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Too Good For Words

Anvil City Square, Nome

“In a place where few things naturally grow or thrive, life finds a way not only to exist, but to do so pleasurably. And to know and share in those triumphs and successes is to know Nome,” Tyler writes in his farewell volunteer blog post.

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New Survey Points to Frustrations Among Nome GCI Customers

A GCI telecommunications tower in rural Alaska, silhouetted by a fiery sunset

GCI’s survey — undertaken after a February meeting checkered with local complaints over broadband coverage and data allotment — reported three main findings: 90% of Nome customers are aware of user data usage, 50% check usage regularly, and most Nomeites are appreciative of local staff but frustrated with the customer service line.

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