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  1. ast will depart Nome at the end of this semester - December 31.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | APRN

    Hopes of calmly winding down the fall semester have now been dashed, as the Nome Board of Education is about to get busy searching for a new superintendent. Steve Gast's letter of resignation was officially submitted-and accepted-by the Nome School Board at last night's regular meeting.

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  2. Mudgett: 90 days in a place like NomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    OK, when you put winter in those terms, it sounds horrific. If you spent the winter in Nome, Alaska, it would average about 20 degrees with a constant stiff sea breeze, and winter would last a whole lot longer than 90 days.

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  3. Study on Arctic port for Alaska delayedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Three sites on the Seward Peninsula, including Nome and Port Clarence, are being considered as the site for an Arctic port. A study on such a port from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, due in March, will be delayed.

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  4. Bering Strait ship traffic grows, with Russia leading way and Alaska laggingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2013 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... of the Arctic Circle are often forced to make long trips through the strait simply to refuel in communities such as Nome. In Russia, some of the more than 15 icebreakers owned by the government are positioned along the way to escort the freighters. ...

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  5. More cold cash for Iditarod sled dog race winnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | CBC News

    ... of that growth that we've set a goal to accomplish." The winner of the nearly 1,600-kilometre race from Anchorage to Nome used to pocket $69,000 for first place - until the downturn in the economy five years ago, when the Iditarod lost nearly $1 ...

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  6. Notorious section of Iditarod trail gets faceliftRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... the section of trail is one of the most difficult parts of the 1,000-mile sled-dog race that runs from Anchorage to Nome. Mushers heading toward Nikolai, approximately 75 miles west of Rohn, often navigate a trail full of obstacles -- including ...

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  7. Alaska News Nightly: December 2, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | APRN

    ... the highest winner's payout in the race's history. Stan Hooley, Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race CEO, says the first to Nome will receive $70,000, that's almost $20,000 more than the winner earned last year For decades, caribou have posed a threat to ...

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  8. Iditarod sled dog race bumps up winnings; top 2015 musher to get nearly $20,000 ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | Nanaimo Daily News

    In this March 11, 2014 file photo, Dallas Seavey sits under the burled arch in Nome, Alaska after winning the 2014 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. The world's most famous sled dog race is putting some more cold cash into the hands of its top mushers.

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    Dec 2, 2014 | Coast Reporter

    In this March 11, 2014 file photo, Dallas Seavey sits under the burled arch in Nome, Alaska after winning the 2014 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. The world's most famous sled dog race is putting some more cold cash into the hands of its top mushers.

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  10. This week in history: The Klondike Gold Rush helped lift Vancouver out of a depressionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | Canada.com

    ... about 40,000 ever made it. The boom was short. Most of the miners left the Klondike in 1899 when gold was discovered in Nome, Alaska. Is there more to this story? We'd like to hear from you about this or any other stories you think we should know ...

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  11. Fairbanks storytellers find eager audience for 'Dark Winter Nights'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... The others addressed topics as varied as driving with wolves on the Steese Highway and finding love and family in Nome. Inspired in part by the growing popularity of radio shows such as "This American Life" and "The Moth" or live appearances such as ...

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  12. Nome proposes new taxes to deal with dwindling state, federal dollarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Business owners, nonprofit workers, and residents made for a full house in Nome City Council chambers Monday as the council debated contentious tax issues. Nome's nonprofits and churches will remain exempt from city sales tax-and retailers won't have their unsold inventories taxed-but efforts to charge property tax on airplanes moved forward.

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  13. Nome City Council opts against levying sales tax on churches, nonprofitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... were a chorus of rejection for all three proposals. On the sales tax exemption issue, Danielle Slingsby with the Nome Community Center -- which runs the town food bank, the Nome Children's Home providing transitional youth housing, the XYZ Senior ...

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  14. A Bike Ride 1,000 Miles Across AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    Philip Hofstetter, with his fat bike in the Salmon Lake area near Nome, Alaska, finished third in this year's Iditarod Trail Invitational 1,000-mile bike race.

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  15. Northwest Alaska residents meet with mining company on graphite depositRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    A mining company hoping to turn a large graphite deposit on the Seward Peninsula into the country's only large-scale graphite mine met with residents in Teller this week to discuss its findings and hear from the locals who would live closest to any potential mine. Vancouver-based Graphite One Resources has spent three summers at its Graphite Creek deposit near Imuruk Basin, on the north flank of the Kigluaik Mountains, about 40 miles north of Nome.

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  16. Residents of Seward Peninsula villages meet with graphite mining company on Imuruk Basin depositRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    A mining company hoping to turn a large graphite deposit on the Seward Peninsula into the country's only large-scale graphite mine met with residents in Teller this week to discuss its findings and hear from the locals who would live closest to any potential mine. Vancouver-based Graphite One Resources has spent three summers at its Graphite Creek deposit near Imuruk Basin, on the north flank of the Kigluaik Mountains, about 40 miles north of Nome.

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  17. Villager's remains lead to 1918 flu breakthroughRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... of flu victims buried in permafrost. Those victims could possibly be found in Alaska, where "Spanish influenza did to Nome and the Seward Peninsula what the Black Death did to fourteenth-century Europe," wrote Alfred Crosby in The Forgotten ...

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  18. When is it too cold to golf?Read the original story

    Nov 14, 2014 | The Sand Trap

    ... set up on Lake Minnetonka. Wind chills of -31 degrees didn't stop 500 hardcore golfers from teeing it up in 2007. Nome Alaska Played on a six-hole, par-41 course laid out on the frozen Bering Sea. Participants get shotgun shells to use as tees and ...

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  19. Rural Alaska post offices may see reduction in hours in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... yet adjusted their hours will now have to do so by January. This article originally appeared on KNOM Radio Mission , a Nome-based radio station sharing stories from around Western Alaska. It is republished here with permission. 1 comment

  20. Mackey's back in Iditarod; so are four other champsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... race due to health and financial concerns. Instead of preparing his dogs for the 1,000-mile race from Anchorage to Nome this winter, he was racking up tens of thousands of dollars in dental bills to repair damage inflicted by throat cancer. Mackey ...

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