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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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Profile: Nome’s Cultural Planners Group

Nome’s Cultural Planners Group is hosting a Fall Fun Fest in Nome this weekend. This is the third event the group has planned for the community, so KNOM’s Margaret DeMaioribus sat down with group spokesperson, Marjorie Tahbone, to learn about the how the group got started. Learn about the Nome Cultural Planners Group here: http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/08/2013-08-22-profile-nome-cultural-planners-group.mp3  …

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Update News: Thursday, August 22, 2013

In Thursday’s news: NOAA Fisheries research vessel on its way to Chukchi Sea to study whales; New U.S. EPA administrator is scheduled to be in Alaska next week; Nome’s Cultural Planners Group hosting Fall Fun Fest this Saturday; Strong auroras have been forecast for the end of the week; 25 teams signed up this week…

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Update News: Wednesday, August 21, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Robert Papp visited Nome Tuesday; Oil prices have spiked recently; White House Office of Science and Technology Policy wants to hear your thoughts on National Arctic Strategy. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/08/2013-08-21-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: Tuesday, August 20, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Archaeological site in Quinhagak reveals largest collection of pre-contact Yup’ik artifacts; Alaska State Troopers still searching for Unalakleet man accused of confronting police with a firearm; Anchorage police cracking down on drunk driving; Senate subcommittee looking into issue of education funding; Alaska Office of Boating Safety reminds boaters and hunters on the…

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Update News: Monday, August 19, 2013

In Monday’s news: Stakeholders in Arctic, Kuskokwim and Yukon regions say they’re in a crisis; Number of ships through Bering Strait grew 118% between 2008 and 2012; Nome’s Quality Auto Women’s Softball Team wins 2013 Anchorage ASA Women’s Softball Tournament. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/08/2013-08-19-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: Friday, August 16, 2013

In Friday’s news: Conservatives in Congress threatening to shut down the federal government; Alaska State Troopers still looking for 28-year-old Peter Jackson of Unalakleet; Dry weather and warm temperatures continuing to spread interior Alaska wildfires; Nome gold miner Kenny Hughes says mining has a big impact on city economy; Committee deciding whether Anchorage should bid…

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Profile: Gold Miner Kenny Hughes

The town quite often referred to as the Gold Rush City has seen an influx of people in the summer the past few years. And this summer, KNOM has been talking with our gold mining neighbors. This week we talked with someone who was born in Nome. Meet Kenny Hughes. He began gold panning on…

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Update News: Thursday, August 15, 2013

In Thursday’s news: New lawsuit filed against state redistricting board; Center for Disease Control report says Alaskans pay heavy price for heavy drinking of alcohol; Nome will be featured in Alaska episode of “Growing Native”; Alaska volcano on Aleutian Islands again oozing lava. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/08/2013-08-15-knom-update-news.mp3

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