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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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To the Dredge!

Spring fever is in the air. After only four hours of daylight in the fall, much darkness, sadness, adjustment, the sun is here to stay. Everyone is coming out of the woodwork. As roads continue to clear, children are seen riding their bikes, playing in the diminishing piles of snow, jumping in puddles. I find…

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Update News: Monday, April 29, 2013

In Monday’s news: GCI announces Unalakleet has terrestrial broadband services; Four bowhead whales landed in Savoonga; 2013 CITGO fuel program deadline approaching; BSSD has another NYO record holder; Nome’s Laura Samuelson reappointed to State Historical Records Advisory Board.

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Update News: Friday, April 26, 2013

In Friday’s news: Steven Gast will serve as the next superintendent of Nome Public Schools; Investigation into death of 7-year-old Kotzebue boy has been ruled accidental; Bering Strait School District has a world record athlete; National Infant Immunization Week ends today; Alaska Native regional corporation says it has a new interim chief executive officer; Jackpot…

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Update News: Thursday, April 25, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Bethel judge deciding if subsistence fishermen have spiritual right to fish;   First effects of heroin use being seen in Nome; Senator Lisa Murkowski and rest of women in Senate attended dinner at the White House last night.  

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Update News: Wednesday, April 24, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: About 40 people gathered in Bethel on Monday for subsistence rights; Companies spearheading development of proposed Pebble Mine anticipate permitting before end of 2013; Leading Spanish oil company finds oil on Alaska’s North Slope; Subcommittee of U.S. Senate Energy Committee appears to have no objections to renaming Mount McKinley.

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Update News: Tuesday, April 23, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Wood boiler may be to blame for a fire that burned down a home in Dillingham last week; Fiscal analysis shows oil tax overhaul may cost state between $4.2 and 4.6 billion dollars through 2019; 2013 budget for Pebble Mine project is $80 million; Nome Common Council passes ordinance adopting Port of…

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Update News: Monday, April 22, 2013

In Monday’s news: Alaska State Troopers investigating death of Pitkas Point man killed on hunting trip; Fairbanks man air-lifted off mountain near Nome this past weekend; Nome Public Schools Board of Education announces superintendent finalist has withdrawn candidacy; Department of Veterans Affairs officials presented medal to Frankie Kuzuguk, Sr. on Friday; New district records set…

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Update News: Friday, April 19, 2013

In Friday’s news: Closing arguments for twenty-two subsistence fishermen heard yesterday in Bethel; After much controversy, House Bill 77 waiting to be heard in the next legislative session; Shell signs agreement with Russian energy company; Climate change likely to bring warm temperatures over next fifty to one-hundred years; Nome hosted Arctic Port Planning charrette this…

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