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Ketchikan Kings make conference swing

...the tourney with a 64-63 overtime loss to Nome, then lost 70-68 on a buzzer-beater to Lathrop. Nome won the tourney 53-31 over South.The...haven't been since I have been here."In the Nome loss, Pihl and James scored 14 apiece and...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-01-29/ketchikan-kings-make-conference-swing
Sports
Ketchikan girls hang on in coaches' poll

...Barrow Whalers on top, Monroe Catholic Rams second, Grace Christian Grizzlies third, Anchorage Christian Lions fourth and Nome Nanooks fifth.Barrow has posted a 16-3 mark to date with losses to Squalicum, Washington (53-46), Service (60-55...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-01-29/ketchikan-girls-hang-coaches-poll
Sports
Michigan man's WWII dog tag found in Nome

...western Alaska beach has discovered a Michigan soldier's World War II dog tag.Mario Gandolfo said he found the dog tag in Nome, Alaska, on Nov. 4 and wanted to return the 70-year-old artifact to its original owner's family, WOOD-TV reported...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-11/michigan-mans-wwii-dog-tag-found-nome
State
TMHS girls lose at Ketchikan

...Edgecumbe before the region tourney at Ketchikan.NOME WINS TOURNEYIn other high school action, the Nome Nanooks beat host South 53-21 to win the...basketball tournament at South High. Klay Baker led Nome with 22 points. Class 3A Nome beat 4A Ketchikan...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-01-27/tmhs-girls-lose-ketchikan
Sports
Hunter kills musk ox in subsistence hunt near Nome

NOME - A hunter in Nome has killed the first muskox eligible for harvesting in a local subsistence...Gorn says the musk ox was an older bull but not the animal that some Nome residents say has been acting aggressively.Four other permits for harvesting...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-08/hunter-kills-musk-ox-subsistence-hunt-n
State
Nome may nix tax-exempt status for churches, non-profit groups

NOME - Houses of worship and scores of nonprofit organizations in Nome would lose their tax-exempt status as the city looks for ways to increase revenue.The city council last week began considering stripping the tax-exempt status of these...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-03/nome-may-nix-tax-exempt-status-churches
State
Building our state

...infrastructure was essential. He had a vision for opening up Alaska to get to our resources - specifically advocating for roads to Nome and McGrath.Alaska will not survive on oil alone. We must get to our other resources and open up the state to as much commerce...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-19/building-our-state
Letters
Lack of snow could change location of Iditarod race start

...mushers and dogs through the Alaska Range, down the Yukon River and along the Bering Sea coast to the old gold rush town of Nome. Race organizers in 2003 moved the start of the race to Fairbanks on the north side of the Alaska Range because of low snow...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-01-21/lack-snow-could-change-location-iditar
Sports
Canine officer joins Nome Police Department

NOME - Nome has a new officer on the police force, and with summer approaching, she...on these things, and odor does escape from those things."Icon came to Nome about a month ago. Before that, she and Officer Timm were in Alabama...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-09/canine-officer-joins-nome-police-depart
State
Lacking sea ice, seal pups bask on Nome beaches

NOME - An early disappearance of sea ice after a warm winter off Nome and other western Alaska communities has prompted an...coming ashore.More than 20 pups have been spotted on Nome beaches this year, KNOM-radio reported Tuesday. Other...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-03/lacking-sea-ice-seal-pups-bask-nome-bea
State

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