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Update News: Thursday, July 26, 2012

In Thursday’s News: FCC intends to connect rural Alaskans to broadband in next three years; Family and friends of Valerie Sifsof, missing since July 7, offer $25-thousand reward; 24-year-old Kwethluk man drowns in Napaskiak South on Tuesday; ConocoPhillips Alaska earned $551-million in second quarter, paid $983-million in tax and royalties to state; Salmon Lake fertilization…

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Update News: Wednesday, July 25, 2012

In Wednesday’s News: Troopers in Nome looking for missing 17-year-old Jared Wiggins; Pilgrim River may reopen next week for subsistence fishing, late runs in Norton Sound; AK lawmakers meet next week, talk about commercializing natural gas resources; Nome resident quietly fights in one-man crusade against Nome’s litter.

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Update News: Tuesday, July 24, 2012

In Tuesday’s News: In fuel buying and shipping season, fuel prices continue to rise; NVFD Chief Matt Johnson says if they didn’t respond, he believes Teller would cease to exist; Protestors urge EPA to reject Shell Oil’s request for waiver in air permit requirements; Millrock begins drilling at Council Gold Project; FCC to hold public…

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Update News: Friday, June 20, 2012

In Friday’s News: Nome Port Commission looks at port authority with Teller and/or Brevig Mission, facility at Port Clarence; Catholic Diocese of Fairbanks scheduled August mass to celebrate 50th anniversary, to acknowledge church’s failure and apologize; 13 Relay for Life of Nome teams raise $18-thousand, goal $30-thousand, event August 11 & 12; Community Farmer’s Market…

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Update News: Tuesday, July 17, 2012

In Tuesday’s News: Coast Guard launching temporary base in Barrow until October; Drifting tug headed to Nome makes it to Cordova, USCG to inspect; As 1.5 million tons of debris from Japanese tsunami makes it to Alaskan shores, so far sparing the Norton Sound; Senator Mark Begich says $50,000 “woefully inadequate” for tsunami debris clean…

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Update News: Friday, July 13, 2012

In Friday’s News: Human remains found near Brevig Mission that of Kyle Komok PenAir bans Sand Point tribal members from regularly scheduled service; Despite loss of offices from fire, Mary’s Igloo culture camp still on; Mike Benchoff has until Aug. 15 to be in compliance with port tariffs, faces ban from Nome Port; Shell Oil…

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Update News: Thursday, July 12, 2012

In Thursday’s News: Teller Catholic Church spared, but two buildings collapsed, city’s front-end loader blows up; Plane crash in Homer kills former state representative Heinze; Nome Port Commission asks council to ban individual from the port; Hearings continue for coastal management program initiative; Researcher finds the state has collected $170-billion in revenue from North Slope…

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Update News: Wednesday, July 11, 2012

In Wednesday’s News: Sen. Begich calls on Parnell to declare fisheries disaster in YK Delta; Human remains found one mile east of Brevig Mission being identified; Jet skiers detained in Russia ordered to return to the US, arrived in Wales last night; RuralCap begins suicide prevention program; Greens are sprouting at Nome’s Community Garden.

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Jet Skiers Detained in Russia After Trip from Wales

Six jet skiers from the reality show Dangerous Waters are trying to make their way back to Wales tomorrow after being arrested last week in Lavrentiya, Russia. The crew of six was detained in a Russian gym for four nights for not having valid travel documents jet skiing from Wales to Russia. They departed Wales…

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Update News: Tuesday, July 10, 2012

In Tuesday’s News: Man arrested in death of homeless woman from Eagle Village; Kawerak to be included in the Richard Foster Building; Producers of Bering Sea Gold donates $20-thousand toward East End Park; Nine stranded boaters rescued near Kotzebue; Alaska Native Language Archive makes available research in EndangeredLanguages.com.

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