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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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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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