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Archive for February 2014

No Card In Camera

Auroras 2

Tara gets an amazing view of the Aurora Borealis, and forgets to put the memory card in her camera. Sometimes it’s just about the experience.

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Update News: February 22nd, 2014

In Friday’s news: Iron Dog leaders taking their final 10-hour layover on Yukon River checkpoints; An Oregon mining entrepreneur says he has a plan to develop a deep-draft port at Port Clarence; USGS says melting Beaufort sea ice creating new habitat for geese on the North Slope; Nome Port Commission votes for a slight increase…

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Story49: Richard Beneville

This February, Story49 features Nome local Richard Beneville. This episode is separated into two acts. In Act 1, Richard recounts his journey from a career on Broadway to working in the AC Stores in Barrow and Nome; in Act 2, we’re in the studio with Richard as he discusses his struggle with alcohol addiction, how…

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Update News: February 20th, 2014

In Thursday’s news: Researchers and public health officials coordinating to release info on a parasite showing up in beluga whales in the next few days; Air-taxi operators and Bush pilots getting slammed by IRS’s interpretation of tax code provision; Prizes and race analysis doled out at Iron Dog banquet in Nome; State Supreme Court reaffirmed…

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Iron Dog races to Nome

Team #10: Morgan and Olds in Nome

KNOM News met 2014 Iron Dog snow machine race leaders at the half way point of their 2,031 mile race from Anchorage to Nome to Fairbanks. We snapped some shots and grabbed a couple quick interviews of top finishers.

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Update News: February 19th, 2014

In Wednesday’s news: Nome’s Mike Morgan and Chris Olds are the first in to the mid-race layover in Nome; The Nome Board of Ed discusses the FY2015 budget, and hears public remarks on problems at NBHS during it’s regular meeting; Lawmakers in RCA Committee vote unanimously to approve HB 216, officially recognizing 20 Alaska Native…

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Headstands on Ice

On a rare occasion, Zach recently chose to treat himself to a new, “big boy” camera. Inspired by a new toy, he experiments with yoga on the sea ice. Yes, including headstands.

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Update News: February 18th, 2014

In Tuesday’s news: A group of Republican state senators wants to change the make-up of a commission that vets judges for the governor; The Iditarod Trail Committee’s Board of Directors votes to keep the race restart in Willow; Opponents of a proposed education amendment rally outside the state capital; Top Iron Dog racers separated by…

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Update News: February 17th, 2014

In Monday’s news: With the start of the 2014 Iron Dog Snowmachine Race last night, racers discuss the course, gear, and their ambitions; Secretary of State Kerry says in a letter to Sen. Begich he’s creating an Arctic ambassadorship; A bill that would allow qualified VPSO’s to carry firearms clears a senate committee; Iditarod Trail…

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Update News: February 14th, 2014

In Friday’s news: The Senate Indian Affairs Committee reviews a controversial report portraying violence in rural Alaska as a national disgrace; Nome Common Council passes an ordinance to combat psychoactive designer drugs like spice and bath salts; House Education Committee begins taking testimony on Gov. Parnell’s omnibus education bill; Nome Port Commission meets to discuss…

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