Corona Virus Changes Iditarod Finish

IN RESPONSE TO PUBLIC HEALTH CONCERNS OVER THE COVID 19 Virus:

The Nome Common Council decided in an emergency meeting today to close city facilities:

Old St. Joe’s
Rec Center
Richard Foster Building (including Museum and Library)
The sSwimming Pool
Nome Public Schools for After-school activities
The Visitor Center
Limit access to the Mini Convention Center as staff sees fit.

This means: there won’t be the Lonnie O’Connor Basketball Tournament. The Iditarod banquet and Musher’s Meet and Greet is postponed; Iditarod Arts and Crafts Fair is canceled. Council member Brown said the public is encouraged to NOT COME to Nome. Iditarod dog teams will still arrive and will be welcomed to Nome. #Iditarod,#COVID-19, #Nome, #CityofNome, #LonnieO’ConnorBasketballTournament

 

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