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Update News: Thursday, April 4, 2013

In Thursday’s news: U.S. District court decides on Akiachak Native Community v. Salazar: Alaska tribes have the right to be treated the same as other tribes; National Transportation Safety Board investigates Trooper helicopter crash; Bethel considers amendment to make drunken walking illegal on city streets or ice roads; Nome officials debate film license applications; Governor…

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Season of Change

Ah, April. It’s Spring in Nome — a balmy 25 degrees and flooded with return of the sun. Every morning on KNOM, we read the weather forecast. It’s one of the less glamorous aspects of the news job. But it’s critically important to our listeners, especially during blizzards, storms, or high winds. And each morning…

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Update News: Monday, April 1, 2013

In Monday’s News: Trooper helicopter down; Pipeline to study whether less water content will improve performance; State spending will require dipping into reserves; CDC grant to link HIV-infected Alaskans with doctors; Digital learning initiatives gathering steam in Juneau.

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Elder Voices: Mike Williams, Sr.

Mike Williams, Sr. is a well-regarded man. An Iditarod veteran, Yupik elder, and prominent tribal rights advocate, Williams is the type of musher who draws a big crowd at the finish line, even if he comes in 45th place. He shares some of his stories on the latest edition of KNOM’s Elder Voices. Williams has mushed for…

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Iditarod!

Iditarod has come and gone. I am exhausted. The entire KNOM staff is exhausted. As dog teams raced their way from Anchorage, through the Alaska Range, up the Yukon River and to the Bering Sea Coast we followed them closely, tracking mushers on GPS, digging through websites for race analysis, listening to Laureli’s interviews with mushers…

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Update News: Tuesday, March 12, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Alleged Kiana criminal Teddy Kyle Smith to face trial in May;  NSHC moves patients to new hospital without a hitch; Teachers might have to wait longer for tenure, if House bill passes; State would take responsibility for dredge-and-fill permits, thanks to Senate bill; ConocoPhillips not extending natural gas export license for Nikiski…

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Update News: Monday, March 11, 2013

In Monday’s news: Nome teachers and school district butting heads on teacher contracts; Public comment period for salmon “Franken-fish” extended; First ever genealogy of King Island presented today at Nome museum, compiled by Nome nun after forty years of research.

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Update News: Wednesday, March 6, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: Nome teachers standing their ground on contract negotiations; Nome’s next Nome Superior Court Judge to be Timothy Dooley of Anchorage; Three bodies found in Iditarod plane wreckage; Federal sequester will have sweeping impact in Alaska, says AFN President Julie Kitka; Nome Elementary School Library may be renamed after Joy Hewitt; Alaska House passed…

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Update News: Tuesday, March 5, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Plane missing on Iditarod trail, three people aboard; Bethel veterans’ grave preserved, thanks to Alaska Department of Transportation; Sen. Begich requests $2 billion towards Alaska’s ports; Alaska Eskimo Whaling Commission allocates 67 bowhead strikes for 2013; Bethel’s Irene Washington reappointed to state veterans council; Lady Nanooks basketball get one last win at…

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Update News: Monday, March 4, 2013

In Monday’s news: Iditarod 41 in full swing; Tribes to get more votes at AFN conventions; Polar bears’ endangered species listing upheld by US Court of Appeals; Nuiqsut files law suit against US Army Corps of Engineers for alleged Clean Water Act violations.

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