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Update News: Friday, May 18, 2012

Deckhand from Washington state dies on processor off Togiak; Nome Port Commission plans for onslaught of dredges in harbor; new labor commissioner named, Dianne Blumer; Shishmaref’s Mary Huntington named Shishmaref school’s vice principal; Safety Fair in Nome tomorrow, opportunity to register bikes.

Update News: Thursday, May 17, 2012

Errant text to trooper in Bethel have two women facing possible misdemeanor charges; Nome breaks record for wettest day in May; state releases draft EA for Nome runway safety improvements; environmental and AK Native groups appeal air permit granted to Shell; Inupiat Word Finder App now available.

Update News: Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Long-time BSSD pilot Doug Hemnes dies of a heart attack; governor vetoes very little from operating and capital projects budgets; Elim City Council does not certify election, village remains dry; Pebble Mine being prepared for permitting; North Dakota passes Alaska to become second leading oil-producing state.

Update News: Thursday, May 10, 2012

Body found north of Anchorage identified as missing airman; Federal Subsistence Board adopts tribal consultation policy, holds off on consultation with ANCSA corporations; largest herring fishery on hold, herring not eager to show up; NOAA and Russian counterparts collaborate in seal survey; Chief Papasadora reminds youth that choices made now can impact entire community.

Update News: Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Elim votes to go damp, 2nd election may take place due to ballot discrepancies; BSSD board approves 52-million dollar budget, sees utility costs rise 1-million dollars; Gambell residential caregiver wins national award; two Nome teachers retire after 20+ years with district, housing issue for incoming teachers and hiring.

Update News: Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Whaling commission former director Maggie Ahmaogak pleads guilty to misappropriating money; jury selection for militia leader trial to continue today; searchers look for 13-year-old hiker in Southeast; Nome Schools, Rotary Club and Boys and Girls Club ask to be included in city budget.

Update News: Friday, May 4, 2012

Puzzle Project to find out why Alaska Native smoking rates are high and to find ways for more effective prevention; Nome School Board to vote for contract for new HS principal; Lemonade Day this Sunday; FAA seeks $650,000 in fines against Alaska Air and Horizon Air.

Profile: The Muskox Cultural Exchange

This Saturday in Nome, a special meeting will take place, bringing together cultural experts from across Western Alaska: knitters, hunters, spinners, carvers, guides, and others. They’ll…

Update News: Thursday, May 3, 2012

Nome Gold now owns 11.5 thousand acres north of Nome and have begun excavating; Nome hosts Alaska Tobacco Control Alliance summit; Nome Elementary’s Principal Keller says today’s parents less sure of roles as parents; musk ox cultural exchange workshop this Saturday.