenai Superior CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Her selection to fill the seat being left open by retiring Superior Court Judge Carl Bauman was announced Thursday by Gov. Bill Walker's office. He announced appointments for seats in Bethel, Dillingham and Nome in addition to Kenai, as well as an appointment for a vacancy on the Court of Appeals.

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  13. These hot deals don't suck: $15 deep fryer, $20 cordless vacuum ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | Historic City News

    ... you have to be within one of the eligible zip codes , which covers 29 major cities. So those of you in zip code 99762 (Nome, Alaska) are out of luck, but those in San Antonio, Texas, are in on this deal. Converting your home lighting to LED? Here's ...

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  14. Graphite prospect near Nome holds big potentialRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    There is ample development potential in Alaska's lone graphite prospect, according to a preliminary economic report on the mine venture. The Graphite Creek flake graphite deposit near Nome is being pursued by Vancouver-based Graphite One Resources.

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  15. Following winter storms, Governor Walker declares disaster in Savoonga and GambellRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | APRN

    ... will travel to St. Lawrence Island sometime next week to provide assistance. Davis Hovey is a news reporter at KNOM - Nome. Hovey was born and raised in Virginia. He spent most of his childhood in Greene County 20 minutes outside of Charlottesville ...

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  16. Due to damaged reservoir, St. George Island waits for water deliveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | KSKA

    ... ska and the Aleutian Islands for KUCB . Originally from Chicago, she first came to Alaska to work at KNOM, reporting on Nome and the Bering Strait Region. ([email protected] / 907.581.6700)

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  17. Essential Alaska Gear: Titanium Goat WiFi collapsible wood stovesRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... years, he's completed a number of original routes, including Cook Inlet to Bristol Bay, Anchorage to Kotzebue, and Nome to Kivalina to name a few. Current hometown: Homer. What: I've used Titanium Goat WiFi collapsible wood stoves on winter ...

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  18. Online teaching tool incorporates Bering Strait community members in oil spill responseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... content in the BSRTT includes layers that show where spill response equipment is housed, whether it's in Kotzebue or Nome and some other communities throughout the area, and it is also showcasing some of the different response areas that are used by ...

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  19. The perils of eating polar bearRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... re-enactment of a traditional hunt for a silent movie like Robert J. Flaherty's "Nanook of the North" but was filmed in Nome, Alaska.) Courtesy of Library of Congress. Together with the bear's humanlike appearance, the richness of bear meat and its ...

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  20. Iditarod says 2017 race could start in FairbanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The official start of this year's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race could take place in Fairbanks because of poor conditions on key parts of the nearly 1,000-mile route from Anchorage to Nome. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports the Iditarod Trail Committee announced Wednesday that a decision on the location of the restart, which marks the beginning of actual racing, will come Feb. 10. The ceremonial start kicks off in Anchorage March 4, with the restart currently scheduled for the following day in Willow.

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