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Power Pole Breaks on Front Street

Downed power pole, Front Street, Nome

High winds from tonight’s storm broke off the top of a power pole on Front Street, taking a transformer with it. Nome Joint Utility employees and volunteers from the Nome Volunteer Fire and Nome Volunteer Ambulance Departments responded. A portion of Front Street was closed off and there were no reports of injuries.  

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Update News: Monday, August 27, 2012

In Monday’s news: a Saturday fire at Dredge 6 just west of Nome appears to have been intentionally set; Alaska Attorney General Michael Geraghty appeals to EPA for cleanup at Red Devil Mine; 2nd annual Arctic Imperative Summit begins in Girdwood; Nome Nanooks cross country teams kick off their season with two wins in fall invitational.

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