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In the Holiday Echo Chamber

It was not sad to work through the holidays. But it was a little annoying, and a primer on the mechanics of holidays in the working world. Both of my parents work in academia, so growing up I took for granted the generous wingspan of the holidays, which I believe naturally lasted from early December…

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‘Tis the Season

‘Tis the season for holly jolly and merry-making, for snowmen and skating and Santa. It would be untrue for me to say I don’t miss being home for the holidays- making cookies with family, driving around to see homes decked out in full Christmas attire, seeing friends home from various adventures. What I do not…

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Nome for the Holidays

“What Nome lacks in decoration,” Emily says, “it makes up for in spirit.” She, and all our volunteers, thank the many people who are making this holiday season special.

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Winter is Coming, Did You Bring Your Coat?

“I hate summer. My winter clothes and animal hats want to be liberated NOW.” This is what I told a friend as I suffered from heat stroke last summer.  I daydreamed of snow and wind and of a frozen land up north, and guess what? I got it. This is my first winter in Nome.…

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Update News: Tuesday, December 11, 2012

In Tuesday’s news: No active oil spill near St. Lawrence Island, Coast Guard and State still looking for source of oil that covered oiled wildlife this fall; Two people in Bethel died in cold, abandoned buildings last week; Burned body in St. Mary’s identified; Alaska’s congressional delegation aiming to change a federal monitoring program on…

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