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June 25th, 2015

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Photo by Ivory Okleasik
HERE COME THE BAD GUYS—The annual Midnight Sun bank robbery went off without a hitch as the bad boys and gals made it to Wells Fargo unhindered. See story on the Midnight Sun festivities starting on page 10.
Photo by Mallory Conger
SOLAR POWER – Ivory Okleasik of Nome is propelled toward the heavens during the blanket toss on Wednesday during the Midnight Sun Festival. See story on page 11.
Photo by Sandra Medearis
NO ENTRY—Nome Gold Alaska Corp personnel flagged empty camps and taped doors on West Beach last week as the company followed up on requests from City of Nome to clear their beach property of shanties to prevent running afoul of flood insurance requirements.


Pope issues call to action to combat climate change
By Diana Haecker
On June 17, Pope Francis released his much anticipated encyclical titled “Laudato Si: On the Care of our Common Home” at Vatican City, in Rome.

Nonprofits pitch their causes to City Council
By Sandra L. Medearis
Several nonprofit organizations came to the Nome Common Council meeting on June 22 to plead their causes after the council tabled the City’s contributions to programs when passing the FY16 spending plan and setting the mill rate.

NGAC’s West Beach cleanup continues, little by little
By Sandra L. Medearis
Nome Gold Alaska Corp. has continued work to clear ramshackle shelters from West Beach. On June 16 company personnel flagged and tagged abandoned shelters.




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