Nome prepares to greet Iditarod winner

NOME - Nome and its residents are nearly ready for the biggest party of the year on Alaska' sled dogs in 1925 to deliver lifesaving diphtheria serum from Seward to Nome.The winner of this year's race is expected to arrive early Wednesday...
Survey finds widespread violence against Nome-area women

...least 51 percent of women in Alaska's Nome region have experienced physical abuse...and sexual violence. The survey for the Nome Census area was conducted last year, when...Besides the Bering Sea coastal town of Nome, the area includes the communities of...
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...
Dallas Seavey wins Iditarod marked by uncertainty

NOME - If ever there was uncertainty about the...finish line in the Bering Sea coastal town of Nome at 4:13 a.m., completing the route in...musher Aaron Burmeister was third, arriving in Nome at 9:47 a.m., followed by Jessie Royer...
Seaveys top Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race finishers

NOME - If ever there was uncertainty about the...finish line in the Bering Sea coastal town of Nome at 4:13 a.m., completing the route in...Aaron Burmeister. Behind them en route to Nome were Jessie Royer and Aliy Zirkle.Before...
Seavey expected to win Iditarod early today

...checkpoint, 77 miles from the finish line in Nome. Seavey had a three-hour lead over the...was 39-year-old Aaron Burmeister of Nome. If Burmeister overcomes the odds to win the race, he would be the first person from Nome to win the hometown competition. Stan...
Rookie musher from California last to finish Iditarod

...Dog Race has wrapped up, with the final musher arriving in Nome.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported that rookie musher Cindy Abbott, from Irvine, California, arrived in Nome seconds before 9:20 p.m. Sunday. Abbott wins the Red Lantern...
Burmeister has lead in Iditarod, first to leave Galena

...Race on Thursday.Aaron Burmeister of Nome was the first musher to leave the checkpoint...000-mile race to the coastal town of Nome - to prepare a five-course meal to include...Fairbanks to the old gold-rush town of Nome.This is Maixner's fifth Iditarod attempt...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for March 9, 2015

...mushers and 1,248 dogs will leave Fairbanks for the long trail to Nome. The Iditarod always attracts attention, but this year is particularly...Fairbanks will now run another 1,000 miles from Fairbanks to Nome - as if they had mushed 2,000 miles from Whitehorse to the...
Aaron Burmeister first musher to reach Bering Sea coast

...higher than fourth was back in the lead Sunday in the 2015 race to Nome, his hometown.Aaron Burmeister, 39, was the first musher...trail from Kaltag in 11 hours. Unalakleet is 269 miles from Nome.Burmeister left Kaltag in third place with 13 dogs after taking...


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