Nome Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Pair of Schnuelle's sled dogs killed in vehicle collision near ChenaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Musher Sebastian Schnuelle had an accident involving his dog team and a car on the Chena Hot Springs Road at the end of December. Two dogs died: Cash, the dog in the upper left corner, near the wall; and Jag, the gray dog sitting on the ground at the right.


  2. Winter storm hits Western Alaska coast on its way to Fairbanks, AnchorageRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Parts of Nome and Kotzebue lost power Thursday as a winter storm rolled over Alaska's western coast, while communities across the state braced themselves for possible heavy snow and blizzard conditions as the storm moved east. National Weather Service meteorologist Steven Vasko said Kotzebue was experiencing "basically white-out conditions," with wind gusts of 55 to 65 mph.


  3. As Iditarod has expanded, so have communications along the trailRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Some things about Iditarod will never change: the cacophony of excited dog howls at the starting gate, cheering fans lining the chute as a musher arrives in a checkpoint, photos under the burled arch at the finish line in Nome. Other changes, though, have been welcomed - particularly when they have improved the Iditarod experience for fans who can't make it to the trail in person.


  4. Recalling the frigid 1989 Alaska winterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    For many Alaskans, January 1989 is a month that still numbs the mind, because of the cold snap that gripped much of the state for two weeks. In Fairbanks, fan belts under the hoods of cars snapped like pretzels; the ice fog was thick and smothering, and the city came as close as it ever comes to a halt, with many people opting to stay home after their vehicles succumbed to the monster cold.


  5. On a 100,000-mile mission, family of 7 sailed Northwest Passage in an unheated boatRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Schwoerer family sailed through the Northwest Passage in August. From left, Dario, Noe and Salina; behind Dario, Andri and Alegra; and to the right, Sabine and baby Mia.


  6. Obama administration offers parting protections for Alaska waters and tribesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The White House on Friday announced parting protections for portions of Alaska's Arctic, including closing off two offshore areas to future oil leases and establishing a required federal focus on the input of Native people in the region. President Barack Obama has made clear that the future of the Arctic is of interest to him: He was the first sitting president to visit Alaska's Arctic in 2015 and has spoken extensively about protecting the region from climate change.


  7. 77 mushers signed up for 2017 Iditarod raceRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    BOB HALLINEN / Anchorage Daily News Mushers and dog teams at the Nikolai checkpoint during the 2014 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on March 5, 2014. Entries have closed for the 2017 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, and 77 mushers have put down their money to race 1,000 miles to Nome.


  8. 'Bering Sea Gold' suicide: Who dies in 2013 season of Alaska TV show?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2013 | Anchorage Daily News

    Filming a reality television show in Alaska means dealing with remote locations and difficult logistics, rough weather and even rougher personalities, and competing with a laundry list of other Alaska reality TV shows. The Discovery Channel's "Bering Sea Gold" -- about modern-day gold rushers sucking the precious metal off the seafloor near Nome -- is no exception.


  9. Port of Nome sees big growth as traversing the Arctic gets easierRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    One of Alaska's northernmost ports has seen a significant bump in traffic in the past five years, as melting sea ice has helped more vessels, both commercial and recreational, traverse the Arctic. The Port of Nome has seen a spike in docked vessels since 2011, and growth in traffic anchored at the port since 2014.


  10. New rules for 2017 Iditarod allow mushers to use cellphones, internetRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race mushers will be able to make and receive cellphone calls during next year's race to Nome after its board of directors passed new, looser rules Friday for two-way communication devices. The board voted to largely strip out language in 2016 race rules that had banned two-way communication devices.


  11. The art of wilderness mooching: Giving thanks for anything edibleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    I finished my peppermint and popped another in my mouth. I unwrapped a dozen of the red-and-white striped balls and dropped them into a mug of hot water until they dissolved into something pink and glowing, reminiscent of a cartoon toxic waste spill.


  12. Native. White. Friends. For racism to disappear, it'll take all of us.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    One of my favorite things to do on this earth is walk in beautiful places. Being in the open air, marveling at the world and being humbled by views makes me feel both strong and small, and happy to be alive.


  13. Movie blames Nome disappearances on aliensRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    This fall, a movie distributed by a major studio and marketed as a "dramatization" of real events is offering another explanation for decades of disappearances and suspicious deaths in and around Nome: "The Fourth Kind," a thriller, hits theaters Nov. 6. Marketing from NBC Universal says it's based on "archival footage" of a psychologist who stumbled upon "the most disturbing evidence of alien abduction ever documented" while interviewing Alaskans. No one has heard of the psychologist, including the state licensing board and president of the state psychologists association.


  14. Nancy McGuire, publisher of the Nome Nugget for 34 years, dead at 72Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Nancy McGuire displays a copy of her newspaper at the Iditarod banquet in Anchorage on March 3, 2016. McGuire, who owned and operated the Nome Nugget for 34 years, died in Nome of cancer on Thursday.


  15. Outdoor digest: Iron Dog field slips to 35 teams; goat hunt closedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Thirty-five teams of two riders will start the pro-division race, including defending champions Tyler Aklestad and Tyson Johnson on Ski-Doos. Forty-one teams started this year's race.


  16. First People still feel brunt of racism, subtle and overtRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Lisa Wade holds sage and a feather used for smudging as Alaskans gathered to show their support for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and their battle against the Dakota Access Pipeline on Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016, at the corner of Northern Lights Boulevard and Seward Highway in Anchorage. A Denali tour pilot wrote something racist online and he's feeling the brunt of many Alaskans who are tired of racism against Native Alaskans.


  17. Barrow posts record-warm October, continuing pattern associated with low sea iceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The nation's northernmost community just closed out its warmest October on record , and other far-north parts of Alaska also posted records for autumn warmth, the National Weather Service said. The monthly average temperature in Barrow, set for a name change to Utqiagvik on Dec. 1, was 30.1 degrees Fahrenheit, the weather service said.


  18. Effort to save African elephants hurts Alaska Native ivory artistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    In the time that U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell took to address the Alaska Federation of Natives Convention last week, she said, two African elephants were killed by poachers for their ivory. Dangling from her ears were polar bears carved by an Alaska Native artist from walrus ivory, which she said later was an intentional jewelry choice to show that federal agents recognize differences in ivory types and related threats to animals.


  19. Mission to ChukotkaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The people of Little Diomede in Alaska and Big Diomede in Russia had been trying to arrange reunions for years. Archives were stuffed with records of their efforts - letters to politicians, to families in Russia, to contacts on the mainland.


  20. Despite objections from mushers, Iditarod will allow phones for 2017 raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    All the mushers present expressed concern with the new rule, some more forcefully than others. Iditarod officials decided Friday to retain a new rule allowing racers on the trail to use cell and satellite phones, rejecting a contingent of mushers who wanted to return to the communication blackouts of the recent past.


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