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Kotzebue and Nome Rivalry On Display During Husky Shootout

Both Nome varsity basketball teams went to Kotzebue this past weekend for the Husky shootout, each returning with a 1-2 record and an all-tournament player. The Nome boys defeated Kotzebue while losing to Nikiski and Homer. The Lady Nanooks defeated Homer 50-32 while losing to Kotzebue and Nikiski. The Nome girls’ lone win came in…

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NBHS Basketball Teams Return From Seward With Mixed Results

Nome Beltz High School "den of the mighty nanooks"

The Nome Nanook basketball teams were in Seward this past weekend for a pair of games against the Seward Seahawks. The double-header saw the Nome girls leave undefeated and the boys’ team go home winless. The Lady Nanooks took home a pair of double-digit wins, 59-32 and 53-27. The boys did not fare as well,…

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Legislation the Key to Future Educational Tribal Compacting, Discussions Ongoing with Governor

Governor Mike Dunleavy’s administration has been discussing plans for possible legislation with federally-recognized tribes that will allow for educational tribal compacts in Alaska. During a presentation and listening session last month, the governor gave examples of what that could look like in rural Alaska communities. KNOM’s Joe Coleman reports: Department of Education Project Coordinator and…

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