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Update News: February 22nd, 2014

In Friday’s news:

  • Iron Dog leaders taking their final 10-hour layover on Yukon River checkpoints;
  • An Oregon mining entrepreneur says he has a plan to develop a deep-draft port at Port Clarence;
  • USGS says melting Beaufort sea ice creating new habitat for geese on the North Slope;
  • Nome Port Commission votes for a slight increase to rates;
  • Nome will be represented at Junior Iditarod this weekend by young  musher Janelle Trowbridge.

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