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OFF AND RUNNING—Nome Nordic elementary ski coach Leonard Lastine helps fourth-grade skier Jamison Erickson-Ford start her skijor run with Chena. The fourth and fifth grade skiers enjoyed nice end of the season weather as they wrapped up the season.
By Keith Conger Nome’s student skiers took full advantage of the warm end of April temperatures as they concluded Nome Nordic’s 17th year of skiing. The program experienced an abundance of success...
OFF THEY GO – Riders accelerate off the line at the beginning of the race.
The Cannonball 150 snow machine race returned to Nome after a long hiatus and the weather cooperated by delivering an almost perfect day.There was plenty of snow thanks to the series of blizzards...
EXTENDED – Paris Hebel stretches to make contact during the Zoom competition on Friday.
The internet became the venue for 2021 NYO competition with young athletes from around the state competing via Zoom. On Thursday and Friday, April 15 and 16, the event was the Alaska high kick and...
FIVE-TIME WINNER— Nome’s Mike Morgan won the Archie Ferguson/Willie Goodwin Sr. Memorial snowmachine Race in Kotzebue on Saturday, April 3.
The Arctic Circle Racing Association got lucky in squeezing Kotzebue’s annual Archie Ferguson – Willie Goodwin Sr. snow machine race in between two nasty storms last weekend. Race Director Claude...
CLOSE FINISH – Riders Steven Quincy Williamson, bib 47— winner of the B class—  races Jacob Hannon, sixth place finisher in the C class, to the finish line at the Nome-Golovin 200 race held last Saturday.
On Saturday, March 20, weather finally allowed the Nome-Golovin snowmachine race to be held. The race, scheduled for the previous weekend, had to be postponed twice because of very bad weather...
2021 IDITAROD CHAMPION— Not under the burled arch in Nome, but at Deshka Landing, Dallas Seavey and his lead dogs enjoy their 2021 Iditarod victory, in the early morning hours of Monday, March 15.
Talkeetna musher Dallas Seavey crossed the finish line at Deshka Landing on Monday morning at 5:08 a.m. winning his fifth Iditarod, and thus tying Rick Swenson for the distinction of holding five...
CLOSE QUARTERS – Natallie Tobuk moves toward the hoop while Kotzebue’s Laveah Makiski defends. Nome’s Kellie Miller is ready for action.
The Nanook varsity boys downed Kotzbue on the Huskies’ home court in two games over the past weekend to bring their record for the year to 8-0. Friday night they won 80 to 34 and Saturday 71 to 40....
The squeak of Nikes on the Nanook gym floor was a sign that basketball was back last weekend. One reason you could hear the squeaks is because there were very few fans present. Each player was...
The Nome Kennel Club held a two-day, 92-mile race last weekend. Five mushers participated.
Five teams of dogs and mushers braved stinging cold to make 46-mile runs on two consecutive days last weekend. The original plan was a race to Pilgrim Hot Springs and back but deteriorating trail...
Mushers are scheduled to hit the trail for the 49th Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on Sunday, March 7. For the first time ever, the 2021 Iditarod will not end in Nome, but instead will be an out and...

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