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As rain soaks Alaska, state's wildland firefighters head south

...and personnel are headed Outside as wildland fire potential decreases in much of the state. The Gannett Glacier and White Mountain crews are on their way to northcentral Washington. Nearly 100 Alaska Division of Forestry overhead personnel, supervisory...
King leads Iditarod, 1st out of White Mountain

...competitor have completed mandatory eight-hour layovers and begun the final 77-mile run to Nome.King departed White Mountain at 4:02 p.m. Monday. He dropped one dog and left with 11.He had reached the village at 7:02 a.m., 57...
Alaska mushers in lead on Iditarod's final stretch

...arrived at 7:02 a.m. at the White Mountain checkpoint, 77 miles from the...running third and pulled into White Mountain at 9:48 a.m.King and Zirkle...While the mushers rested in White Mountain, volunteers and city workers...
Seavey scales waterfall to win Iditarod

...Afognak Island.The next day he is bedding down next to lead dogs Beatle and Reef somewhere between the Ruby and White Mountain checkpoints in the Iditarod.Somewhere, my blend of reality TV and reality reality has become blurred.The Seavey...
Questions raised over Alaska Native language bill

...This bill gives them the opportunity to grow and have pride," said Millett, whose grandmother was Inupiat from White Mountain. Millett told the committee how her grandmother was not allowed to speak her language and thus was not able to pass...
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Dallas Seavey wins his second Iditarod

...started Monday afternoon when four-time champ King enjoyed an hour's lead over Zirkle and left the checkpoint at White Mountain.King wasn't challenged as he maintained, and at times, extended his lead along the Bering Sea coast. He was...
Sorlie keeps lead out of White Mountain

...musher to reach the village of White Mountain, 77 miles from Nome. Sorlie...layover all mushers must take at White Mountain, an Eskimo village of 200. The...above freezing when Sorlie reached White Mountain with eight dogs. "He was tired...
Man arrested on White Mountain pot charge

...Alaska State Troopers in Nome say a man has been arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle marijuana into the village of White Mountain. Jared Buffas was arrested Saturday afternoon. Troopers say they received an anonymous tip that the 25-year-old...
Man dies in boating crash

WHITE MOUNTAIN - A 60-year-old White Mountain man died when his river boat collided with a boat going the...narrow bend of the river. No other injuries were reported. White Mountain is on the west bank of the Fish River. The community of...
Regional News
Four die in house fire in Western village

ANCHORAGE - Four people have died in a house fire in the western Alaska village of White Mountain. Alaska State Troopers said the dead were White Mountain residents 71-year-old Josephine Lincoln, 51-year-old Frank Oksok- taruk, 43-year-old...


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