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Nome’s Safety Patrol

Since 2004, Safety Patrol has tried to keep Nome’s visitors safe during the town’s busiest seasons. Safety Patrol, a volunteer group organized by Kawerak Wellness and the Regional Wellness Forum, walks Nome’s streets to spot trouble before it happens and offer aid to those in need. Safety Patrol completed its 8th annual Permanent Fund Dividend…

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Senator Murkowski on Arctic Issues and Policies

Last week KNOM News Director Laureli Kinneen interviewed Senator Lisa Murkowski on the Arctic.  After attending the Conference of Arctic Parlimentarians in Iceland, Murkowski was convinced that the US could play an important role in making the Arctic more relevant to the rest of the world. Senator Murkowski is encouraging Secretary Clinton to designate an…

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Update News: Wednesday, October 3, 2012

In Wednesday’s News: Unofficial results from Tuesday’s Municipal Election in Nome; Amber Alert in Anchorage for a 3 day old son taken by his mother; US and Russia officially on-board to link Beringian parklands; Anchorage homicide in a church parking lot; Pebble Mine opponents protesting the developer’s environmental research.

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Preliminary Results from Nome’s Municipal Election

The unofficial results from today’s municipal race in Nome: City Council Seat C Randy Pomeranz 47% Kenny Hughes 23% Randy Oles  29% City Council Seat D Stan Anderson 48% Jim West Jr. 33% Nikolai Ivanoff 19% School Board Seat C Betsy Brennan 57% Monica Rose 42% Norton Sound Economic Development Corporation Nome Representative Don Stiles…

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Update News: Tuesday, October 2, 2012

In Tuesday’s News: Galena woman choked until unconscious, another woman charged with felony assault; Two Kivalina teenagers steal $189,000 from the Kivalina Native Store; Elections today for Nome Municipal seats; Alaska voting registration deadline is October 8; New Alakanuk airport opens; Senator Begich advocating for oil reserves in the NPRA.

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Update News: Monday, October 1, 2012

In Monday’s News: Pilot Station 9 year old boy shoots another 9 year old, he dies; State finds Wasilla day care center occasionally negligent; Pilot escapes floatplane crash unharmed in Anchorage; Early snow in Anchorage; UAF professor presents research on sled dogs; Senators urge halt to arctic drilling.  

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Profile: At NEST, Shelter and Soup

Last winter, Shoni Evans made soup for Nome’s overnight emergency shelter almost everyday for seven months. Each morning Evans cooked about 40 cups of muskox stew, caribou soup, or smoked salmon chowder in her Snake River home. And she delivered it to the Nome Emergency Shelter Team at Nome’s Nazarene Church close to every afternoon–come rain, blizzards,…

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Update News: Wednesday, September 26, 2012

In Wednesday’s news: Human remains found Monday still unidentified in Anchorage; Helicopter crash at Merrill Field Tuesday night; Alaska selling part of NPRA to drilling companies; Econ One Research advising Parnell administration on oil taxes; Bill proposed that would increase funding for legacy well cleanup; NEST looking for fish, meat and game donations for upcoming…

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Update News: Tuesday, September 25, 2012

In Tuesday’s News: Police investigating human remains in West Anchorage; Wasilla hunter presumed drowned after attempting to cross swollen creek; Nome City Council distributed NSEDC Community Benefit Share, nixed gaming amendment, received thanks from departing Councilmember Knodel; Gov. Parnell in Asia, drumming up support for Alaska natural gas; Looming tax increase could lower Native Corporation…

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A Village Trip: Kids, Fish, Trees and Bears, oh my!

Last weekend, I got to go on my first village trip–and relive the glory days of elementary school. I visited Unalakleet (YOU-nuh-luh-cleat), a community of 800 nestled on the Bering Sea. Laureli, the News Director, came with me, to show me the ropes and show me around her hometown. I travelled there to do a…

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