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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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Profile: Brent Tuttle

The State Department of Natural Resources issued 205 permits for offshore mining operations in Nome this year. In the midst of Nome’s second gold rush, the town quite often referred to as the Gold Rush City has seen an influx of people in the summer these past few years. At KNOM this summer, we’re taking…

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Update News: Friday, July 5, 2013

In Friday’s news: Infrared flights show Stuart Creek Wildfire nearly half the size previously believed; Alaska State Troopers investigating death of unidentified person recovered from lake near Palmer; State Senator Bert Stedman signs petition to repeal Senate Bill 21; U.S. Coast Guard terminates voyages of five commercial fishing vessels near Juneau; Norton Sound Hoop Camp…

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Independence Day

Oh, the Fourth of July. I have so many wonderful memories of parades and fireworks as a child. My sister and I often visited our grandparents in upstate Pennsylvania on the Fourth of July. I’m not sure if it was the awe of the fireworks, the late-night fresh ice cream or just the fact I…

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Update News: Thursday, July 4, 2013

In Thursday’s news: ADF&G further restricts fishermen with limited king salmon in Unalakleet and North Rivers; Alaska Office of Children’s Services looking into records of Bethel man accused of sexually abusing children; State Troopers still investigating burglary in Marshall; Wildfire south of Two Rivers grew to 50,000 acres Wednesday; Church bells ringing around Alaska marking…

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Update News: Wednesday, July 3, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: Endangered Species Act under scrutiny by Western Governors ‘Association; Growing wildfire near Fairbanks forces evacuation watch; Two Washington state men spent night in Alaska wild after airplane crash near Talkeetna; Alaska’s lone U.S. House member is seeking twenty-second term; State trying to keep pressure on company building major natural gas pipeline; An…

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