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Homer's Harrington wins historic girls title; Johnson, Carstens triumph for Nikiski

...losing to eventual champ Emery Booshu of Nome in the semifinals. Kalugin lost the third-place...121.5; 5) Dillingham, 119.5; 6) Nome, 84.5; 7) Wrangell, 71; 8) Homer, 69; 9) Craig, 48; 10) New...School) won by decision over Leif Erikson (Nome High School) (Dec 6-3) 145 ? Emery...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2014-12-13/nikiski-wrestlers-compete-at-state
Sports
Gold miners outraged at critical Nome letter

NOME (AP) - Nome gold miners are expressing outrage about a city letter citing the "negative social impacts" of their industry.Miners stormed the Nome City Council meeting Monday night to voice their anger about the July...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-30/gold-miners-outraged-at-critical-nom
News
First oil spill response drill planned near Nome

NOME (AP) - An oil spill response drill is set to take place at Port Clarence northwest of Nome on Wednesday in a region where industrial...Matt Melton. "Obviously the remoteness of Nome and Teller and Brevig brings some different...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-14/first-oil-spill-response-drill-plann
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Michaela Hutchison's historic wrestling title makes Alaska Sports Hall of Fame

...race more than 2,000 miles from Big Lake to Nome to Fairbanks every February. And John Brown...1984 as a 1,000-mile race from Big Lake to Nome. In 1994, it doubled in length by making Nome the halfway point in a race from Big Lake to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2014-12-08/michaelas-hutchisons-historic-wres
Sports
Volunteers bring Santa to remote Alaska village

...wanting to get there from the Lower 48 states, it would require first a flight to Anchorage, followed by another airplane ride to Nome, followed by a small-plane ride to Shishmaref. It's a big deal for someone to come in and bring gifts, he said."It's...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-09/volunteers-bring-santa-to-remote-ala
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Small-school wrestlers await state spotlight

...weight class, but is facing a steep challenge if and when he is confronted with three-time state champion Emery Booshu of Nome."The goal for Gav all year long has been a top three at state," said Voznesenka coach Justin Zank. Kalugin has a tough...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2014-12-11/small-school-wrestlers-await-state
Sports
Iron Dog reaches Nome

The Iron Dog reached its halfway point in Nome on Tuesday, with race leaders Mike Morgan of Nome and Chris Olds of Eagle River reaching the...Soldotna and Ryan Simons of Alberta arrived in Nome. Davis has four gold medals in the X Games...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2014-02-18/iron-dog-reaches-nome
Sports
Homer doctor, friends snowmachine to Nome

...along the Iditarod sled dog race course to Nome. Once there, he turns around and heads...part of the trail between Anchorage and Nome," said Sayer of his and Newton's volunteer...to make it from Anchorage to Takotna to Nome."Having made the initial trial run...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-02-27/homer-doctor-friends-snowmachine
Outdoors
Democrats gear up for party convention in Nome

JUNEAU - Don't expect fireworks when the state Democratic Party convention gets underway in Nome on Thursday - there will be no real drama among the top-ticket races.Democrats have already endorsed U.S. Sen. Mark Begich...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-05-14/democrats-gear-up-for-party-con
Community
Nikiski girls edged by Nome

...last-second, buzzer-beater layup from Nome freshman Senora Ahmasuk, losing 51-49...in nonconference play. Coincidentally, Nome beat Nikiski again on Saturday with the...Thompson led Nikiski with 17 points, while Nome's top scorer was Shayla Johnson with...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2013-03-02/nikiski-girls-edged-by-nome
Sports

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