Nome Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Troopers: Nome man charged with DUI, manslaughter for rollover that killed toddlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Nome resident James Bloomstrand, 37, has been charged with DUI and manslaughter following a Sunday rollover accident in Teller that killed an 18-month-old child, according to Alaska State Troopers . Troopers reported the fatal collision in a dispatch posted earlier this week.


  2. Can You Be Addicted to Travel?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | How Stuff Works

    Last summer, Harry Mitsidis and seven traveling buddies took a cruise along the arctic coast of Russia. Embarking from the far eastern province of Chukotka - directly across the Bering Strait from Nome, Alaska - the ship made land at some of the least-visited and most inaccessible spots on the globe: the New Siberian Islands, Franz Josef Land, and the high-arctic archipelagos of Severnaya Zemlya and Novaya Zemlya.


  3. Movers and Shakers for June 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Jason Omedelina joined Sitnasuak Native Corp. as land technician on June 5. Omedelina was born and raised in Nome. Omedelina graduated from Nome Beltz in 1996 and attended college at Green River Community College in Auburn, Wash., and Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colo.


  4. Confusion over legalities is hurting Alaskan ivory market, locals sayRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... in Alaska about what ivory is legal and what isn't. Robert James is the manager of Maruskiya's , a small business in Nome that sells local gifts and handmade crafts, including ivory carvings. He says most of their ivory pieces, made from mastodon, ...


  5. Alaska SeaLife Center Receives Stranded Walrus CalfRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | Seward City News

    The Alaska SeaLife Center is rehabilitating a male Pacific walrus calf that stranded near Nome, Alaska on Wednesday, June 14. The calf, estimated to be about 2 weeks old and weighing 55 kg , hauled out onto a gold mining barge several miles outside of Nome. The crew returned to Nome for the night and crew found the animal was still on board the next day.


  6. The Latest: Toddler dies when SUV crashes, rollsRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2017 |

    Troopers' spokeswoman Megan Peters says by email the 18-month-old boy died Sunday morning when the SUV crashed at Mile 47 Nome-Teller Highway.


  7. Baby walrus hauls out on a gold-mining barge, flown to Seward for a saved life in captivityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    A stranded Pacific walrus calf is being cared for at the Alaska SeaLife Center on Saturday, June 17, 2017. It was found on a gold mining barge near Nome earlier in the week.


  8. Tragically Hip singer Good Downie raises his arm in response to a...Read the original story

    Jun 19, 2017 | 680News

    ... Revitalization Project to re-establish an Inuit art form that was on the verge of being lost. Marjorie Tahbone of Nome, Alaska, who also worked on the project will receive the Meritorious Service Medal later. Tina Keeper, Andre Lewis and the late ...


  9. List of honourees recognized for indigenous work by Gov. Gen. David...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | Northern Life

    ... Revitalization Project to re-establish an Inuit art form that was on the verge of being lost. Marjorie Tahbone of Nome, Alaska, who also worked on the project will receive the Meritorious Service Medal later. Tina Keeper, Andre Lewis and the late ...


  10. Uber and Lyft are arriving in Alaska. Here's what you need to know.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... entire state, Hambley said. "If drivers sign up and there are riders who want rides in smaller cities, say Ketchikan, Nome, etc., a market will essentially become established in those cities as well," he said. Anchorage Republican Sen. Mia Costello ...


  11. Fiber Broadband Coming to Nome by Year's End, Quintillion SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | APRN

    ... the connections and how the signals are moving. So, we are monitoring that 24/7 right now, even into the community of Nome, and we are very pleased with what we are seeing for the performance." It is expected that none of the three vessels will be ...


  12. Search for boaters missing near Bering Sea village suspendedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... No sign of the boaters was ever found. Troopers said the duo reportedly left Wales, on the Seward Peninsula north of Nome, at about 2:30 a.m. Sunday. They were reported overdue about three hours later. The Coast Guard sent C-130 search planes and ...


  13. Coast Guard searching for boaters missing near Bering Sea village of WalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a teenager and a young man last seen in a wooden rowboat near Wales. Wales is a village of 145 people on the Bering Sea, at the tip of Seward Peninsula, north of Nome.


  14. Taking a step back to look at Iditarod dog deaths in contextRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... to Fairbanks. My wife, Zoya DeNure, finished 57th in this year's Iditarod, the seventh time she's started the race to Nome. Between us, we've entered 23 races of 1,000 miles - and more than 100 races of at least 200 miles - without a dog death. By ...


  15. What is so rare as a 49-degree day in June? Worcester sets recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    WORCESTER - It was a pretty nice day Tuesday if you were in Nome, Alaska, but not so much in Worcester. In Worcester, the high temperature of the day, 49 degrees, set an ignoble record: Worcester Regional Airport saw the lowest high temperature for June 6 in the 125 years that records have been kept locally.


  16. An ancestral spirit thrives in rural AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... he spent about three years disposing of his father's considerable mining interests. He spent an unexpected winter in Nome when an early freeze-up halted shipping traffic. Apparently, he also played a game of midnight baseball in Dawson City on July ...


  17. Trump budget axes Alaska's Sea Grant programRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | UPI

    Nome, Alaska, is a coastal town located on the western Seward Peninsula, a short jaunt from the Russian border were it not for roughly 150 miles of ocean that divide the two. With a population of fewer than 4,000, Nome is known as the endpoint of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, when it's known at all.


  18. Major sponsor pulls support from Alaska's Iditarod raceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    This March 17, 2008, file photo, shows Deborah Bicknell from Juneau, Alaska wearing a Wells Fargo bib and posing with the "Widow's Lamp" which is lit at the beginning of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race and is blown out by the last musher to the end of the sled dog race in Nome, Alaska, signifying that the race is over. Wells Fargo has dropped its sponsorship of the world's most famous sled dog race, a move race officials have blamed on animal rights groups targeting corporate offices outside Alaska.


  19. After Alaska meeting, Arctic mayors pledge more work on shared goalsRead the original story

    May 24, 2017 | Nunatsiaq News

    Christin Kristoffersen, left, presents Declaration of Arctic Mayors signatories, from her left: Madeleine Redfern, Iqaluit; Richard Beneville, Nome, Alaska; Clement Richards, Kotzebue, Alaska; Kristin Roymo, Tromso, Norway; Jim Matherly, Fairbanks, Alaska; Karl Kassel, Fairbanks North Star Borough; Ida Maria Pinnerod, Bodo, Norway; Eirikur Bjorn Bjorgvinsson, Akureyri, Iceland; Esko Lotvonen, Rovaniemi, Finland; Frank Kelty, Unalaska, Alaska. Just hours after the Arctic Council hosted its ministerial meeting May 11 in Fairbanks, Alaska, circumpolar mayors from cities such as Nome, Alaska, Iqaluit, Nunavut and Rovaniemi, Finland also met in Fairbanks to discuss "a locally-driven future for Arctic governance."


  20. Langston R. Harrison, 90Read the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | The Daily News-Record

    Langston Randolph Harrison, 90, resident of Sunnyside Retirement Community in Harrisonburg, passed away May 18, 2017. Born in Norfolk, Va., he graduated from White Plains High School, N.Y., in 1945, after which he served in the Army in the Aleutian Islands and Nome, Alaska.


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