Hansen won the race after one day, eight hours, and five minutes on the trail. That’s about five hours faster than second-place finisher, Diana Haecker of Nome.
Quintillion Starts Construction in Nome, Still on Schedule to Deliver High-Speed Internet in Early 2017
Construction crews began work on Tobuk Alley two weeks ago. They’ll move throughout Nome over the next three months.
The Nome-Council 200 begins Saturday at 10 a.m. Challenging Nome’s Diana Haecker and Stephanie Johnson is Paul Hansen of Kotzebue.
In the first season shortened by a new quota, winter fishermen harvested the allowed 41,376 pounds of red king crab in just over a month.
Nome Public Schools has drafted a $14.6 million budget. The district will finalize the budget on April 12, the same day lawmakers are set to gavel out.
The Bering Strait School District has joined a nationwide effort to encourage healthy relationships and end dating violence among Native youth.
The fire ruined structures owned by Kwik’Pak Fisheries and Yukon Marine Manufacturing. The damage is estimated at $3 million.
Champion Dallas Seavey also earned top honors, taking home $75,000 and a new truck for his first-place finish.
With a time of 2:07:09, West won the C Class and was named the race’s overall champion. Dora Hughes won the Women’s Class, clocking a time of 1:47:03 on the shorter course.
The weeklong international tournament ended Friday in Nuuk, Greenland. On the final day of competition, athletes from Nome and Unalakleet earned six medals.