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April 30, 2015

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Photo by Diana Haecker
SPRING TIME IN NOME— While the sea ice is still in place, the tundra around Nome is slowly revealing brown willows and brushes as temperatures rise.
By Diana Haecker
TOUGH LANDING— The pilot of the Cessna 185 was not injured in the emergency landing last Thursday. During the landing, the ski was ripped off, the wing was damaged and there was a prop strike, according to emergency personnel.
Photo by Keith Conger
WINTER OR SPRING - Rebecca Finger (left) of the UAF K-12 Outreach program shows the differences between winter and spring ptarmigan plumage to Kellie Miller (center) and Sophia Marble during the UAF Community Science Night on Friday. See page 17.


Secretary Kerry assumes chairmanship of Arctic Council
By Diana Haecker
On Friday, April 24, Canadian Arctic Council chair Leona Aglukkaq handed over the gavel to United States Secretary of State John Kerry, who now assumes the chairmanship of the Arctic Council for the next two years.

Small plane makes emergency landing
By Diana Haecker
A Cessna 185 single engine plane made an emergency landing last Thursday, April 23 at City Field. According to Nome Volunteer Fire Department Chief Jim West Jr., the pilot took off from City Field on his way to White Mountain.

Legislature adjourns, Governor Walker calls for special session
By Diana Haecker
On Monday, both the Alaska House of Representatives and Senate adjourned the first session of the 29th Legislature, saying that they passed an operating budget.




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