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.
Early Saturday morning, while on their way towards the Nulato checkpoint, the sled dog teams of Aliy Zirkle and Jeff King collided with a snowmachiner.
The first Iron Dog teams arrived in Nome on Tuesday afternoon, led by the rec class team of Scott Ferreira of Kotzebue and Kent Smith of Marquette, Michigan.