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Archive for April 2013

April 2004: In the media

April 16, 2004 This month’s issue of Catholic Digest features a 6-page article on KNOM, condensed from a piece in January’s St. Anthony Messenger.  The magazine titles the article “Best Little Radio Station in America?”

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My Akutaq, Your Akutaq

This week I attended Kawerak’s 40th Year Anniversary Regional Conference. The three-day event brought together native speakers, workshops, and performances from all over the region, including celebrated poet Joan Kane, 2011 Iditarod champion John Baker, and doctor/singer/songwriter Darryl Tonemah. I kept busy attending workshops, listening to open forums, and viewing exhibits, such as the one…

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Update News: Friday, April 12, 2013

In Friday’s news: Anchorage man banished from Akiak after suspected of bringing alcohol into dry community; GCI’s TERRA-Northwest project underway; Elders and youth gathered yesterday to exchange traditional knowledge of marine mammal hunting; State House has passed legislation to help bring LNG to Interior Alaska; Kobuk 440 mushers on the trail.

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Update News: Thursday, April 11, 2013

In Thursday’s news: At Kawerak Conference, Alaska legislators address concerns about VAWA and energy policy; Native psychologist encourages healthy habits in Kawerak keynote speech; State Senate strikes out controversial provision in gun control bill; Coast Guard finds Haines man reported overdue on sailboat to Juneau.

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Update News: Wednesday, April 10, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: Kawerak celebrates 40th anniversary with Regional Conference; ICC President and Ltn. Gov. talk Arctic Policy at Kawerak conference; Alaska Senate passes abortion bill that narrows definition of “medically necessary” abortions; Nome Board of Education opposes private school bill.

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TouchStone: Diseased Seals

Spotted seal

This Friday on TouchStone (April 12, 2013 at 10 am) we’re talking about diseased seals. We’ll be joined by two special guests – UAF Marine Advisory Program’s Gay Sheffield and the North Slope Dept. of Wildlife Management’s Dr. Raphaela Stimmelmayr. Tune in to hear the latest on the Unexpected Mortality Event. Start the conversation now.…

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Update News: Tuesday, April 9, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Unalakleet residents boil water due to out-of-order water treatment center; White Mountain attempts to avoid a water system freeze-up; City of Nome gets authorization to remove the Rustler; North Slope oil companies back proposed oil tax overhaul; Evan Booth wins Archie Ferguson Willie Goodwin Memorial Snowmachine Race.

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Sounding Board: Inspirational Teachers

This week on Sounding Board (Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 10 am), we’re talking about inspirational teachers. Can you remember a teacher who believed in you? Did you ever have a coach who gave you a second chance? Who was an elder who motivated you to keep going when times got tough? What message would…

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Special Call-In Show: Arctic Policy

This Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 2:30 pm, we’re hosting a special call-in show on Arctic policy. Four special guests will be in studio to answer your questions about Arctic planning and policy. Hear about what’s being done locally, state-wide and internationally on key issues: from sustaining fisheries to protecting subsistence lifestyles, from fostering smart oil and…

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Update News: Monday, April 8, 2013

In Monday’s news: Environmental groups praise new federal report on arctic management; Alaska House passes bill that gives cities power to remove derelict and abandoned vessels; State Senate okays $2 billion capital budget; Alaska command cancels a second major military training exercise due to sequester; Iditarod veterans and local mushers sign up for Kobuk 440.

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