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Signing off

Well folks, it’s been a wild and very rewarding two years. I haven’t wrapped my mind around it, but I am finishing my time at KNOM…

Update News: Monday, May 28, 2012

In Monday’s news: Federal court upholds Shell Oil’s drilling plans; fisheries managers predict Yukon Chinook run to be below 2011 totals; Coast Guard rescues hunters near Port Heiden; Alaska Permanent Fund to invest $400 million in home rentals; 18 year old in Kenai shot by teenager; housing complex for chronic inebriates opens in Fairbanks.

Profile: Nome Safety Fair

Nome Emergency Service providers and Norton Sound Injury Prevention will host a Safety Fair in Nome this Saturday at the Nome Elementary School parking lot. Bike…

Dial it in

When you’re in an urban area, you can scan the radio and stumble across dozens of stations. As a big radio fan, I love working the…

Update News: Friday, May 11, 2012

Alaska Supreme Court orders redistricting board to amend plan for 2012 elections; Elim city council has not decided whether to canvass vote to go damp; Coast Guard medevacs 3 fishermen exposed to ammonia; governor signs bill outlawing texting while driving; Parnell names Probasco to Board of Game; and an Anvil City Science Academy artist in residence helps students create Tlingit performance art.

It’s Melting

After a couple false starts, spring is in full swing. With light until midnight and temperatures hitting 40 degrees, the snow is rapidly disappearing. I took…