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Update News: Wednesday, July 31, 2013

In Friday’s news: Alaska’s Office of Children Services no longer answering questions about Bethel child molestation case; U.S. Air Force changing deadline for comments on moving F-16 squadron from Fairbanks to Anchorage; NTSB to investigate barge that hit U.S. Coast Guard cutter; President Barack Obama laying out plan to simplify and lower corporate tax rates;…

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Update News: Tuesday, July 30, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Senator Olson and Representative Foster throwing weight behind St. Lawrence Island’s quest for aid; State health officials have responded to spike in TB in YK region community; Effort to repeal tax cut on oil companies meets number to get on ballot; Oil sheen from sunken tender still seen in Bristol Bay; U.S. and…

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PROFILE: Ian Foster

Nome is in the midst of a second gold rush. The town quite often referred to as the Gold Rush City has seen an influx of people in the summer the past few years. KNOM is getting to know our neighbors. Meet Ian Foster. He came to Nome four years ago planning to mine for…

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Update News: Friday, July 26, 2013

In Friday’s news: Native Village of Gambell declares economic disaster due to low walrus harvest;  Challenge filed to Alaska Redistricting Board’s latest redrawing of political boundaries; Coastal Villages Region Fund asking for more fish for their fishermen; As Nome is in the midst of its second gold rush, meet gold miner Ian Foster.  

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Update News: Thursday, July 25, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Nome City Council voted yesterday to fund drilling test well at Pilgrim Hot Springs; Kivalina receives last-minute help while down to its last drops of treated water; Two largest mobile service providers in Alaska have created joint venture; Floatplane crash on Prince of Wales island injures four; Alaska’s senators voted with majority…

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Update News: Wednesday, July 24, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: NJUS to take over operation of Banner Wind farm; Bethel fire authorities investigating explosion of gasoline tank; Obama administration opposes Senator Lisa Murkowski’s latest revenue sharing bill; BLM hearing local input in establishing new land use plan for Bering Sea-Western Interior planning area.

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I’m a professional…

I’ve come to realize that I am a professional at many things – meaning,  I have a variety of talents that I’ve dabbled in over the years. Before coming to KNOM, I had quite a few  job titles. I taught martial arts. I worked as Elmo and the Pink Panther. I was a backup dancer…

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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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