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Update News: Thursday, May 16, 2013

In Thursday’s news: More money needed for Richard Foster building in Nome; Wasted carcasses of musk oxen near Kotzebue forces closure of subsistence hunt this year; Grassroots campaign gathering signatures for referendum to repeal Senate Bill 21; Nome senior Dominique Hall signs letter of intent to play basketball at NW Indian College.

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Update News: Wednesday, May 15, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: U.S. Senate expected to pass sweeping bill today authorizing dozens of water projects; Norton Sound winter commercial king crab fishery closing for season today; Eleven new students will be attending Anvil City Science Academy in Nome next year; Scientists say small lava flows have been detected on two restless volcanoes in Alaska.

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Update News: Tuesday, May 14, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Fiber optic broadband is coming to Nome; Ambulance Chief, Victoria Erickson, will be with the Nome Volunteer Ambulance Department for two more years; Ice on Kuskokwim River thawing slower than usual; Link to the past has been discovered at Nome’s Covenant Church.

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Strangers who Inspire

After spending almost two years in service, I’ve come to realize something quite real… My life is completely dependent upon the generosity of others. Growing up, I remember my immediate needs were met by my parents, then eventually by friends and of course by myself as an adult; however, now counting four years that have…

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Update News: Monday, May 13, 2013

In Monday’s news: White House released National Strategy for Arctic Region on Friday; River ice break up expected to be two weeks later than normal; Nome youth braved chilly fog Saturday afternoon to operate lemonade stands.  

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Update News: Friday, May 10, 2013

In Friday’s news: Kawerak, Inc. is compiling traditional knowledge into an atlas; NOAA Fisheries wants to hear final comments about recent Environmental Impact Statement; Alaska’s senior U.S. Senator chosen to lead National Republican Senatorial Committee’s Native American Program; Kid entrepreneurs will be hitting the streets this Saturday.    

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Update News: Thursday, May 9, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Former Bethel police officer being charged with being intoxicated while on the scene of a police shooting; One person is raising money to bring members of her community back to their homeland (http://www.usaprojects.org/project/ugiuva_miuguru_a_i_am_from_king_island); U.S. Coast Guard contracts to build sixth National Security Cutter; UAF Northwest Campus in Nome celebrating commencement tonight at…

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Update News: Wednesday, May 8, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: 30-year-old Alakanuk woman has died in four-wheeler crash; Senator Lisa Murkowski says federal government should clean-up abandoned federal well sites in Alaska; Alaskan community seeking road through national wildlife refuge will receive visitors from Senator Murkowski’s office; Nome Public Schools presented Fiscal Year 2014 budget to the Nome Common Council last night;…

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Update News: Tuesday, May 7, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: AuruMar’s second season of offshore gold mining assessments is expected to start in mid to late June; State says it could cost up to $2.5 million to implement repeal of recent oil tax structure; Six coastal governors call on Washington to open up more waters to offshore drilling; National Weather Service lists spring…

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Update News: Monday, May 6, 2013

In Monday’s news: Impact of marine mining in Norton Sound again in the spotlight; Senator Lisa Murkowski held second listening session on subsistence last Thursday; Former aide to Senator Lisa Murkowski now working as lobbyist; NASA engineers and scientists developing app to assist in Alaskan flight safety.  

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