nome nome  /ˈnoʊm/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a town in western Alaska on the southern coast of the Seward Peninsula; an important center of an Alaskan gold rush at the beginning of the 20th century

News

  • State, Federal Governments Investigate Deepwater Port Possibilities

    The state and U.S. government are partnering together to investigate building a deep port at Nome or Port Clarence. They’re in the early stages of the study. Officials from the Alaska Department of Transportation and U.S. Army Corps of Engineer visited Nome, Brevig Mission and Teller last week to collect public input about marine infrastructure and to hear about local concerns over natural ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Alaska Public Radio Network

Quotes

  1. "I'm not sure they're going to have what it takes," Mackey said of his 14-dog team before leaving Nulato at 2:49 pm to head to Kaltag 68 kilometres downriver. "But I'm not giving up. A lot can happen between now and Nome."
    on Mar 8, 2007 By: Lance Mackey Source: 940 News

  2. "We're commissioning preliminary work on a road to Umiat and pursuing a road to Nome," Palin said.
    on Jan 23, 2009 By: Sarah Palin Source: istockAnalyst.com (press release)

  3. "I take full responsibility for what happened there. End of story," Cameron said. "Now this game is about this team and for me personally, it's about the offense getting better. We could be playing in Nome, Alaska, any of the other 31 teams;...
    on Oct 16, 2008 By: Cam Cameron Source: Sun-Sentinel.com

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