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August 28, 2014

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Photo by Crystal Tobuk

XC SEASON— The Nome-Beltz XC running team are at the start of the Tsaltishi Invitational cross-country running race at Skyview High School in Soldotna. See story page 10.

Photo by Rachel Scholten

GARDEN FAIRIES— Katherine Hobbs, left, and Paige Gustafson enjoyed visiting Nome’s gardens and greenhouses during the annual Nome Garden Tour held on Sunday, August 24. See story page 9.


Photo by Diana Haecker

TREACHEROUS— NBHS Maintenace Foreman Bill Potter looks at the sink hole that devel- oped near the main entrance to NBHS.


U.S. Sec. of Commerce, NOAA administrator visit Nome

By Diana Haecker

Last week’s visit by U.S. Secre- tary of Commerce Penny Pritzker and the NOAA administrator Dr. Kathryn Sullivan continued the se- ries of federal dignitaries descending on Nome to learn about Arctic reali- ties such as increased maritime traf- fic and climate change.


Council examines sales tax exemptions

By Sandra L. Medearis

The Council had City attorney, Brooks Chandler at the meeting table during a work session Monday, discussing ways to increase revenue to meet budget shortfalls in the current budget and to stay within the law.


Sink hole detected at NBHS

By Diana Haecker

In the first few days of school, Nome Beltz students had to use a side entrance to the Nome Beltz High School because of a large sink- hole that developed dangerously close to the main entrance.




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