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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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Update News: Friday, May 3, 2013

In Friday’s news: Next legislative session may be focused on natural gas; Nome Community Center hosting community-wide conversation about racial equity this Saturday; Governor Sean Parnell expected to announce plans for political future; Alaska Governor Sean Parnell says billions of dollars more in new investment is expected under recent tax changes; Bear that attacked man…

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Update News: Thursday, May 2, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Fairbanks man wakes from coma after being rescued off mountain north of Nome; Sentencing for two cases against Teddy Kyle Smith has yet to happen; King salmon fishing on Kuskokwim may be different than last year; Marissa Abarca of Kalskag took second place at the statewide Yup’ik Spelling Bee for Beginners; Governor…

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Update News: Wednesday, May 1, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: Alaska State Troopers say a 5-year-old girl died, on Monday, after being shot by her older brother; Nome Volunteer Search and Rescue assisted in saving a life for the second time in ten days; Another weak Yukon River Chinook salmon return is forecast for this summer; Colder temperatures are still present in…

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Update News: Tuesday, April 30, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Head of U.S. Coast Guard testified last week on Coast Guard’s 2014 budget request; Opponents of controversial tax cut for oil companies beginning to gather support for referendum; State Supreme Court gave Alaska Redistricting Board clarification last week; Nome Board of Education passes FY14 budget for Nome Public Schools; National Weather Service…

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