Joseph Murphy

...Isabella. Joe is also survived by many friends, but special mentions are Russell Beal and family of Ketchikan, Patrick Octuck of Nome and Dan Levengood and family of Juneau. Joe is also survived by his mother and stepfather, Suzanne and Willie Joseph, siblings...
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...
New, larger clinics planned for 2 villages

...Island to serve the two communities. Residents in those areas must fly to Nome or Anchorage for serious ailments that can't be handled by the physician...The Norton Sound Health Corp. serves 20 tribes in 15 villages, as well as Nome.
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...
Alaska Science Forum: A float down the Tanana River

...carried a 20-pound package of diphtheria antitoxin from Nenana to Nome. In January 1925, Wild Bill Shannon carried the package inside...miles away. Twenty mushers carried the antidote 674 miles to Nome in less than six days. Tolovana Roadhouse is the only relay...
Learning to run the Southeast way

Despite the sweat and foliage clinging to his body, Nome High School junior Wilson Hoogendorn was smiling at the top it," Hoogendorn said. "This is a lot different. In Nome, we don't have the very rooty or rocky trails, so this is...
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...
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...


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