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Update News: Tuesday September 3rd, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Governor Parnell declares economic disaster for Savoonga and Gambell; New coalition of village native corporations, the Bering Sea Alliance, is announced; Single engine plane crash on Friday outside McGrath; Federal officials and nonprofit groups work to set up health insurance marketplaces by Oct. 1. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/08/2013-09-03-knom-update-news.mp3

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Profile: Gold Miner Igor Sudarkin

During this summer, KNOM has been featuring stories of our Nome neighbors involved in gold mining. As the summer comes to a close, KNOM is featuring our final story in the Gold Miner Profile series. Meet Igor Sudarkin – dredge co-owner, commercial diver and engineer in hyperbaric diving. This is his third year gold mining…

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Update News: Friday August 30, 2013

In Friday’s news: Oil prices continue to surge; Victims of Spring floods have additional time to apply for assistance; Conditions set for Wilma Osborn’s release; State court to challenge Alaska’s redistricting plan; Sen. Joe Miller promises to defund Obamacare if elected; Meet Igor Sudarkin, the final gold-miner in our summer profile series. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/08/2013-08-30-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: Thursday August 29, 2013

In Thursday’s news: White House seeking to mobilize military strikes against Syrian government; Arraignment scheduled for Nome resident accused of assault; State Troopers arrest 3 residents in St. Mary’s for drug trafficking; Old Norton Sound Hospital for sale; Sen. candidate Joe Miller says he would support de-funding Obamacare if elected. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/08/2013-08-29-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: Wednesday, August 28, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: Dillingham man dies in SUV crash; Bristol Bay region welcomed new EPA Administrator to Dillingham yesterday; Nome Public Schools called for a precautionary lockdown yesterday; Nome Board of Education shares new state school rating system; Seismologists say moderate earthquake jolted community in Alaska’s Interior. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/08/2013-08-28-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: Tuesday, August 27, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Two former staffers of AITC have been indicted on theft charges; Peter Jackson of Unalakleet has been found and arrested; Administrator of EPA visiting Alaska this week; Road to Pilgrim Hot Springs currently closed; Governor Sean Parnell signs new executive order to improve state government efficiency. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/08/2013-08-27-knom-update-news.mp3

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A Year (or two) in Review

How does one encapsulate a year (or two) of growth? I have to admit that I’ve been up late over the past couple weeks trying to process what has transpired – not only during my time at KNOM but also during my first year of service in Ohio. Not so long ago, I remember getting…

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Update News: Monday, August 26, 2013

In Monday’s news: NTSB says fatal plane crash in Big Lake occurred during aborted landing; Responders and residents racing winter to rebuild and return to homes in Galena; White House Office of Science and Technology Policy visited Nome this past week; UAF taking new approach to helping students struggling with depression that may lead to…

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Update News: Friday, August 23, 2013

In Friday’s news: Fairbanks judge denies request for gag order in Bethel sex abuse case; Anchorage man suspected of shooting at police officer has been arrested; Alaska education leaders have mixed reactions to President Obama’s college affordability ranking plans; Starting this Sunday, Alaska Airlines will no longer have three flights operating to and from Nome;…

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