Around midnight early Friday, Nome’s Volunteer Fire Department raced down Front Street to meet a fire at the Twin Dragon.
Through combined efforts from Teller and Nome, firefighting personnel were able to enter the structure and contain the fire. According to NVFD, the burnt residence sustained major heat and smoke damage throughout but is still standing and can be repaired.
Mitch Seavey has just arrived at the Nome finish line, claiming his third championship in the Iditarod.
In Anchorage, a heroin bust. In Nome, two men have been arrested for possession of heroin.
The blizzard currently battering western Alaska is but the first of two storm systems to affect the region this weekend, the National Weather Service says. The second is projected to arrive New Year’s Eve.
Along with 6-12 inches of new snow, severe winds, and whiteout conditions, a blizzard coming to Western Alaska may “mobilize” chunks of Bering Sea ice and lead to coastal flooding.
An assault in Teller on Monday morning left three men injured, two of whom were sent by medevac to Anchorage for treatment.
These are unofficial results. The Nome City Council will meet on Thursday, October 6th at 12 o’clock noon for a Special Session to canvass the results of the October 4th election.
On Tuesday, Dallas Seavey and his dogs came running down Front Street to win Iditarod 44 — and set a new race record. Less than an hour later, his father finished second.
In the early morning hours of Tuesday, March 15, Dallas Seavey won Iditarod 44, claiming his fourth championship.