Nome Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Invasive species haven't made the Bering Sea their home... yetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 7 | APRN

    ... in a given area and look for changes. And Droghini says there is some monitoring right now being done in Dutch Harbor, Nome and the Pribilof Islands, but the efforts are patchy and dependent on funding. "Without a consistent monitoring program how ...

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  2. Board seeks change to pot tax; Drummond bill would clear recordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 7 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... to the tax structure, McConnell said. The resolution will be rolled out in more detail at the April 3 board meeting in Nome. Board Chair Mark Springer of Bethel, representing rural Alaska, voiced concerned the board keeps approving new business ...

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  3. Career Turn Took Kentucky Fan Keri Scaggs To Alaska But She Still Faithfully Follows Her CatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 6 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... a friend she had known through work at the John W. Clark Oil Company recommended she send a resume to a bar owner in Nome, Alaska. He friend's husband was a part-time musician and thought the bar might have a job for her. "I got hired to sing for ...

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  4. Nome gets fresh review as possible US Arctic portRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 6 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Federal officials will take another look at the historic Alaska community of Nome as a possible port serving ships heading for the Arctic. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced it has signed an agreement with the city of Nome to examine whether benefits justify costs of navigation improvements, said Bruce Sexauer, chief of civil works for the Corps' Alaska District.

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  5. Nome, Alaska, Gets Fresh Review as Possible US Arctic PortRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 5 | Voice of America

    A man stands on the Bering Sea shore looking at the luxury cruise ship Crystal Serenity anchored just outside Nome, Alaska, Aug. 21, 2016. Federal officials will take another look at the historic Alaska community of Nome as a possible port serving ships heading for the Arctic.

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  6. Marvin Memorial Library Teaches Kids About Sled DogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 5 | WMFD-TV Mansfield

    On Monday night, the basement of the Marvin Memorial Library in Shelby was packed to capacity as community members and their children eagerly listened to several speakers to learn about sled dogs. Referencing familiar stories like the saving of Nome, Alaska by the Siberian Husky "Balto" and his sled dog team, members of the Siberian Husky Club of Greater Cleveland talked about the usefulness of specific breeds and the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race - an endurance race that takes place through hundreds of miles of the Alaskan wilderness.

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  7. After years shut, a rural tannery re-opens for businessRead the original story

    Monday Feb 5 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... talking about it to when it opened the doors it probably was about four years," Weyiouanna recounted at his office in Nome, where he now works for Kawerak, the Bering Strait's regional non-profit. Among them were many traditional skin sewers who ...

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  8. Nome, Alaska, gets fresh review as possible U.S. Arctic portRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 5 | CBC News

    A man stands on the shore of the Bering Sea to watch the luxury cruise ship Crystal Serenity anchored just outside Nome, Alaska, in 2016. The ship made a port call as it became the largest cruise ship to ever go through the Northwest Passage, en route to New York City.

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  9. Icebound no more: Is Northwest Passage a game-changer?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 2 | Al Jazeera

    ... not heading out to a tropical anchorage in Tahiti, or the Caribbean. They're bound for the Bering Strait and distant Nome, Alaska, where they'll celebrate a successful transit of the Northwest Passage between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. They ...

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  10. The head of the Coast Guard says Russia has 'all the pieces on the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 25 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... Guard Cutter Healy approaches the Russian-flagged tanker Renda while breaking ice around the vessel 97 miles south of Nome, Alaska, January 10, 2012. "We have a boundary line between Russia and the United States. In years past we would have Russian ...

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  11. Western Alaska woman dies in ATV rolloverRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 25 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... to Alaska State Troopers. Temperatures hovered around minus 15 in the community of about 170 people, 70 miles east of Nome. Megan Peters, troopers spokeswoman, said Olson's family went out look for her Monday night when she didn't return home. They ...

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  12. Alaskans march for women, call for power to the pollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 22 | APRN

    ... Mae Springer-Staten belted into the microphone in front of her. "I think it's been a hard year for a lot of folks," Nome resident Nikki Braem said. "Some of the events have been dismaying, but there's hope," Braem said. "My philosophy is that ...

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  13. Life's good for Alaskan who lost face in grizzly bear attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... lots of people have it far worse than I." His speech impediment has turned Perkins into a world-class scribbler. At his Nome home earlier this month, recognizing that a reporter was having trouble understanding all of his words, he got out his ...

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  14. After 25 surgeries, Nome bear-mauling survivor is back at work - and speakingRead the original story

    Aug 31, 2013 | Anchorage Daily News

    After 2A1 2 years of going through more than 25 surgeries, healing and rebuilding his life, Wes Perkins, 57, has reached his ultimate goal: He's got his job back. "That was one of my goals when I got hurt, that one day I would have this job back," Perkins said in an interview with the Nome Nugget last week.

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  15. Looking Back: January 20, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2018 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... glory of the American republic. Jan. 20, 1968 - Legislation to determine the feasibility of a road and ferry link to Nome will be introduced by Rep. Mike Bradner of Fairbanks in the legislative session, which opens Monday. The idea would be to save ...

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  16. Salmon habitat advocates submit signatures for ballot itemRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... an initiative sponsor and director of the Yukon River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission. "Tens of thousands of Alaskans from Nome to Ketchikan, from every single legislative district, have said that we want the opportunity to reflect a true balance ...

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  17. Kuskokwim 300 no stranger to severe weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | APRN

    K300 Race Chairman, Myron Angstman, mushing through blizzard conditions in the 1983 All Alaska Sweepstakes dog sled race near Nome. In nearly four decades of competing, K300 mushers have endured everything from brutal cold and bare tundra to hard ice and heavy overflow.

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  18. Bethel police unable to trace cellphone calls to 911Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | APRN

    ... in starting the system back in the 1960s, and the second 911 call center ever implemented in the country was in Nome. Through the course of KYUK's reporting on this issue, GCI got in touch with the Bethel Police Department. Spokesperson Heather ...

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  19. Offshore oil leasing evokes sense of deja vu in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... exceptions, our coastal communities sense risk but few benefits. However, larger coastal communities like Unalaska, Nome and Kodiak will provide support for the explorers. If oil is found and developed, this could become an important industry. We ...

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  20. Slim Williams: Alaska's mushing highway ambassador to the Lower 48Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... lived in the Copper River Basin in the 1930s, and one fall, while buying supplies at Copper Center, heard rumors of a Nome musher's plan to drive a dog team from Alaska to the 1933-34 Century of Progress Exposition in Chicago. Slim responded that ...

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