SITTING OUT THE WEATHER— Gold dredges were parked at Belmont Point on Monday, June 29, waiting for choppy seas to calm down.
Photo by Keith Conger
FISH RIVER FISHING— White Mountain anglers Melody Bergamaschi, left, and Yvette Barr-Apok, center, are joined by Cameryn Olson of Golovin to fish for salmon near White Mountain on Friday, June 26.
Photo by Diana Haecker
BEACH MINING— A miner worked with heavy equipment to dig for gold on claims of Poorman’s Paradise, on June 19.
Pool mystery solved
By Maisie Thomas
Several months after city employees discovered that 144,000 gallons of water were missing from the public Nome Swimming Pool, the mystery of its disappearance has finally been solved.
62 mushers sign up for 44th Iditarod
By Diana Haecker with Maisie Thomas
A golden Phoenix climbing out of the ashes graces a Facebook page run by the Willow Community Rebuild Project dedicated to help those who lost their homes in the Sockeye Fire which raged through Willow, starting June 14.
Miners set up camp, work the sands at Poor Man’s Paradise
By Diana Haecker
With the continued cleanup and eviction of mining camps on land owned by the Nome Gold Company Alaska on West Beach and around Dredge 6, new mining activity and temporary dwellings went up on East Beach.