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The pattern of bitter cold or super blustery weather that hampered Nome much of the winter let up just in time for this year’s field of 39 snowmachine racers to head out Saturday on the annual 200-...
OFF THEY GO— Nome-grown musher Noah Burmeister gives the thumbs-up as he leaves the ceremonial start line at the 45th running of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on Saturday, March 4.
Seventy-two mushers from Alaska, the Lower 48, Canada, the Czech Republic, France, England, Sweden and Norway are on their way to Nome, making their way westward on the Yukon, which reportedly...
Seasoned Iron Dog competitors know that to finish The World's Longest Toughest Snowmachine Race they must save as many precious ticks of the clock as possible while keeping their rig’s mechanical...
FIRST IN NOME— Iron Dog Team 16, Todd Minnick and Nick Olstad reached the halfway point Nome on Tuesday at 3:27 p.m. Their trail time was 21 hours, 19 minutes and 25 seconds. On Thursday morning, the...
What if a basketball tournament was held and a track meet broke out? The Brevig Mission Huskies and Shishmaref Northern Lights boys answered that question during the championship match of the Norton...
It has been no secret to Nanooks fans that Nome’s varsity boys basketball season has not gone as well as the players had hoped.  The Nanooks squad, however, got the proverbial “monkey off their backs...
WEST COAST RIVALRY— The Kotzebue Huskies All-Tournament standout Ashley Ramoth, 5, drives past Nome-Beltz Nanooks All-Tournament player Lisa Okbaok, 33, during in the Championship Game of the 2017 Subway Showdown on Saturday evening in the Nome-Beltz gym. Kotzebue won the contest 50-38 to claim first place at the three-day event.
The rivalry that played out Saturday night in the Nome-Beltz gym might not quite match the status of the Green Bay Packers versus the Chicago Bears or the Boston Red Sox versus the New York Yankees,...
ON HER WAY— Nome Ski and Biathlon member Emelyne Hobbs heads out on the trail during the 6-kilometer sprint race at the US Team Trials in Vermont.
Four biathletes with ties to rural Alaska’s Western Interior Ski Association traveled to Jericho, Vermont last week to participate in the US Team Trials for Youth and Juniors. The competition was...
The Unalakleet coed volleyball squad appeared headed for an early exit from the 2016 ASAA Mixed-Six Volleyball State Championships at Dimond High School in Anchorage last weekend as they started play...
RUNNING THE GAUNTLET— Wallace Ungwiluk of the Gambell Qughsatkut serves the ball against the White Mountain Wolves on Saturday afternoon during the Western Conference Mixed-Six Volleyball Championships in Gambell. The Qughsatkut beat three traditional BSSD powerhouses to claim its first championship
The Gambell high school co-ed volleyball team was operating as the underdog in the proverbial David and Goliath story that unfolded last weekend as they played in front of their home fans during the...

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