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The polar vortex

With regards to weather, 2014 got off to a very strange start all throughout the United States: in Alaska as well as in the Lower 48, albeit for opposite reasons. In many places in the contiguous 48 states, a “polar vortex” weather pattern was causing abnormally frigid temperatures in early January, while in Alaska, Nome…

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Update News: January 28th, 2014

In Tuesday’s news: The Nome Common Council discussed the Richard Foster Building, mushing, and other city issues at last night’s meeting; Alaska Department of Transportation says highway access to Valdez is indefinitely cut off following avalanches; Record winter temperatures were set in Nome yesterday, and warm weather is expected to persist; Callan Chythlook-Sifsof, snowboarder with…

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