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By Megan Gannon Through archaeological and archival research, the locations of nearly 100 individual burials have been identified at Pilgrim Hot Springs. The unmarked graves are thought to contain...
Jason Mackey extinguishes the widow's lantern as the last musher off the trail on the 2023 Iditarod.
By Megan Gannon Just after 5 p.m. on Friday, March 17, with the still bright spring sun shining down on Nome, Jason Mackey ran toward the burled arch in Nome with ice frozen to his chin, five dogs in...
Ryan Redington arrives in Nome
By Diana Haecker Ryan Redington, 40, fulfilled a dream —not only for him but his entire Redington family clan —by winning the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog race on Tuesday, shortly after noon, when he...
INTO KOYUK— Musher Wade Marrs and his dog team arrived in Koyuk on Monday, March 13.
By Megan Gannon and Diana Haecker The small field of Iditarod mushers starting from Willow last Sunday shrunk more when Iditarod rookie Jennifer LaBar scratched in Rainy Pass due to a badly broken...
Winner Ryan Redington, his lead dogs Ghost and Sven and his parents Barb and Raymie Redington.
Ryan Redington, 40, of Knik, AK won the 2023 Iditarod in a time of 8 days, 21 hours and 13 minutes.
By Megan Gannon After four days without flights, Nomeites stranded at the Anchorage airport are starting to wonder if the Iditarod mushers will beat them back home. The delays have been a good...
By Diana Haecker Puddles on ice, slippery sidewalks and heavy wet snow berms are remnants of a three-day weather event that pummeled Nome and the region. Over the weekend and for the most part on...
FOOD BANK — Shoni Evans takes stock of the community donations in the Nome food bank, on Monday, February 27.
By Megan Gannon This past Monday afternoon, the “Open” flag was hanging outside the Nome Community Center’s Food Bank. Shoni Evans and Doris Angusuc were inside, ready to serve families in need of...
By Diana Haecker In a court hearing that spread out over two days, Jacob Olanna, 39, accused of sexually assaulting a young  woman mid-November 2021, accepted a plea bargain and was sentenced to 30...
DE-ICING— NJUS made sure power lines along the Beam road are free of ice on Friday, Feb. 24.
By Megan Gannon Life in Nome slowed during consecutive blizzards over the last week. On the evening of Monday, Feb. 20, the last of the Iron Dog snowmachiners on the trail made it to their...

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