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Update News: Friday, August 2, 2013

In Friday’s news:

  • City of Galena receives $900,000 federal grant for flooding recovery;
  • Senator Lisa Murkowski wants explanation for Army artillery use that potentially started wildfire;
  • Representative Don Young votes to reduce borrowing costs for college students;
  • State advisory panel holding summit on Alaska’s relationship with the federal government;
  • Republican Bill Walker planning to run as unaffiliated candidate for governor;
  • As Nome’s gold rush continues, meet a gold miner who has lived in Nome since 1979.