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Update News: Monday, July 22, 2013

In Monday’s news: Alaska’s House Committee on Community and Regional Affairs held public hearing in Nome on Saturday; Two elderly Yup’ik speakers and two tribal organizations file federal lawsuit against State of Alaska; Eight legislators and sixteen delegates traveled to Nome Friday after weeklong PNWER summit; Small community in Southeast Alaska must double student population…

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Update News: Friday, July 19, 2013

In Friday’s news: Contract for air service between Little Diomede and Nome has been renewed;  Relief funds for last summer’s King salmon fisheries disasters closer to reaching fishermen; Meet the very first man to put a suction dredge in the Bering Sea; Nome runners and cyclists preparing for tomorrow’s Cape Nome Marathon; Record number of climbers…

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Update News: Thursday, July 18, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Nome commercial chum salmon fishery reopens after being closed for 22 years; 24-year-old Minto, Alaska woman charged with first-degree murder; Air Force holding public hearings in Mat-Su Valley and Fairbanks on Draft EIS released last month; Alaska’s lone U.S. House member voted with majority to delay key provisions of federal healthcare overhaul;…

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Update News: Wednesday, July 17, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: 69-year-old Bethel resident facing more charges of sexually abusing minors; Federal government opening disaster recovery center in Fairbanks; Hundreds of business and political leaders gathering in Anchorage this week; Kodiak native sets milestone for Alaskans running the mile; This summer, NOAA is updating decades-old nautical charts of waters off Red Dog Mine;…

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Update News: Tuesday, July 16, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Alaska Redistricting Board adopts final district plan for voting in Alaska; U.S. Coast Guard opens forward operating location in Kotzebue; Post-doctoral fellow researching impacts of increased vessel traffic on Alaska Native communities.

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Update News: Monday, July 15, 2013

In Monday’s news: Unalakleet man charged with illegal subsistence fishing earlier this month; U.S. Coast Guard has opened seasonal base in Kotzebue; Police say alcohol and speed may have played a factor in East Anchorage car crash Friday; FAA increasing amount of hours required to become commercial air carrier co-pilot; Former lawmaker John Cowdery has…

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Update News: Friday, July 12, 2013

In Friday’s news: State of Alaska submits cross appeal in Kuskokwim fishermen trials; Federal money for Nome harbor on its way to being approved; University of Alaska Fairbanks researcher urging development of better sea ice forecasts; State health department getting bonuses for outstanding performance with federal food stamp program.

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Update News: Wednesday, July 10, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: Richard Foster building relocated after Nome public outcry; Bodies of three people identified in Nunam Iqua fire; NOAA Fisheries rejects endangered species listing for ribbon seals; Governor Sean Parnell doubles down on plan to conduct seismic testing in ANWR; 78-year-old Anchorage man oldest person to summit Mount McKinley.

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Update News: Tuesday, July 9, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: ADEC receives report of an oil sheen east of Nome; Alaska Redistricting Board adopts new map; Incidental takes of Pacific walrus & polar bears in Chukchi and Beaufort Seas approved by U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service; Northwest Arctic Borough School District in Kotzebue has won national award.

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Update News: Monday, July 8, 2013

In Monday’s news: Air taxi crash at Soldotna Airport kills all 10 on board; Evacuations from Stuart Creek fire could number in the thousands; Efforts to prevent fuel spill from sunken fishing tender in Bristol Bay failed last week; Another fight over king salmon simmers in Grayling; Senator Donny Olson encouraging constituents to sign petition…

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