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...
Sitka: Mt. Edgecumbe High School

...Anchorage Mattias J. A. T. Hautala, Kwethluk Kathy Marie Holly, Nome Fredrick Carl Holmberg, Kalskag John Dominic Hunt, Emmonak...Ripke, Palmer Alyssa Rodgers, Bethel Caitlyn Sherman-Luce, Nome Skye Ray Shipton, St. Michael Korbin Shaleece Storms, Unalakleet...
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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...
Alaska is first phase of fiber optic project

...approach, Pierce said, with work starting on links from Asia to Nome and Prudhoe Bay to Europe after the Alaska portion of the project...the oil field complex of Prudhoe Bay that'll come ashore in Nome, a Western Alaska community.That subsea line will have offshoots...
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...
Rare blue-colored red king crab caught in Nome

NOME - A rare blue-colored red king crab was...fisherman's catch earlier this month in Nome, Alaska.KNOM reported Frank McFarland his pot when fishing on July Fourth off Nome. The blue crab is being kept alive at the...
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...
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...
Wildlife troopers cite Nome woman in musk ox death

NOME - A Nome woman has been cited by Alaska State Wildlife Troopers in connection with the killing of a musk...northwest of Anchorage starting about five years ago. The brown bear hunting season for the area around Nome also opens Aug. 1.
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...


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